From the tides to the growth patterns of certain plants, the moon influences some of the natural phenomena that occur on our planet. In the same way, throughout history, it has been believed to affect human beings, which is why some people, in search of a spiritual guide, carry out rituals around the lunar cycle. According to superstition, following the lunar calendar when cutting hair allows it to grow healthy and quickly.
Although this theory has no scientific basis —in reality, genetic, endocrine, and metabolic factors determine the Hair growth— is a way of connecting with the environment and allowing cosmic time to set the pace for this task. Plus, it’s always fun to try something new! You want to know more? Keep reading.
What does hair growth have to do with the moon?
Astrologers attribute to human beings an effect similar to that of the tides —which rise and fall according to the cycle of the moon—, due to the strength of our gravitational field and to the fact that our bodies are mostly water. For this reason, it is said that our mood, the hair growth cycle, and even the menstrual cycle are in tune with the moon.
The theory that hair grows more or less every lunar phase could also be based on the approach farmers have taken for centuries to plant their crops so that they grow healthy.
What is the best phase of the moon to cut hair?
According to popular belief, if you want your hair to grow strong and fast, you should cut it during the first quarter or full moon. On the contrary, if you have short hair and want to keep it that way for a long time, you will have to cut it in the waning phase. And on a new moon, stay away from the scissors!
The supermoon on July 3 and the first quarter on July 26 are the best days to cut your hair so that it grows healthy, strong and quickly, according to astrology.
The full moon and the first quarter are the best phases of the moon to cut hair so that it grows healthy, strong and quickly, according to astrology.
According to astrology, the new moon is the worst phase to cut your hair, since it could damage and weaken the strands.
During this phase, the moon is placed between the Earth and the sun, which signifies the beginning of a new cycle. The illuminated half of the moon recedes from Earth, making it virtually invisible in our night sky.
In this phase, it is said that the hair becomes weaker and falls more, so opting for a cut may not be the best idea. Even if you avoid scissors, it’s still a good time to treat yourself to a treatment. Now is when you must express your affirmations regarding your hair. Remember to keep your self-talk positive in order to become what you are trying to create. For example, say “my hair is long and strong” instead of “my hair is not growing.”
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It is the period between the new moon and the full moon. At this stage we see half of the moon. It gets its name because, as the days go by, the illuminated portion of the moon increases in size.
It is believed that this is the best time to cut dry ends or open, if you want your hair to grow quickly.
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Also known as a full moon, it happens when the face of the moon that points towards the earth is illuminated by the sun in its entirety. In this phase the moon can be seen throughout the night from our planet.
It is believed that cutting hair on a full moon can make it grow healthier, stronger and more abundant. If you have damaged and brittle hair, now is the time to cut it. However, you may want to avoid drastic changes that you are not completely sure about, as this phase could make you emotional.
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In this phase, the surface of the moon visible from our planet is reduced until it completely disappears, marking the new moon and the restart of the cycle. Cutting your hair at this stage is thought to slow it down, so it’s ideal if you’ve just gotten a cut and want to keep it that way for longer.
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When to cut your hair in July 2023?
According to astrology, July 3 is a good day to get a haircut, if the goal is to grow it. Tonight we will see the first supermoon of the year, also known as the Deer Moon by the ancient North American tribes, because its appearance coincided with the growth of all the male deer’s antlers.
Take advantage of the growing quarter of July 25 to make yourself a highlight and eliminate split ends. Your hair will grow strong and fast, according to this theory.
Lunar calendar for cutting hair 2023
According to astrology, these are the best days to cut your hair throughout the year, based on Mexico’s lunar calendar:
- January 6, 2023 at 5:09 pm (full moon).
- January 28, 2023 at 9:20 am (first quarter).
- February 5, 2023 at 12:30 pm (full moon).
- February 27, 2023 at 2:06 am (first quarter).
- March 7, 2023 at 6:42 am (full moon).
- March 28, 2023 at 8:33 pm (first quarter).
- April 5, 2023 at 11:37 pm (full moon).
- April 27, 2023 at 4:21 pm (first quarter).
- June 3, 2023 at 10:43 pm (full moon).
- June 26, 2023 at 2:51 am (first quarter).
- July 3, 2023 at 6:40 pm (full moon).
- July 25, 2023 at 5:08 pm (first quarter).
- August 1, 2023 at 1:33 pm (supermoon).
- August 24, 2023 at 4:54 pm (first quarter).
- August 30, 2023 at 8:33 pm (supermoon).
- September 22, 2023 at 2:22 pm (first quarter).
- September 29, 2023 at 4:58 am (full moon).
- October 21, 2023 at 10:30 pm (first quarter).
- October 28, 2023 at 3:24 pm (full moon).
- November 20, 2023 at 4:50 am (first quarter).
- November 27, 2023 at 3:16 am (full moon).
- December 12, 2023 at 5:32 pm (first quarter).
- December 26, 2023 at 6:30 pm (full moon).
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