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WoolSweater
October 2nd, 2013, 07:21 PM
Okay, to be honest, I registered with this site so I could join in with the wealth of information for haircare/styling/what have you. But I, in fact, do not want very long hair... in fact I can't imagine wanting longer than the bottom of my bra band? Will this deter my reputation on a site with most of its users wanting flowing long locks? I mean, even though I don't want hair that long, I still want to take care of it at BSL as much as a woman with knee length hair....?

Anyway, I'm enjoying this site thus far, but I wanted to get this out in the open first. It will probably come up sooner or later, and I don't want to get in trouble for joining when I don't want "long hair" (isn't that subjective? BSL will be very long for me!).

chen bao jun
October 2nd, 2013, 07:44 PM
No one will throw you off the site!
I myself want waist length (but it will look like BSL on me because I'm so curly)
Warning though, many came on this site wanting 'normal' long hair--and end up with hair longer than they first thought they wanted!

Nedertane
October 2nd, 2013, 07:48 PM
Yes. Get out now you disgusting heathen.


Lol just kidding. If you're here for healthy hair, then welcome aboard!

truepeacenik
October 2nd, 2013, 07:55 PM
Secret- we all came here wanting arm pit length hair. The invisible patterns in the background hypnotized us and we all became Cousin Itt.

(Snork, giggle...)

It's perfectly ok to have a goal length. With all the trial and error here, your BSL hair will be absolutely thud worthy.
Shine, health, shape, hemlines are other worthy places to obsess. And we are good at that here.

HintOfMint
October 2nd, 2013, 08:10 PM
Out, get OUT!

Hah, just kidding, of course you're welcome here! And for the record, I still think BSL is perfectly long hair.

kmcg
October 2nd, 2013, 08:11 PM
Ha! I'm in the same boat with you WoolSweater but I didn't have the guts to proclaim it.
Growing up I had long hair (waist length or so) but my mom was always obsessive about it which I didn't enjoy past the age of 10. As a teenager I was so tired of her talking about my hair. In general, I was beyond bored with it and the way people perceived me for having long blonde hair. I was 19 before I had the courage to wack it off the way I always wanted to. Sure it was mostly a late in life rebellion and my hair was rough but the feeling of freedom was completely worth it. After years of heavy hair weighing me down, pixie cuts were the best ever. After almost 10 yrs of short hair it's time for a change but I'm not feverish to reach my goal length just yet. Sure I might be speaking LHC blaspheme but I'm honestly enjoying the phases in between.
Story not so short I wouldn't return to my waist length blunt cut hair if you paid me (ok, maybe I would if you paid me a lot and it wasn't a blunt cut). For now, the goal of APL is plenty for me.

Magalo
October 2nd, 2013, 08:12 PM
Pretty sure nobody cares. :p

spirals
October 2nd, 2013, 08:13 PM
Yes. Get out now you disgusting heathen.:lol:

And chen bao jun is right; I came wanting waist-length, and now that I have it, it's not enough.

WoolSweater
October 2nd, 2013, 08:16 PM
Haha, everyone is making me chuckle! Okay, whew, glad I'm deemed worthy enough to still come on. 8) Thank you for the replies. I've never, ever had long hair. Always been a pixie/collarbone-ish person, even when I was little (bob/bowl cut with fringe, anyone?) but now I'm pining for BSL length.

Wildcat Diva
October 2nd, 2013, 08:53 PM
I bet waist length entices you before long.

WoolSweater
October 2nd, 2013, 09:02 PM
A confession on top of a confession... I am already eyeing the mid-back length....

Islandgrrl
October 2nd, 2013, 09:08 PM
You don't have to want extreme lengths to be welcomed here. Long hair means something different to each of us. Some aspire to the extremes, some don't. We have members here who were once extreme longhairs and now have short hair.

