Why is my hair not growing?

Hey Curlies!
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I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. I've been getting a lot of questions and seeing a lot of forum post about hair growth. Ladies are wondering "why isn't my hair growing?"

Actually, your hair is growing. Your hair may not grow as fast as another person's but it is growing. We (yes, me too) are always comparing ourselves to others, in body shape, size and hair too. That's actually not necessary. Here are a few reasons why you may think that your hair isn't growing.