2012 Grow Out Challenge!

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Hello Natural Beauties!

Interested in a grow out challenge for 2012? I noticed we all have individual goals, however sometimes we need a little support.

**GUIDELINES**
  1. Join the challenge by becoming a member of the 2012 Grow-Out Challengers Community social group (go to community, then click social groups, become a member )
  2. The challenge will start on December 31, 2011 and run through December 31,2012.
  3. The challenge is open to join at any time. No cut off date!
  4. Post pictures with updates, ideas, and and anything else hair related that you'd like to share.
  5. KEEP POSITIVE!!! We're here to support each other.
**UPDATES** every three months



March 31st
June 30th
September 30th
December 31st

Share this info once you join the community:

~Current hair length
~Relaxed/Natura/Texlaxed/Loc'd
~Length goal month
~Current Regimen and styling choices
~What do you plan on changing (if anything) to make it to your goal?
~Post a beginning picture

Hope to see you around!!!
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Im in as of now... Will posted all thing you ask at 31 of this month.... I maybe going back to school soon so this will help me...

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I'm in too...will post pics on Dec 31st. This is my first challenge 
Live For Today!
Joined

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tex-laxed(pfffttt)
Thick/coarse/low porosity/low elasticity
4a/b cottony/spongy

At war with my indestructible, armadillo hair...MY WILL BE DONE!

GIFSoup
I'm in!

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Im all in

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I'm in too. I'm still transitioning and I will be right at 18months at the end of the yr so that will be good. I haven't decided whether or not I'm going to stop transitioning at the 2yr mark or go on for 3yrs but I'm all for growing out my hair regardless!
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's







Ive never done a challenge,so why not!! Im in!

Getting there slowly but surely!

Natural Since the Beginning of January 2011!
Current: Full Collar Bone
Texture: 3B/C & 4A
Goal: APL by New Years 2013

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Current Favs<3 Taaliah Waajid Curly Curl Cream, Vegetable Glycerin and Pure Argan Oil!!!
I'm in... Hopefully I manage to stay online long enough to reach the end. EXCITED!!!

I'm in! I've been a lurker for a while but I want to start to participate.

I've been natural for 2 years but did a second BC over the summer and would like to eventually get back to where I was (on my way to APL).
im in too!


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I'm in!

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I just had to update. In my earlier post I said I was going to be transitioning a lot longer and I was planning on it but I did a spur of the moment BC last night. So I am completely natural now after transitioning for 16 months and 2weeks! My longest layer reaches my shoulders and my shortest layer reaches my chin when stretched. I made my first official puff last night and I can still make a bun so I'm beyond pressed! Lol. I'm so focused on maintaining my healthy hair, diet and exercise reggie so EVERYTHING will fall into place. I ultimately want apl/bsl curly hair and mbl straight hair.

Happy hair growing ladies!
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's







OMG NaturalBeauty, congratulations. I believe the best BCs are the ones you don't plan. Can't wait to see pics. 
Live For Today!
I'm in if you don't mind a 4b joining the challenge
About my hair:
weekly shampoo-HE Honey I'm Strong
daily conditioner-HE Honey I'm Strong (use as li)
go to style-Pocahontas braids
OMG NaturalBeauty, congratulations. I believe the best BCs are the ones you don't plan. Can't wait to see pics. 
Originally Posted by cysyca
Thanks so much! I am BEYOND EXCITED! I am kinda mad at myself for not doing it before now. Lol. I was soooooooooo hung up on hanging onto those relaxed ends and I was just looking at them last night like why?! I had chopped off 4inches back in January so I only had another 3inches of relaxed ends left and they just looked sooo sad hanging onto my beautiful curls so I just said F it and started cutting! I'm glad I did. All of that anxiety over cutting for nothing! LOL.

I wanted to take some pics last night but it took me FOREVER to BC. I cut my hair in very small sections and went section by section and literally curl by curl bc I wanted to make sure all of those relaxed ends were GONE so I didn't finish my hair (wash, BC and style) until 4:30am. Needless to say by that time I was not up for taking pics! Lol. I will however get some updated ones and when I do I will definitely post them. The only thing I have now is my bag of relaxed ends! Lol.
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's







OMG NaturalBeauty, congratulations. I believe the best BCs are the ones you don't plan. Can't wait to see pics. 
Originally Posted by cysyca
Thanks so much! I am BEYOND EXCITED! I am kinda mad at myself for not doing it before now. Lol. I was soooooooooo hung up on hanging onto those relaxed ends and I was just looking at them last night like why?! I had chopped off 4inches back in January so I only had another 3inches of relaxed ends left and they just looked sooo sad hanging onto my beautiful curls so I just said F it and started cutting! I'm glad I did. All of that anxiety over cutting for nothing! LOL.

