“Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair.” Well, alrighty then! For fairytale tresses, here’s a few quick haircare and styling tips to embrace those long locks. (We just don’t recommend letting anyone trying to climb up them!)

How to get healthy-looking long hair

There are all kinds of extensions available on the market. However the best way to get long, healthy-looking hair is to do it the natural way: by letting it grow. Every couple of months, make sure you ask your hair stylist for a quick trim in order to avoid split, straggly ends which run the risk of breaking off and giving you uneven lengths.

The Pro Fiber haircare range from L’Oréal Professionnel is ideal for reinforcing your hair’s strength and is available in different formulations depending on your specific needs.

Long hair, how to wear

Long-haired maidens have a multitude of options when it comes to styling their hair, but wearing it out and loose is our current favourite look. We love long hair when it’s glossy and natural-looking, styled into a middle part and left to do its thing. Adding a hint of colour to the ends can also be really striking as it captures the light and showcases your long locks.

A few drops of hair oil on the lengths and ends is a great way to enhance the shimmer while also nourishing the hair. For a more matte finish (one of this season’s favourite hair trends), apply a dry shampoo or mattifying powder to dry hair and brush in using a soft-bristled or paddle brush.

There’s never been a better time to have long hair!