We may come here for the hair info, but most of us who end up staying do so because of the community.

jacqueline101
October 2nd, 2013, 09:58 PM
You're still welcomed here no one will throw you out because you don't want extremely long hair. As you stated you went from wanting bsl now you're eyeing waist length hair. See there's a chance you might reach waist length and want to further that. This is what this place is about growing our hair to one length then deciding to grow further. Plus learning proper care as you stated already. If you reach waist and decide its not for you-you can cut back to a desired length. We won't judge you for this.

jeanniet
October 2nd, 2013, 10:08 PM
Of course not! For one thing, BSL is still plenty long by most standards, and for another, plenty of members here have had long hair and now have short hair--including me. I grew my hair out to past hip, then wanted to go curly girl and for various reasons needed it shorter to do so, and now my hair is about SL. I imagine at some point I'll grow it out again, but for now I'm liking it short. You can love long hair even if you don't want it for yourself, and the hair care tips you learn here are just as applicable to short hair.

CurlMonster
October 2nd, 2013, 10:08 PM
I think a large focus of this forum is on hair health as opposed to necessarily hair length. :) There are plenty of members who only want medium-length hair, but they want it healthy and gorgeous and that's why they come here. You're certainly not alone or not allowed to be here! ;)

Leeloo
October 2nd, 2013, 10:43 PM
A confession on top of a confession... I am already eyeing the mid-back length....

:lol: I knew it wouldn't take long till you consider longer length

BlazingHeart
October 2nd, 2013, 10:45 PM
We're all about loving your hair. If you're here because you want to enjoy your hair, and possibly admire the much-loved hair of other people, then I'd say you're in the right spot.

HintOfMint
October 2nd, 2013, 10:45 PM
A confession on top of a confession... I am already eyeing the mid-back length....

Haha, that may be a record!

sandigrl117
October 2nd, 2013, 10:48 PM
Nothing wrong with that! I personally would be happy if my hair only got a little longer than it is now. Like you, I'm aiming for more healthy hair and wanting to reduce my hair loss and get my ii/iii hair back.

Sarahlabyrinth
October 2nd, 2013, 10:52 PM
Haha good for you! You are most welcome here whatever your hair goals!

I do secretly hope that you change your goal length though, lol.

I came here wanting to grow to waist but now that I am mid back length I am deciding to grow to Classic!

emilylightning
October 2nd, 2013, 11:01 PM
I came here wanting waist, because I thought that was more realistic, but now I want hip. I don't care If I can get there, I'm going to try! :p
And besides, having had short hair your whole life, I think this is the perfect place to go for growing to bsl!

Venefica
October 3rd, 2013, 12:31 AM
There are people on the forum who have pixie cut hair who are here for hair care advice or just to chat with folks they know, there is no set hair length goal to be on the forum, yes the focus of this forum is long hair but this is a very open and inviting bunch, in fact you will seldom even see an argument here, and when you see one most of the time it will be civil.

Now also remember some of us here have a pretty skewed idea of what long hair is, many here think that anything shorter than waist is not long, some say even longer, while in reality in the rest of the world's eyes waist is pretty damned long. In most of those style guide for hairdressers chin or shorter are short, chin to shoulder length is half long and anything below the shoulders are long, so by that standard bra strap length is long. Also bra strap length is a pretty versatile length, you can bun it with at least some buns, you can french twist it, you can pony it, braid it, leave it loose, whatever you want, you can do allot with and there is nothing wrong with being at this forum to get ideas for how to care for any length of hair. So welcome. :D

stachelbeere
October 3rd, 2013, 12:37 AM
Haha, everyone is making me chuckle! Okay, whew, glad I'm deemed worthy enough to still come on. 8) Thank you for the replies. I've never, ever had long hair. Always been a pixie/collarbone-ish person, even when I was little (bob/bowl cut with fringe, anyone?) but now I'm pining for BSL length.

hello sister of the same mum :p as child and teenager I always had bobs, lobs, "Rachel" hair, I used to always blame my mum for not letting me have long hair. Then came all the postpuberty damage; blowdrying, dyeing etc...

I came here not being sure how long my hair would even grow and hoped that I could get to APL and maaaaybe MBL. Now I'm at APL and I want WL, maaaaaaaaybe HL - if my hair lets me.
APL seemed so long for me - now not so long anymore but still longer than ever. I catch myself looking at celebrity hairstyle pictures and thinking 'my hair is longer than that'. longer. longer. longer. shorter. saaaame...?

