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SmilingElephant

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I dusted my ends back in August and i think I took off just a little more than I meant to.

I need to get my act together hairwise. My goal is to be at Hip Length by the end of December and I feel so lazy about my hair. I just make sure it's super moisturized and deal with it about once a week. I mist it with water everyday and use some oil on it.

Haven't deep conditioned my hair in almost a month.
 

GettingKinky

Well-Known Member
I dusted my ends back in August and i think I took off just a little more than I meant to.

I need to get my act together hairwise. My goal is to be at Hip Length by the end of December and I feel so lazy about my hair. I just make sure it's super moisturized and deal with it about once a week. I mist it with water everyday and use some oil on it.

Haven't deep conditioned my hair in almost a month.
I’m super lazy and I’ve only DCd a few times in my life. I can never motivate myself enough to do it. Even when I use DC I just leave it on my hair while I wash myself and then rinse it out. I’ve also never had hip length hair, so maybe I’m missing an important step.
 

SmilingElephant

Well-Known Member
You know what? I just re-evaluated my routine that I've been doing since I started repairing my hair earlier this year. I'm going to just leave my hair alone. It's long enough where I don't need to redo my curls every other day...just put it in a bun and keep it moisturized and oiled.

I'm gonna do this until February.

I used to do this all the time and my hair grew SO much. I forget who it was upthread that told me she was doing this too, but it never clicked in my head to do that myself!

I'm just going to do my hair once a week, the whole wash day. And refresh in the middle of the week. Just put my hair up!
 

SmilingElephant

Well-Known Member
I’m super lazy and I’ve only DCd a few times in my life. I can never motivate myself enough to do it. Even when I use DC I just leave it on my hair while I wash myself and then rinse it out. I’ve also never had hip length hair, so maybe I’m missing an important step.
Deep conditioning regularly will honestly change your hair life! I have just been slacking lately
 

MzSwift

Texlaxed, loccing again
I can't figure my hair out. I feel like I've been on top of the breakage and shedding but no real movement in terms of length.

It looks a lot healthier, though.
Good, then your healthy hair is surely growing!
My hair has gone through seasons like this where it seemed it wasn't getting longer but it was shinier and stronger.
This is one of the reasons I only do an official length check once a year.
 

Mapleoats

Well-Known Member
Everything went well with taking down my braids. But my hair is feeling so dry :( I’ll need a few wash and DC sessions before it gets back to normal I think. I definitely see some growth progress from the last length check. It’s a little hard to tell in the pic but this Length check actually felt more comfortable /easier to grab my hair, and the strand is now grazing the tank top but my hand covers it.

first pic is dec, then July then September
2nd pic (front view) is dec then September

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GettingKinky

Well-Known Member
Everything went well with taking down my braids. But my hair is feeling so dry :( I’ll need a few wash and DC sessions before it gets back to normal I think. I definitely see some growth progress from the last length check. It’s a little hard to tell in the pic but this Length check actually felt more comfortable /easier to grab my hair, and the strand is now grazing the tank top but my hand covers it.
Wow! Your hair has grown a lot!!
 

KidneyBean86

Southern sweetheart
I would like to join this til the end of 2020. I have been living in crochet braids for almost 8 months and got a blow out and trim today. I would like do more with my hair so it can be longer and I would like for my hair to get healthy.

I plan to keep my hair low maintenance and to start hair vitamins

Starting pic attached
 

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mayoo

Well-Known Member
Hey ladies
Checking in~~
I have been a little lazy with my hair lately.
I have contemplated cutting it way too many times. I did ammini twists, wash-and-go (mini setback. It's a no-no at this length apparently), and now I'm back to my usual braid outs

I haven't been washing every week as much (getting back on track).

Also, lately, I've noticed that deep conditioner affects my hair better when I don't use wash-out conditioner to detangle.

So now I'm washing my hair in big twists and just shampooing my scalp.

Then I apply deep con thoroughly and heavily while doing a mini-detangle and sit under my dryer for an hour.

It's been good to me so far
 
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