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2021 Let's Talk! APL - BSL/MBL Challenge

What is your 2021 hair length goal??

  • Arm Pit Length (APL)

  • Bra Strap Length (BSL)

  • Midback Length (MBL)

  • BSL and MBL are virtually the same to me, so both (BSL/MBL)


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GGsKin

Well-Known Member
This weekend, I'll wash and braid down my hair. I plan to try out this closure wig I finished making today, and my hair lays best underneath, when in canerows. I didn't want to commit, but I can't do things by halves.
 

Bette Davis Eyes

The "OG" Product Junkie
Coming up on week 4 this Saturday. I have an event in the evening so I'll probably have these in for maybe 2 weeks more. I planned on kinky twists next but it may be that or b ox braids after a week rest/trim.
 

apple_natural

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?

October Mini-Challenges
- Trim!
- Schedule an appointment at least lol
- In the name of end health, baggy ends a few times this month?
- Take a photo of bomb ends if you don't need a trim. We need proof! lol
 

apple_natural

Well-Known Member
I am losing my edges for little apparent reason. I don't think I've been wearing halo twists for any considerable amount of time. I haven't been doing anything to it really. I've not been wearing braids or anything. I don't know what the deal is. I've started putting on an oil mixed with minoxidil. I wonder if this will do anything. I've also start microneedling once a week. We'll see.

I don't think my hair is growing. It should be considerably longer than it is if it was growing. It couldn't be breaking. I do nothing to it. I am not heating it. I'm not doing anything. It's literally in two side buns and thats it. I think the problem is nutrition. I'm trying to remember my vitamins, but I don't. I also don't eat well, so if this is the reason. I guess my hair just isn't going to grow. There is no reason why it should be pulling to the same place it was at in January. I'm irritated. I guess I'm not that irritated or else I would take better care of myself and see if that helps.
 

HealthyHair2020

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?

October Mini-Challenges
- Trim!
- Schedule an appointment at least lol
- In the name of end health, baggy ends a few times this month?
- Take a photo of bomb ends if you don't need a trim. We need proof! lol
1. Kinda? I dust my ends all the time but it's time for a proper trim.
2. Normally every 2 to 3 months.
3. I aim for even ends but don't know know if they ever get even lol.
4. Anything more than 2 inches is considered a cut for me.

Mini-challenge
I'll trim within the month. Every time I go to book an appointment I end up not booking anything half because of the price and half because of I'm scared they'll take me back to shoulder length.
 

Neomorph

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?

October Mini-Challenges
- Trim!
- Schedule an appointment at least lol
- In the name of end health, baggy ends a few times this month?
- Take a photo of bomb ends if you don't need a trim. We need proof! lol
1. I actually just trimmed at the end of September
2. I try to trim ever 10-12 weeks
3. LOL well I attempt to go for an even look but I wear my hair curly most of the time so it doesn't really matter
4. Anything over 2 inches is a cut

I will baggy my ends at leasta couple of times this month!
 

Kells

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?

October Mini-Challenges
- Trim!
- Schedule an appointment at least lol
- In the name of end health, baggy ends a few times this month?
- Take a photo of bomb ends if you don't need a trim. We need proof! lol
I just trimmed today, I cut around an inch or so.

Here’s my progress so far.
I’d say I’m at full collarbone
Before & After trim
 

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apple_natural

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?

October Mini-Challenges
- Trim!
- Schedule an appointment at least lol
- In the name of end health, baggy ends a few times this month?
- Take a photo of bomb ends if you don't need a trim. We need proof! lol
Trimmed today on blow out before I put in box braids. The ends didn't straighten all the way, so I don't know how much I cut. I'd say it was a light trim.
 

Bette Davis Eyes

The "OG" Product Junkie
It will be 6 weeks on Saturday. I have to figure out a game plan to get these crochet locs out. She wrapped hair around the loc after crocheting it in so, that will be a little annoying to take it down.

I low key wanna bribe someone to come help.
 

icsonia22

Well-Known Member
1. Is it time for a trim?
It's been time for a trim but I'm waiting until all of my hair reaches my goal since the hair in the back is a completely different length
2. How often do you trim?
I don't
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
I cut out the occasional ssk
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?
An inch is a cut for me. It takes 3 months for me to grow an inch.
 
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icsonia22

Well-Known Member
Update. Pics taken during the end of August. I'm not even sure which number is considered MBL on this shirt. The left pic is the longer part of my hair and the right pic is from growing out an undercut.
 

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GGsKin

Well-Known Member
October - Let's Talk - Trimming!
Feel free to add questions or other comments. This is just a starter...

1. Is it time for a trim?
2. How often do you trim?
3. Do you search and destroy or go for an even look?
4. How many inches would you consider a cut vs a trim?
I trimmed/ cut today. I should've trimmed my hair before I braided it up in Sept, so I did so today after blowdrying.

I aim to trim every 3-4 months. The sides and back of my hair tend to grow faster than my crown, and I've been trying to even out the layers for years.

I used to search and destroy quite often but I realised that probably wasn't helpful, when overall, I would like an even hemline (although I wear my hair straight infrequently).

I consider 1inch or less, a trim. I cut about 2+inches from the sides today.
 
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