Who's gonna start the 2012 waist length callenge ;-)

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Attachment 27821 I decided to wear my hair straight because the weather has been too cold for wash n go's and I haven't figured out another winter style although I need to. It looks like I'm actually closer to two maybe three inches away from waist length stretched. Maybe by February I can make it. BTW I'm 5'5" I'm not really sure how many inches of hair I have to grow. I really just want my curly hair to show some length. If I can grow my curls out to APL I will be satisfied. But the way it's been looking I might have to grow my hair to tailbone length stretched for it to be armpit length curly.
Originally Posted by Jeliah
That's how i feel. I mean, waist length straight doesn't mean much when i still appear to be arm pit length or really just past shoulder length while curly. Every time i straighten my hair, i see such growth. But curly, it almost always looks the same exact length..

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Jeliah and DepressedCurls......you can braid or twist your hair the first half hour to hour after you wet-style it too keep a hang and allow more length to show.

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Jeliah and DepressedCurls......you can braid or twist your hair the first half hour to hour after you wet-style it too keep a hang and allow more length to show.

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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
I've tried that, but i rather my hair be super curly and shorter than less curly and long. I just wish it could be super curly and long..lol

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I'm in my hair is about an inch or 2 away from waist length while wet and my next goal is WL curly i might hit it this year we'll see! Who's gonna start the 2012 waist length callenge ;-)-imageuploadedbycurltalk1354552040.165591.jpg
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Currently waist length while wet and going for waist length while dry!
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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
I have tried with the braids. If I try to manipulate my hair when it's in the process of drying I get major frizz. I might try wearing mini twists for a while. Or doing roller sets. Actually this weather has my hair acting crazy. I live in St. Louis, last week the temp dropped well into the 30's and today the high is 73!!!
Is it to late to join the club??
I have actually been following my own individual hair challenge since december 2011. I have 3c hair just like Jeliahs and depressedcurls but i have straigtened my hair for years with straightening cremes that i actually forgot how my natural hair looked like.
I decided in december 2011 to go natural so i chopped my straigh ends and i havent cut my hair since then and then ended up with shoulder length hair. I have followed the moderate cg-method since then also and have noticed that my hair has grown. But since i have about 50% shrinkage you really cant tell when my hair is dry.

My main hairgoal is to get waist lenght hair in curly state i also know that this will take my yearssss because i feel that my hair is always shoulder lenght because of the shrinkage.... But if teri laflesh (the tightly curly method lady) grow her hair that long i can also do it!! It just take a lot of time...
I also drink chia seeds to get faster hairgrowth because the seeds if full of natural b-vitamins.
I will post some pics of my hair later.
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.

Last edited by Curly Sara; 12-04-2012 at 03:40 PM.
Is it to late to join the club??
I have actually been following my own individual hair challenge since december 2011. I have 3c hair just like Jeliahs and depressedcurls but i have straigtened my hair for years with straightening cremes that i actually forgot how my natural hair looked like.
I decided in december 2011 to go natural so i chopped my straigh ends and i havent cut my hair since then and then ended up with shoulder length hair. I have followed the moderate cg-method since then also and have noticed that my hair has grown. But since i have about 50% shrinkage you really cant tell when my hair is dry.

My main hairgoal is to get waist lenght hair in curly state i also know that this will take my yearssss because i feel that my hair is always shoulder lenght because of the shrinkage.... But if teri laflesh (the tightly curly method lady) grow her hair that long i can also do it!! It just take a lot of time...
I also drink chia seeds to get faster hairgrowth because the seeds if full of natural b-vitamins.
I will post some pics of my hair later.
Originally Posted by Curly Sara
Welcome
Is it to late to join the club??
I have actually been following my own individual hair challenge since december 2011. I have 3c hair just like Jeliahs and depressedcurls but i have straigtened my hair for years with straightening cremes that i actually forgot how my natural hair looked like.
I decided in december 2011 to go natural so i chopped my straigh ends and i havent cut my hair since then and then ended up with shoulder length hair. I have followed the moderate cg-method since then also and have noticed that my hair has grown. But since i have about 50% shrinkage you really cant tell when my hair is dry.

My main hairgoal is to get waist lenght hair in curly state i also know that this will take my yearssss because i feel that my hair is always shoulder lenght because of the shrinkage.... But if teri laflesh (the tightly curly method lady) grow her hair that long i can also do it!! It just take a lot of time...
I also drink chia seeds to get faster hairgrowth because the seeds if full of natural b-vitamins.
I will post some pics of my hair later.
Originally Posted by Curly Sara
Welcome
Originally Posted by Jeliah
Thank you! :-) Cant wait for my hair to reach the desired lenght just need to be patient for some years....
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
Well I'm ending the year about 2-3 inches away from my goal. This has been the first year I have worn my hair mostly curly. I discovered the CG method and I have found my staple products so its been a good year. Moving on to the 2013 challenge :-)
Yikes!!! Dec 31 2012 has come and gone and I didn't do a length check. I will post pictures with my next wash.

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Here's my progress:
I cut 2 inches Oct 25th and it was the best thing I could have done for my hair.
Who's gonna start the 2012 waist length callenge ;-)-uploadfromtaptalk1357274202749.jpg

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STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
hemp oil, jojoba oil
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I think it's a bit clearer this way:


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3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
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Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
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I think it's a bit clearer this way:


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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
Your hair grows faaaast.

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Really? I've always thought it grew rather slow......after charting my progress it seems to grow about .5 inches per month.

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Really? I've always thought it grew rather slow......after charting my progress it seems to grow about .5 inches per month.

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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
From the pics, there's a big difference between each, you retain length well. Good thing.

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Did anyone make it to waist length?
I wasn't in the challenge because it'd be impossible but I had to subscribed as inspiration.

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Did anyone make it to waist length?
I wasn't in the challenge because it'd be impossible but I had to subscribed as inspiration.

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Originally Posted by Johari
I cut 5 inches off and I haven't done a length check in a while. I was just thinking about doing one today.

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Did anyone make it to waist length?
I wasn't in the challenge because it'd be impossible but I had to subscribed as inspiration.

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Originally Posted by Johari
I cut 5 inches off and I haven't done a length check in a while. I was just thinking about doing one today.

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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
:O why so much!? Was it colored ends?

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Did anyone make it to waist length?
I wasn't in the challenge because it'd be impossible but I had to subscribed as inspiration.

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Originally Posted by Johari
I cut 5 inches off and I haven't done a length check in a while. I was just thinking about doing one today.

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Originally Posted by kurlygurly
:O why so much!? Was it colored ends?

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Originally Posted by Johari
Yes, processed ends that I couldn't stand looking at another day. They were stringy....they're mostly gone but I'm transitioning so there's lots of processed strands.

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3b-ish... normal to low porosity....med. texture
Wash: Desert Essence Coconut shampoo, Acure argon shampoo
Deep Trestment: Nature's Nectars deep conditioner/styler
Condition: Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Nature's Gate pomegranate sunflower
LEAVE-IN:Nature's Nectars luv-n-a-bottle, Natures Gate pomegranate sunflower
STYLE: Nature's Nectars Sweet Shea butter blend, Ecostyler gel
hemp oil, jojoba oil
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I had been trimming my heat damage as well. But I think I'm at a point where I can put the scissors down for a while.

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