Retaining length is probably one of the hardest goals to achieve while on a hair journey. Many are convinced that their hair doesn't grow, but the truth is, your hair is breaking and as a result you're not getting any hang time. In order to retain length, you must start with the ends. The condition of the ends of your hair will determine the amount of length you retain, so baby them! Here are 4 key factors that have helped me retain length.