I wanted to take some pics last night but it took me FOREVER to BC. I cut my hair in very small sections and went section by section and literally curl by curl bc I wanted to make sure all of those relaxed ends were GONE so I didn't finish my hair (wash, BC and style) until 4:30am. Needless to say by that time I was not up for taking pics! Lol. I will however get some updated ones and when I do I will definitely post them. The only thing I have now is my bag of relaxed ends! Lol.
Originally Posted by NaturalBeauty11
Congrats on your bc. It does feel good when you cut the the last of the little relaxed stragglers
About my hair:
weekly shampoo-HE Honey I'm Strong
daily conditioner-HE Honey I'm Strong (use as li)
go to style-Pocahontas braids
OMG NaturalBeauty, congratulations. I believe the best BCs are the ones you don't plan. Can't wait to see pics. 
Originally Posted by cysyca
Thanks so much! I am BEYOND EXCITED! I am kinda mad at myself for not doing it before now. Lol. I was soooooooooo hung up on hanging onto those relaxed ends and I was just looking at them last night like why?! I had chopped off 4inches back in January so I only had another 3inches of relaxed ends left and they just looked sooo sad hanging onto my beautiful curls so I just said F it and started cutting! I'm glad I did. All of that anxiety over cutting for nothing! LOL.

I wanted to take some pics last night but it took me FOREVER to BC. I cut my hair in very small sections and went section by section and literally curl by curl bc I wanted to make sure all of those relaxed ends were GONE so I didn't finish my hair (wash, BC and style) until 4:30am. Needless to say by that time I was not up for taking pics! Lol. I will however get some updated ones and when I do I will definitely post them. The only thing I have now is my bag of relaxed ends! Lol.
Originally Posted by NaturalBeauty11
Congrats on your bc. It does feel good when you cut the the last of the little relaxed stragglers
Originally Posted by sienna40
Thanks! Yes it does. I really have no clue why I was stressing over it so much. It's like the anxiety over dealing w/the 2 different textures (or 3 in my case lol), not truly seeing your hair,etc is now gone! I'm in love!LOL
Hair Type: A head full of THICK, normal porosity curls/coils that I am TOTALLY in LUV with!
(Transitioned for 16 & 1/2 months)


Loving: MC LI Condish, Raw shea butter, Coconut & Grapeseed Oil, SM raw shea butter shampoo,HEHH Conditioner, Braggs ACV & Egg, Mayo & EVOO PT's








Last edited by NaturalBeauty11; 12-04-2011 at 05:00 PM.

Thanks so much! I am BEYOND EXCITED! I am kinda mad at myself for not doing it before now. Lol. I was soooooooooo hung up on hanging onto those relaxed ends and I was just looking at them last night like why?! I had chopped off 4inches back in January so I only had another 3inches of relaxed ends left and they just looked sooo sad hanging onto my beautiful curls so I just said F it and started cutting! I'm glad I did. All of that anxiety over cutting for nothing! LOL.

I wanted to take some pics last night but it took me FOREVER to BC. I cut my hair in very small sections and went section by section and literally curl by curl bc I wanted to make sure all of those relaxed ends were GONE so I didn't finish my hair (wash, BC and style) until 4:30am. Needless to say by that time I was not up for taking pics! Lol. I will however get some updated ones and when I do I will definitely post them. The only thing I have now is my bag of relaxed ends! Lol.
Originally Posted by NaturalBeauty11
Congrats on your bc. It does feel good when you cut the the last of the little relaxed stragglers
Originally Posted by sienna40
Thanks! Yes it does. I really have no clue why I was stressing over it so much. It's like the anxiety over dealing w/the 2 different textures (or 3 in my case lol), not truly seeing your hair,etc is now gone! I'm in love!LOL
Originally Posted by NaturalBeauty11
Congrats!!! I wish you lots of success on your journey!!

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