The Official "Growing Out Our Hair" Dancers' thread

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to the OP: I have a long way to go...my hair is about 2-3 inches in length all 'round...after the haircut from hell. I need to do the hair growing dance 24/7!!!!
Originally Posted by need_hair_repair
I am dancing...

I also had the haircut from hell in 2006...because of the way it was cut, I have to continue to cut the ends until all the damaged parts finish growing. I also have about 4 to 6 inches of hair, but when it is dry, of course it seems shorter.

What type of bad haircut did you get? The butcher used a razor and thinning shears on my hair. I guess I had too much hair for liking.
Originally Posted by Windflower
I am so sorry you went through that, it is so disheartening when that happens!

The "stylist", I use that term loosely, took thinning shears, and just kind of picked up a chunk of hair and chopped away, all the way around my head. Then the razor came out and it was razored around the sides, and in the front, I look like I have a half mullet...ugh! But I see the new growth coming in and that looks so much thicker and healthier. Although, finding out through trial and much error, I am protein sensitive, so now it limits what I can use on my hair, so I am careful.

Still dancing here, and doin it in my sleep too!!!
it's amazing that I used to willingly go to get my hair thinned out back in the day. I just thought it was too much to deal with, but I also wasn't wearing it wild and curly either. I was at 26 1/2 when wet and stretched back in March and now I am at 27. My hair is growing pretty quickly so I am definitely doing the dance!
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oh i cannot believe i missed this thread!

back in the day a friend convinced me to get my hair cut short and it was the biggest mistake of my life. i think it was like 6 months ago, maybe 9 months but it was bad

i actually saved a picture of it here tho it's embarrassing to post. avatar is current length

here's some more dancing! grow hair grow!

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Last edited by karaa; 04-26-2008 at 07:05 PM.
oh i cannot believe i missed this thread!

back in the day a friend convinced me to get my hair cut short and it was the biggest mistake of my life. i think it was like 6 months ago, maybe 9 months but it was bad

i actually saved a picture of it here tho it's embarrassing to post. avatar is current length

here's some more dancing! grow hair grow!

Originally Posted by karaa
OMG! That IS short!

Still dancing too! Grow, hair, grow!

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need_hair_repair
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oh i cannot believe i missed this thread!

back in the day a friend convinced me to get my hair cut short and it was the biggest mistake of my life. i think it was like 6 months ago, maybe 9 months but it was bad

i actually saved a picture of it here tho it's embarrassing to post. avatar is current length

here's some more dancing! grow hair grow!

Originally Posted by karaa

Oh man, I feel for you!

My hair is maybe an inch longer than that in the back, and straight....ugh.

More and more dancing here! Trying to figure out how to get the globby dancers!
I am growing my hair out too!! I just got a haircut yesterday to shape it and make it symmetrical so that I won't be tempted to cut it myself and "fix it" in the bathroom like I always do.

My goal is to go 4 months without cutting it at all - not even a tiny snip. for me this will be a HUGE acheivement because I am always snipping at my hair. but I am taking a vow of scissor abstinence! no more self-cutting!! on august 30 I will get it trimmed and shaped again and then let it grow some more. sounds like a plan, don't let me deviate! BSL is my goal - right now it's at my shoulders.
Add me too!! I'm at shoulder length right now and wanting about BSL. I'm throwing in an extra dance that the JASON thin to thick shampoo will also work and fill in those thing spots, along with the Nu-Hair vitamins something's gotta work.
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More and more dancing here! Trying to figure out how to get the globby dancers!
Originally Posted by need_hair_repair
They are to the right when you post, in the Smilies.

Yay! More dancers!

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some hair pics
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: blob7::b lob7:

My hair is officially BSL when curly! Yay!
: blob7::b lob7:

My hair is officially BSL when curly! Yay!
Originally Posted by CurlyEyes
Yay!



Now, go away, you're hair's too long.




Just kidding!

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3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
* pw: just4curlies
* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
-- gone, but never forgotten.

OMG! That IS short!

Still dancing too! Grow, hair, grow!
Originally Posted by CurliLocks
my sister came over today to show me her new haircut...... she has it just as short as i did >< her hair was halfway down her back and almost as curly as mine i'm so mad at her!
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Originally Posted by xcptnl
I like that! Still dancing too!

Anyone see any hair growth yet?

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* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
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Nope - my hair is not down to my knees yet.

I want to try the Hair nourish vitamins again but need to wait until I know that my face routine is all OK.

I had started the vitamins when I changed face stuff - broke out horrible - stopped taking the vitamins (I have read that biotin can make you break out) and am now working on the facial products but I don't want to throw something into the mix where I wont be able to tell what caused it....so long story longer - I have to wait to start taking those and I do feel they do help (I took them last spring).
Central Massachusetts

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
my sister came over today to show me her new haircut...... she has it just as short as i did >< her hair was halfway down her back and almost as curly as mine i'm so mad at her!
Originally Posted by karaa
It's official, my sister's hair is longer than mine. Hers is past shoulder, mine barely touches. Waaaa!

Grow, Hair, Grow!

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3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
* pw: just4curlies
* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
-- gone, but never forgotten.
xcptnl! I would kill to have hair like yours! Your curls are so full and bouncy and shiny! This thread is too funny but I should not have read it-getting hair cut tomorrow because hair just one big triangle and going with new stylist as living in new area- absolutely terrified of what's going to happen! Good luck with your hair dance! I hope to not be joining you soon! lol!
xcptnl! I would kill to have hair like yours! Your curls are so full and bouncy and shiny! This thread is too funny but I should not have read it-getting hair cut tomorrow because hair just one big triangle and going with new stylist as living in new area- absolutely terrified of what's going to happen! Good luck with your hair dance! I hope to not be joining you soon! lol!
Originally Posted by kat180
Oh you are too sweet! Thanks for the compliment!

We shall send you the not joining the growing hair dance club wishes. I dont think we have smilies that do that kind of dance.
Central Massachusetts

One good reason to only maintain a small circle of friends is that three out of four murders are committed by people who know the victim. ~George Carlin~

In regards to Vagazzling: They just want to get into the goods without worrying about getting scratched up by fake crystals. ~spring1onu~
I am in too. The hair is current shoulder length. I am heading for, um, longer... BSL?
I will know when I get there!
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This thread is too funny but I should not have read it-getting hair cut tomorrow because hair just one big triangle and going with new stylist as living in new area- absolutely terrified of what's going to happen! Good luck with your hair dance! I hope to not be joining you soon! lol!
Originally Posted by kat180


We shall send you the not joining the growing hair dance club wishes. I dont think we have smilies that do that kind of dance.
Originally Posted by xcptnl
Ditto. Good luck with your haircut, and we hope we don't see you back here!

SF Bay Area, CA * "The Angel-Goddess-Guru of Haircoloring"
3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
* pw: just4curlies
* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
-- gone, but never forgotten.

Last edited by CurliLocks; 04-30-2008 at 10:13 AM.
I'm in! My hair was just above the shoulders this morning, but my Deva stylist got a little too excited today and took my hair up to my chin. The style was incredible, minus the length... Hopefully it will at least allow me to grow out my hair without major style issues?! I'm still sensitive about it, fighting back the tears of frustration, and trying to have a positive outlook...
With that said.... I'm in and dancing full speed.
Cheers to no scissors and much needed support.
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