With long hair comes great responsibility :P I wasn't prepared that it would get stuck everywhere if not tied back.

KittyBird
October 3rd, 2013, 01:35 AM
Nobody will hate you for that. BSL/Midback is pretty long by normal standards. And if you at some point decide you want to go shorter again, we're still not going to shun you. ;)
But just saying, goals may change. I came here with very damaged waist/hip length hair, and my first goal was a healthy hip. I chopped my hair to BSL/midback and started growing it back + microtrimming. First my goal changed to tailbone (I'm almost there now, and it feels so short!!). Then it became classic. Then I started toying with the idea of having thigh length hair. Suddenly knee length became my dream, and I decided to just change my goal to terminal and let my hair grow as long as it can get. :cool:

Neneka
October 3rd, 2013, 02:26 AM
As you see, it's ok here. :) I wanted something like hip length hair when I joined here. I was at BSL then. I chopped it to pixie and after that I feel like APL or BSL or somewhere inbetween could be enough and I am quite happy with my collarbone length hair now too. I don't want to wear it up all the time and for me very long hair would be a serious safety risk. :lol:

But yeah, people tend to change goals in here...

henné
October 3rd, 2013, 04:03 AM
Haha! How dareth thee not be obsesseth with tresses of long! Ye gonna go to hell! Go to hell an die! ;) :rollin:

Coolcombination
October 3rd, 2013, 04:13 AM
I came here wanting bsl, that progressed to waist. Now I thinking I'll go for hip and then I find myself admiring similar hair types at tbl.... Get out now! While you still can! :pray:

Rio040113
October 3rd, 2013, 04:58 AM
Just had to pop in and agree with everyone above who said you might just change your mind (or change it again, shall I say? ;)) haha. I started off wanting to get back to Waist, then head for Hip, now I'm at Hip I still feel like my hair is super short so I'm on my way to BCL and don't tell on me shhh but but I've (not so) secretly been toying with the idea of trying for Classic once my hem has thickened up... LHC-itis, it'll get ya! :lol:

lapushka
October 3rd, 2013, 05:38 AM
Well... BSL isn't exactly short, now is it? ;)

WoolSweater
October 3rd, 2013, 06:56 AM
I feel so loved, haha! Thanks again, everyone... as I can see, the hair growing bug I've already caught is clearly very contagious.... ; )

I think I had a short spurt when I was younger when it was past collarbone, but once I was a teen/young adult, I had pixie cuts in varying styles till I officially decided I wanted long hair. So this is all new to me, length wise (still learning the terms!), but I'm loving all the health advice and styling tips. Yeah man!

intrigued
October 3rd, 2013, 07:33 AM
Growing out from a decades long buzz cut, I'm currently shooting for chin-length or maybe shoulder, I don't know yet. Either way I haven't been kicked out yet. Maybe I've just slipped under the radar. For aesthetic preferences I can't explain, I don't think I'd want to ever go longer than armpit length-ish, or maybe whatever bsl is on guys who don't wear b's. Future-me might disagree, but present-me doubts it.

KittyBird
October 3rd, 2013, 08:08 AM
Growing out from a decades long buzz cut, I'm currently shooting for chin-length or maybe shoulder, I don't know yet. Either way I haven't been kicked out yet. Maybe I've just slipped under the radar. For aesthetic preferences I can't explain, I don't think I'd want to ever go longer than armpit length-ish, or maybe whatever bsl is on guys who don't wear b's. Future-me might disagree, but present-me doubts it.
I think that length is called Nipple Length ;)
IMO, that's a very flattering length on most men.

