Another important part of preventing breakage is combing your hair from the bottom up. After showering especially it is really helpful to comb your hair using a wide toothed comb rather than a bristle brush and start at the ends working your way to the roots. This will prevent the breakage involved in ripping through your hair from top to bottom with a brush. Although with long hair style especially, this method can be time consuming, it really is worth it and you will see a big difference.
Long hairstyles can be confusing with thick or curly hair, it can tend to look a little like a pyramid, and that's not something most people want. If you have thick or curly hair and thing long hairstyles are something you're interested in, talk to your hair stylist about layers. Layers can help prevent your hair from having that pyramid look and can add depth to your hair.
Long styles are something that can be suitable for just about anyone, just keep in mind these healthy hair pointers and remember that long hair is usually more maintenance, but can be worth it.