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RavennaNight
September 16th, 2008, 07:01 PM
So, I joined here in April with hopes of utilizing the wealth of information provided by all the wonderful friendly folks here, and I must say I've picked up a lot of useful information!
1.coconut oil
2.aloe gel
3.essential oils
4.scalp massages
5.hennindigo
and the list goes on...

I've also picked up a couple of inches...

Here's May:
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn68/katinka1978/may.jpg

And here's today:
http://i301.photobucket.com/albums/nn68/katinka1978/sept.jpg
sorry may is so small, I couldn't resize!:p
Thank you everybody for being here and sharing all your great hints and tips about healthy hair. I appreciate every one of you :flower:

RoseRedDead
September 16th, 2008, 07:09 PM
Dude! We have the same hair-type! I love the colour! I love how long it's gotten! It's awesome!

ItalianFlower
September 16th, 2008, 07:11 PM
Wow! Crazy growth! I'm jealous, lol.

yogachic
September 16th, 2008, 07:23 PM
It grew alot, you hair is really pretty.

RavennaNight
September 16th, 2008, 07:32 PM
RoseRedDead, Italianflower, and Yogachic thank you! I really didn't think it was growing that fast, I'm still actually :shocked: myself!

Shadow Walker
September 16th, 2008, 07:41 PM
Gorgeous hair RavennaNight, that's some fantastic growth!

RoseRedDead
September 16th, 2008, 07:48 PM
Anything for a fellow DT fan. ;) But it really has grown quite quickly and I'm frankly jealous... I also might have to cajole you into sharing your hendigo recipe, as your colour is fabulously purple.

Kirin
September 16th, 2008, 07:54 PM
Very nice progress!

dulce-de-leche
September 16th, 2008, 07:57 PM
That is a big difference !!!!:cheese:

RavennaNight
September 16th, 2008, 08:04 PM
ShadowWalker, Kirin, and DulceDeLeche, thank you :flower:! RoseRedDead, I do the 2 step process. I'm still new to it so I haven't really done any elaborate recipies and concoctions yet, and just kept it simple and just mixed each with warm water. Its not purple in every light, though. Sometimes there is some deep warm blackish red, too.:)

CaityBear
September 16th, 2008, 09:54 PM
I'm jealous! Your hair is so gorgeous. :) Way to go on the progress. :P

psvzum
September 16th, 2008, 09:58 PM
Beautiful hair and great growth!!!! Thanks for sharing the photo's : )

utdesertrunner
September 17th, 2008, 12:08 AM
Holy moly! Great growth and your hair looks really thick. I like the color too.

RavennaNight
September 17th, 2008, 12:14 AM
Thank you :) you folks are all so sweet. :)

Vivien'
September 17th, 2008, 01:48 AM
Nice growth, RavennaNight. You have thick and healthy hair, and the hendigo suits you well :)

Katze
September 17th, 2008, 01:51 AM
that is an AMAZING amount of growth. What, like 6-8 inches in 4 months?!? How'd you do it?

Your hair is so beautifully thick and shiny, too. Wow.

Monsterkitti
September 17th, 2008, 02:14 AM
Wow thats some great growth, congrats :)

Arctic
September 17th, 2008, 04:22 AM
It has grown so much in a relatively short time period! Your hair was pretty to begin with and it has gotten even more so! Great progress, congratulations! :cheer:

<She>
September 17th, 2008, 06:54 AM
Very pretty hair, RavennaNight! I guess you'r excited about growing it even longer:)

RavennaNight
September 17th, 2008, 06:55 AM
Thanks everyone for your kind words :) :flower: my actual growth from when I first measured in may was 23," and now its at 27." Six or eight inches would have been nice though:p! Dont forget when you look at the pics, one is waaay smaller than the other. I couldn't enlarge it because its photobucket, I'm not on a normal computer, and it was an old avatar. Thanks again everyone for your awesome comments. :)

FrannyG
September 17th, 2008, 07:48 AM
Wow, you've had some mad growth going on there! Your hair looks beautiful as well. I'm really happy for you and your progress. :blossom:

Bunnygirl
September 17th, 2008, 08:01 AM
You have such beautiful hair!!!

RavennaNight
September 17th, 2008, 11:43 AM
Thank you FrannyG and Bunnygirl!

Medvssa
September 17th, 2008, 12:44 PM
Only two inches? it looks like a lot more :D great progress Ravenna :)

RavennaNight
September 17th, 2008, 12:50 PM
Only two inches? it looks like a lot more :D great progress Ravenna :)

Thank you Medvssa! (actually its 4 in :D)

paper
September 17th, 2008, 12:58 PM
Thats some amazing growth. Your hair looks beautiful! :flower:

krt1013
September 17th, 2008, 01:50 PM
Wow -- that's some seriously fast growth!

Forlorn Reverie
September 17th, 2008, 04:52 PM
You have beautiful hair! I wish mine grew that fast.

xrosiex
September 17th, 2008, 05:03 PM
Great growth!!! Your hair is beautiful.:flower:

TennesseeGirl
September 17th, 2008, 05:06 PM
WOW your hair has grown alot. I don't think mine even grows that much in a years time. I have slooooow growing air for sure.
But anyways your hair is very beauitful for sure:)

JessTheMess
September 17th, 2008, 05:48 PM
That is a whole lotta growth! Wow Congratulations!!!

HeatherMae
September 17th, 2008, 06:32 PM
That is a TON of growth! WOW! And I LOVE LOVE LOVE your hair color!

RavennaNight
September 17th, 2008, 07:58 PM
Thank you everyone you are all soooooo sweet! :flowers: :turns red, gets shy, runs away: :)

sahiba
September 18th, 2008, 05:50 AM
Wow. I love this growth.So much healthier, silkier and what not.:thumbsup:

DarkChocolate
September 18th, 2008, 08:58 AM
Your hair is awesome:) I love the color of hennidgo.
I see a definite difference.

I have also been doing scalp massages and using oils. My hair has picked up an inch of thickness:)

Jamie Lynn 40
September 18th, 2008, 09:14 AM
RavennaNight-
That is a lot of growth in only 4 months & it looks so healthy. Do you trim it often? If so, how much at a time? Also, what other oils do you use besides coconut oil? How often & long do you do scalp massages? I am going to use both coconut & jojoba oil and see how my hair takes it. I am trying so hard to grow my hair to hip length but my hair seems to only get to a certain length & then it splits & gets thin. Sometimes I wonder if I will ever reach my goal. Thanks for your time. Have a great day.
JamieLynn40

arabian princes
September 18th, 2008, 09:44 AM
4 inches in four month. That's one inch per month. Double my speed lol
I would need atleast 8 months to get 4 inches , provided my hair doesnt break in the process.
Lucky you , mashalla :)

RavennaNight
September 18th, 2008, 10:03 AM
Thank you again everyone, you all rock :rockerdud:

JamieLynn40, On trimming, I did one microtrim back in June or July because I was finding lots of splits. Other than that, I S&D regularly. The Jojoba oil I mixed with a few drops of Rosemary and recently Lavendar and use it for scalp massage. I massage 5 minutes once or twice a week, usually in conjunction with a heavy coconut oiling of the length the night before washing. After washing I use the dollop of aloe gel and smooth it into my length and then seal it with a fingernailof coconut oil. I emphasize that because a little goes a very long way for me. :)