UltraBella
October 3rd, 2013, 08:09 AM
I used to have long hair, but I'm now sitting at about armpit length and am contemplating going shorter. While some members have expressed being sad that I cut it, I've never felt unwelcome. Well, maybe once, lol ;)

MonaMayfair
October 3rd, 2013, 08:34 AM
I used to have long hair, but I'm now sitting at about armpit length and am contemplating going shorter. While some members have expressed being sad that I cut it, I've never felt unwelcome. Well, maybe once, lol ;)

I've never got this thing of people being sad because someone ELSE cut their hair! Your hair's so enviable at any length, you think they'd just appreciate the thickness, curls and color, and leave it at that! :)

sarahthegemini
October 3rd, 2013, 08:38 AM
I only want BSL too.

neko_kawaii
October 3rd, 2013, 08:42 AM
You are not alone. Check out the averages for last year. (http://forums.longhaircommunity.com/showthread.php?t=115374) (Image in the first post. And vote while you are there!)

melusine963
October 3rd, 2013, 10:34 AM
I've never got this thing of people being sad because someone ELSE cut their hair! Your hair's so enviable at any length, you think they'd just appreciate the thickness, curls and color, and leave it at that! :)

I think people are sad to see something beautiful vanish (as I'm sure everyone agrees UltraBella's hair is), and it takes a little time to recognise that it's been replaced by something equally beautiful (ie, her new style).

AmyBeth
October 3rd, 2013, 11:27 AM
I have a deep dark, dirty little secret- I think anything longer than shoulder is long-I'm so embarrassed. Not long enough for ME, mind you. When I first came here, I thought waist length was enough, no wait, hip. Well, actually , classic would be fun. Oh what the heck why not terminal? So that's my goal now. I don't even know what it will be, or how long I'll have to wait-six years, right?

WoolSweater
October 3rd, 2013, 11:31 AM
I'd agree with you, AmyBeth... in today's culture of the stacked bob/pixies, I'd consider shoulder length as long, too... but here it's probably labeled as short. ; )

I loved the pixie cut on me, but now I just want a change, and besides, no one else liked the pixie. Not that my hair gets to be determined by others, but I got really, really tired of being goaded on to grow it out and not have "a man's style" (major eye roll and sigh).

kaydana
October 3rd, 2013, 11:33 AM
BSL is long!

I agree with everyone who says your goals may change. This place does that to you. You'll be knee length by the time we're done with you, you'll see!

melusine963
October 3rd, 2013, 11:35 AM
I have a deep dark, dirty little secret- I think anything longer than shoulder is long-I'm so embarrassed. Not long enough for ME, mind you. When I first came here, I thought waist length was enough, no wait, hip. Well, actually , classic would be fun. Oh what the heck why not terminal? So that's my goal now. I don't even know what it will be, or how long I'll have to wait-six years, right?

That's nothing to feel embarrassed about. :) I also have a different standard for what counts as 'long' on myself vs. on other people. I'm sure many LHCers do, too.

spidermom
October 3rd, 2013, 11:40 AM
I remember somebody in the past saying that she only wanted hair as long as would be o.k. with bleaching and flat-ironing because she loved how her hair looked blonde and straight.

I haven't see her around in quite a long time, though. To each their own goals; most are welcome. (occasionally a creep who wants to roll around in hair or something pops up, not welcome)

melusine963
October 3rd, 2013, 11:59 AM
(occasionally a creep who wants to roll around in hair or something pops up, not welcome)

:rollin: I keep hearing rumours of past creeps, but I'm glad to say I've never come across any in my time here. I guess the mods must be on top of things.

chen bao jun
October 3rd, 2013, 12:03 PM
I have a deep dark, dirty little secret- I think anything longer than shoulder is long-I'm so embarrassed. Not long enough for ME, mind you. When I first came here, I thought waist length was enough, no wait, hip. Well, actually , classic would be fun. Oh what the heck why not terminal? So that's my goal now. I don't even know what it will be, or how long I'll have to wait-six years, right?

I basically still think that when you reach APL you have 'long' hair, too.
And I think waist is 'very long'
Though I am a real admirer knee length (I'm always scoping out that forum because it looks like fantasy hair on there).
A year plus on LHC has not changed my opinions, because LHC does not match up with what I see everyday in real life. In real life, when I see an APL person, they definitely have longer than average hair.
I do mean full APL though. flat-ironed to death to stretch it out with completely see-through ends at APL does not look long to me, no offense if the person who has it likes it that way, but I don't think its long then. I thinks its like someone saying they sing soprano but actually straining and cracking on all the high notes, if you know what I mean.

Seeshami
October 3rd, 2013, 12:45 PM
If it really mattered you'd have to submit pictures and sign a waiver saying your long. It's about care and friendship not length.

