Lunar Hair Cutting: How To Make The Most Out Of The MoonEven though it isn’t scientifically proven that the Moon plays an essential role in vegetable growth, which is why the best gardeners observe the Moon before planting or pruning… So, why wouldn’t it be the same thing for hair growth? Here’s how to cut your hair in accordance with the Moon, so that it'll grow back healthier, thicker and fuller than ever! Lunar hair cutting will give you the results you dream of.
The Moon calendar 2021 is about to become your hair's best friend and will help you decide when the best time is to cut it, for your desired result. It’s one of these well-kept secrets that having beautiful hair and a good, classy cut really does depend on the Moon’s phases.
To put it simply, during the Moon’s cycle, there are certain phases that are essential for encouraging the regrowth of health healthy hair. So with all this in mind, we’re giving you all the information you need to increase growth and to become a hair shaman in your own right!
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How often and when should I cut my hair if I am trying to grow it?
Are you thinking of trimming the ends or taking off a few inches so your hair will grow back quickly and in a healthier state?
If so, the most opportune time to cut your hair is during a crescent moon: this is the stage between the New Moon and the Full Moon. If you cut your hair during this expansive phase, your hair will undoubtedly grow back quicker!
Lunar hair care during a Crescent Phase
The crescent phase of the Moon, which occurs every 2 weeks, is a regenerative phase and is the right moment to do a hair mask!
It’s suggested to color your hair during these periods as your body and hair will be in its best possible condition and so your color will take noticeably better if you dye your hair during this phase.
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Astrologist Susan Taylor's insights:
'Like gardening with the Moon, cutting your hair according to lunar cycles is an ancestral belief. The effects of the Moon on hair could cause it to grow back more or less quickly depending on the care given to it in accordance with different lunar phases.
Some hairdressers are convinced of the benefits of a "moon cut", despite the fact that its effects are not scientifically proven.'
Cutting hair by the Moon: Want thicker hair?
For those worried about the thickness of their hair, your solution once again lies with the lunar phases. Simply wait for the Moon to be in transit during Leo or Virgo, as these will be the optimal days to cut your hair if you’re looking for thicker regrowth.
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How do you make your hair grow slower?
If you’re happy with your current style and you’re looking to cut your hair in order to keep it at a desired length for as long as possible, you’ll need to cut your hair during a waning period - a phase known to slow down hair growth. The waning period is the phase between the Full Moon and the New Moon. Hair grows the slowest during this calm phase.
* Literature Source: The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need, Author; Joanna Martine Woolfolk, Published in 2012 and available here: Amazon - The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need