Regrowth of your new hair will generally start after you have finished the treatment that affects your hair.

At what speed does new hair grow?

The growth rate of hair can vary from person to person a great deal. The average hair grows at approximately half an inch (1.25centimetres) a month. It's important to remember that following chemotherapy the hair nearly always grows back but it can take a while.

For most people, once treatment has finished the first new hairs can peek through quite quickly, usually this means that the new hair is visible within a matter of two to three weeks. Following treatment your body may be run down and depleted of nutrients this can be part of the reason why it takes a little longer than normal to grow.

The hair growth often returns to a quicker and more stable rate once the body has recovered and regenerated. This may feel frustrating but there are plenty of ways to enhance your short hair until it reaches the length you like.

Some people may notice that their hair starts to grow back before treatment has ended. Either way, the new hair growth may be a bit patchy and uneven to begin with.

Often the slowest growing areas are around the hair line at the front of the head, nape of the neck, and the crown area. Everyone should find that normally after 2 – 3 months a covering of hair will be visible and so a very short crops style will start to evolve. In our experience, on average, it takes around 5 – 8 months before the hair is long enough to have a short textured style.

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