The most sources of traditional astrology for lunar hair care agree to choose Aries when the focus is on slower growth for hair.
It is not surprising that several of them also emphasize the waning moon to be combined with Aries for this goal.
Aries shares the barren/semi-barren class with the other noted signs for slower growth of Sagittarius/Aquarius for semi-barren, and Leo/Virgo/Gemini for barren.
Aries is classified as dry and hot, and can be either barren or semi-barren, depending on the astrologer’s or gardener’s interpretation. It is a Fire sign. Just like we add lotion to dry skin, when the moon travels through dry Aries the advice is to do a conditioning hair treatment.
Aries is dry, hot and semi-barren. Aries is a Cardinal Fire sign.
When the Moon is in Aquarius, traditional lunar hair care principles hold that it is a good time for cutting hair to see slower growth after the trim or cut.
While Aquarius is the least rated of all the astrological signs in this category of seeing slower growth after a trim or haircut with the lunar calendar, Aquarius does share the class of semi-barren with the higher rated signs of Aries and Sagittarius.
Aquarius is highly rated for coloring hair with its qualities of Fixed and wet. To boost the lunar hair calendar qualities, choose the Moon in Aquarius during the waxing moon for better absorption or the waning moon to see slower root growth.
The element of Air and class of semi-barren put Aquarius on the lunar hair chart list for conditioning.
Aquarius is wet, hot and semi-barren. Aquarius is a Fixed Air sign.