WoolSweater
October 3rd, 2013, 12:47 PM
Yes, I just wasn't sure, what with the website being named "The Long Hair Community" and all. :whistle:

Yozhik
October 3rd, 2013, 12:56 PM
I came here with shoulder length hair and first decided on BSL as my goal, which then changed to hip and then TBL. I got to BCL stretched, and recently chopped back to MBL. My hair feels shockingly shorter, but also super healthy and blunt. :D

Lhc is all about developing friendships and sharing interests, in my experience, not how long your hair is. :flower:

BrightEyes
October 3rd, 2013, 01:07 PM
I remember somebody in the past saying that she only wanted hair as long as would be o.k. with bleaching and flat-ironing because she loved how her hair looked blonde and straight.

It wasn't me who said that. But that is what I've recently decided. I love my hair highlighted, as well as flat ironed and curled. I also want longish hair, so my compromise is BSL (maybe an inch longer, but no more). Long enough to be called and felt long (to me anyway), but not so long that I need to be overly concerned about damage.

At one time I felt guilty for loving my hair heat styled and highlighted. But not anymore. My hair is for me, and it's mine to wear and enjoy how I like it. So that is what I intend to do :)

Nightshade
October 3rd, 2013, 01:08 PM
A confession on top of a confession... I am already eyeing the mid-back length....

Ahaahahahahaha! You're so doomed and it's adorable :lol:

Welcome aboard!

intrigued
October 3rd, 2013, 01:12 PM
I think that length is called Nipple Length ;)
IMO, that's a very flattering length on most men.

I'm not sure if I'm any more comfortable with nipple than bra strap, but now at least I have the option :D. On the other hand, I may not make it that far... it's going to be a long trip, especially with the wedding in june that may cause some serious hair decisions to be made. I've been in a semi-awkward phase for a while now and no clue how long it'll take to get out of. If I don't see light at the end of the tunnel there may be a big chop in my future.

stachelbeere
October 3rd, 2013, 02:02 PM
I have a deep dark, dirty little secret- I think anything longer than shoulder is long-I'm so embarrassed. Not long enough for ME, mind you. When I first came here, I thought waist length was enough, no wait, hip. Well, actually , classic would be fun. Oh what the heck why not terminal? So that's my goal now. I don't even know what it will be, or how long I'll have to wait-six years, right?

thank you! and I thought I was the degenerate one :) you made me feel better about my hair length :D

TiaKitty
October 3rd, 2013, 02:08 PM
Fine if you don't want long hair, but just know without it, we aren't going to teach you the secret handshake... :D

woodswanderer
October 3rd, 2013, 02:11 PM
My goal is just maintaining at tailbone, but yet I keep thinking I'm sure I could get to classic if I wanted....I wonder if I could get to knee? Prepare yourself to be brainwashed.;)

PinkyCat
October 3rd, 2013, 02:47 PM
The next thing you know, your hair will be creeping past tailbone and your brain will be cursing "WHY is my hair so SHORT!!" LOL

Sarahlabyrinth
October 3rd, 2013, 03:25 PM
The next thing you know, your hair will be creeping past tailbone and your brain will be cursing "WHY is my hair so SHORT!!" LOL

This! Exactly!!!!!

juliaxena
October 3rd, 2013, 09:45 PM
I am one of those mythical people who come here yet even after years don't want hair longer than waist. LOL

Macaroni
October 3rd, 2013, 10:09 PM
I think of LHC as a forum to discuss healthy hair at any length. I've reached TBL (tailbone length) and that's as far as I want to go. I'll continue my simple hair care routine and self trim regularly.

littlemonster
October 4th, 2013, 06:50 AM
I will always strive to keep my hair BSL+ for the ease of updos (except for my brain saying to chop all the damage when my virgin hair hits chin... but I think I like shoving my hair up too much, I've never been above APL!) but I have no idea what I'll eventually want, I sort of want to try for classic just because, but no idea if I'll really want that length, I could think GET THIS STUFF OFF ME by TB. I'm fickle.

