When it's done regularly, it can make the layers of your hair remain strong and also prevent hair tip to branch.
Hair is composed of three layers. The top layer is a powerful amino acid, known as cuticula. The middle layer is made of protein, namely crust. The last layer doesn't exist on thin or blond hair, called medulla.
Nearly 91 percent of hair is made of protein and amino acid composition.
Average hair growth per month is between a half to one inch, but at a certain moment, some hair roots don't grow and eventually fall out. It's estimated that about three months, there's no activity in follicle.
It means that at certain times, there's no hair growth on the scalp. Well, by diligently cutting hair every two months, hair growth can be maintained.
Meanwhile, every day, you may experience hair loss. It can be due to normal process or damaged hair. Usually, every day, hair loss is between 50 to 100 strands.
Hair that's never cut can continue to grow up to two to six years in average, depending on its characteristic. More than six years, hair won't grow again or dies. The suggestion to cutting hair every one and a half to two months is also suitable if you often blow-dry and color it, or are exposed to sunlight.
Hair can stop growing also because of pregnancy, breastfeeding, malnutrition or hormonal imbalance.
The best way for hair growth, in addition to cutting, of course, is nutritious, protein-rich food, such as meat, egg and bean. Vitamins E and D also play a role in cell division of hair, so it accelerates growth processes.