Hair Challenge is a game about growing your hair as long as you possibly can. You’ll pick up extensions and soon have a massive, flowing mane. Of course, there are obstacles in your way. Namely, lots and lots of spinning circular saws. And some razor blades. And some holes.

If that sounds a bit intimidating, don’t you worry. We’ve played a good chunk of the game and discovered a whole wodge of hints, tips and tricks that are going to let you get past even the toughest challenges that the game throws at you.

So, if you want to have the longest hair in all of the digital world, this here guide is exactly what you’ve been waiting for. Without any more extraneous typing, here are the five best hints, tips and cheats for Hair Challenge.

Lift up your finger to stop

If you lift your finger from the screen, you’re going to stop walking. This is a super important skill because it gives you a chance to look at the obstacles ahead of you and think about what your best course of action is. It’s also a good way to stop your hair flopping about and let it settle into a straight line.

Quick swipes flick your hair

Controlling your hair is as important as controlling your feet, especially when you’re walking zig-zags through circular saws. Quicker swipes will make your hair flick out behind you, guiding it through the maze and giving you a better chance to get through unscathed. Or, more accurately, unshaved.

Think about what’s behind you

You don’t just need to concentrate on the obstacles in front of you, you need to think about what you’ve just passed through. That’s really the key to success here – it’s the difference between long locks and a buzz cut. 

Don’t fall down holes

You’ll sometimes see gaps in the runway. You need to be careful with these because if you get your footing wrong you can fall down them and end your run. Give any holes a wide-berth and you’ll be doing just fine.

Get your timing right

This is one of the most important things in the game. Once you’ve figured out how to get past an obstacle without taking any damage, you’ll want to repeat the same move everytime. It’s not always easy, but nailing your timing through the tougher hazards will set you in good stead to get a massive score.

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