Healthy hair is always a good goal IMO :)

WoolSweater
October 4th, 2013, 06:13 PM
I had a weak moment at work when a woman came in with the most beautiful, chic bob.... but a trip to the restroom and a peak at my hair quickly changed my mind. See how fickle I can get? My problem is, I can be near my hair stylist when I see a chic 'do, and I'll go to the stylist before I have time to change my mind! Terrible, I know.

mscm
October 4th, 2013, 06:17 PM
Ofcourse not! This is by far the best place to be for haircare, etc etc no matter what length or desired length:-)

Ms. Littlefish
October 4th, 2013, 06:28 PM
I don't know how long I want my hair. As long as I continue to enjoy the look of my hair, I will let it grow.

Liz_park
October 4th, 2013, 07:35 PM
Woolsweater, I am the very same! I have no idea what BSL is like because I've never been there. I think I'll try for a solid healthy BSL and then make a decision then :)

slynr
October 4th, 2013, 09:37 PM
Everyone here wants healthy hair and I don't think anyone judges about length or lack thereof...

norsbaby85
October 5th, 2013, 01:01 AM
Its perfectly OK! I started only wanting BSL, then it changed to mid back, and now I want waist. But I dont want any longer than that because I like wearing my hair down and with the work I do anything longer than that would be in the way and would get caught in things.

martyna_22
October 5th, 2013, 02:34 AM
Welcome! :)
When I first started growing my hair, it was chin length. That's when I started dreaming of BSL. I thought I wouldn't get there soon... Here I am with less than an inch from WL. I'm actually considering tailbone, but shh :P We'll see :)
You'll get caught up in hair care in no time!

SleepyTangles
October 5th, 2013, 09:10 AM
I registered thinking that BSL would be more than enough for me. By the time I actually could start posting, I wanted waist. Who knows what's after ;)

Don't worry, there's a lot to enjoy here, even if you aren't "into" very long hair.

WoolSweater
October 5th, 2013, 04:59 PM
Okay, I need a little clarification, please! I find myself noticing people's hair lengths a lot more, and today I realized... is BSL where the strap ends and meets the band, or is it the bottom hem of the band? Because that is a good inch + difference. I noticed a woman's hair who reached to the bottom of her bra compared to a woman of the same height where I could see her bra colour from her tee, and her hair stopped where the strap ends. Which one is true BSL?

AmyBeth
October 5th, 2013, 05:09 PM
I think most of us consider the hair touching the top of the strap to be BSL. That's very kind, isn't it? You can go shopping for a bra with the highest strap possible!:p Hike it up!

WoolSweater
October 5th, 2013, 05:13 PM
Whew, I am glad it is that... my goal is two months less more obtainable. :laugh:

WoolSweater
October 5th, 2013, 05:15 PM
Liz_Park, we are hair twins! ;-) Same length, same goal, we can do this!

MsSunshine
October 5th, 2013, 05:24 PM
I'm the same way!! My goal is BSL (maybe little longer... We'll see!!) and more than anything healthy, gorgeous hair. I love how this community is so supportive, no matter what the goal :-)

Vampyria
October 5th, 2013, 05:42 PM
I came here after I cut my damaged mid-back/beyond BSL hair, wanting to start over and growing to waist. I'm above APL now and I quite like it. It looks thick, has volume, ends look great,... So I'm not sure about waist anymore.

I still want and like long hair and I will grow it, so I will see if waist length (healthy hair, without tapered ends) looks good on me at all. I would rather have it shorter, if my current goal length doesn't suit me. To be honest, I already plan cutting it back to BSL when I reach waist. ;)

YamaMaya
October 5th, 2013, 05:59 PM
LHC has seduced me into wanting classic length hair. I've not had hair that long since I was a child, and back then I didn't take care of it so it was a tangly mess that I was glad to be rid of when I got it cut back to APL. I kept my hair long most of my life but never really longer than BSL at any given time. I went through a short hair period and did all sorts of crazy dye jobs and bleaching, but gave it up when I realized my hair was straw. It took me 4 years to get back to BSL because of having to trim back all the damage, plus being a bit scissor happy afterwards trying to make "face framing" layers. Now I'm seriously trying to grow in earnest because seeing all the gorgeous long hair on this site inspired me.

hypersensitive
October 5th, 2013, 09:00 PM
I joined around APL thinking I would go for waist. That past me by and I decided I'll try and conquer the Mid-back abyss. That came and went and now it's tailbone and more. LHC does that to you. Be warned!

hairhair
October 5th, 2013, 09:05 PM
I'm the same; I've actually cut to shoulder and prefer it; long hair doesn't look good on me - but love all the haircare tips here. It's not as if your goal has to be classic/knee/terminal! :)

kysgrl
October 6th, 2013, 04:07 AM
Bsl is long hair :)

WoolSweater
October 6th, 2013, 06:08 PM
What the hell is wrong with me? I keep seeing really, really nice bobs on women and instantly want to drive to the hair salon. WHY. I love chic bobs. I do. But... scissors are frightening and I also want long hair. I don't know if I'll be able to keep making myself stay put for another year...

WoolSweater
October 6th, 2013, 06:08 PM
(PS, I read my own post as "boobs" and panicked for a moment. But hopefully you all will read "boobs" too and get a giggle.)

sarah061
October 6th, 2013, 06:41 PM
(PS, I read my own post as "boobs" and panicked for a moment. But hopefully you all will read "boobs" too and get a giggle.)

I actually did read it as boobs first, hahaha

AmyBeth
October 9th, 2013, 01:52 AM
I did too! I thought, "So she appreciates really nice boobs on women";)

Quixii
October 9th, 2013, 02:29 AM
I read it as boobs too! :lol:

kme81
October 9th, 2013, 02:55 AM
Over time I've come to think of this as a haircare site. All lengths make sense in that context! :)

Haha! I came to this site saying "I want to find hairstyles for my (bsl) hair, it's getting really long!:hmm:" to
"What is this classic length?:eye:" and
"There are so many types of braids!!!:thud:" and
"...vinegar? :confused: Ok."


I'm definitely a victim of LHC brainwashing. ;)


And I totally read "boobs" instead of "bobs," too!

Vampyria
October 9th, 2013, 03:31 AM
What the hell is wrong with me? I keep seeing really, really nice bobs on women and instantly want to drive to the hair salon. WHY. I love chic bobs. I do. But... scissors are frightening and I also want long hair. I don't know if I'll be able to keep making myself stay put for another year...

I re-watched The X-Files a couple of months ago. Big mistake. The main character has that lovely red bob.:crush: So, I though "It's okay, if I cut a bit more than it's necessary, it looks really great" (somehow not so much on me);). Fortunately I didn't go that short. And now I keep thinking how long my hair would be, if didn't trim so much.

HintOfMint
October 9th, 2013, 07:15 AM
What the hell is wrong with me? I keep seeing really, really nice bobs on women and instantly want to drive to the hair salon. WHY. I love chic bobs. I do. But... scissors are frightening and I also want long hair. I don't know if I'll be able to keep making myself stay put for another year...


(PS, I read my own post as "boobs" and panicked for a moment. But hopefully you all will read "boobs" too and get a giggle.)

Hah! I did, in fact, read "nice boobs."

I also adore short hair and I really struggled last year because I wanted an Audrey Hepburn style pixie so badly. It went way beyond two weeks, so the two-week-rule would have resulted in very short hair and then finally the sobbing and desperate growing out. I have obsessive spells so frankly, the two-week-rule just doesn't apply to me, I have to wait months before I shake off an obsession that I ultimately wouldn't want.

I've also been on LHC for... gosh... maybe 4 and a half years now? I kept my goal of hip for most of that time and only changed it to tailbone once I saw that hip was actually a very awkward length on me and it just didn't look quite right. I kept it at tailbone/BCL for the rest of that time, well over a year.
I only committed to classic as a goal recently, but that was actually not because of LHC. I had a wild and memorable involvement with someone very unconventional and he inspired me to be more daring, true to myself, and unapologetic about what I want and what I am. Not a bad legacy for a fling. So part of this new attitude extended to my hair. The reason I didn't want classic length before was because I was concerned about looking "too different." I realized that was nonsense and if I'm too different, so what?
Long story short, I changed goals, but it wasn't entirely because of LHC.