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Pinni
February 13th, 2016, 07:14 AM
It's my first LHC anniversary. When I started a year ago I was also a forum newbie, I had almost never written to forum before. Few times to ones that are written with my mother tongue. I still make mistakes to my writing but I hope it gets better in time.

I'm growing my own hair color at the moment. There is 5 cm (2 inch) root growth but it's not yet very noticeable yet. When it has been few days since last wash it can look very mud colored, dark and ashy. I hope I could grow my own at least 10 cm to see what my own color is now that Iím older. It would be nicer to grow it all, but if it looks too bad I color it. I want to enjoy my hair.

I didnít take photo when I joined but my hair was much like it is at the first, not so clear, picture. Sorry about bad quality but I have no better unfortunately. But it was at mid back and very damaged. I could say it was coarse and breaking from ends.

I started to use cheaper market products like Pantene, VO5 etc. and soaked my hair in coconut oil and olive oil.
More expensive hair products were not the reason for my bad hair quality, but I noticed cheaper products can be as good as expensive ones. My hair is now at my original goal, at waist. That was not co many cm away from my length year ago. But it was breaking down then. Now I hope to get at least tailbone length with good care and avoiding color/bleach.

Thank you so much for all the answers, awesome hair pictures you put here, blog articles, articles and advice!:blossom:



http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/Pinni_/hiukset_zpstd2qj08h.jpg

http://i1068.photobucket.com/albums/u459/Pinni_/d3f6b069-822e-4ad3-8d7e-303760be7d68_zps3pugpnaj.jpg

Arctic
February 13th, 2016, 07:20 AM
:cheer: :cheer: Year already? Time flies! Your hair looks beautiful, and what a lovely back drop: trees dressed up in lace!

It's smart to let the natural colour to grow a bit before really eyeballing and judging it. Natural colour always looks less than when it's next to dyed hair, and on the other hand, hair colour changes as the hair is in touch with elements (say, a summer sunshine), so how it looks like in the winter with few centimeters is very different than how it would look like after summer with 15+ centimeters (and not compared to dyed hair).

Good luck to your hair journey from this day forward, may the growing out be painless to you!

Pinni
February 13th, 2016, 07:25 AM
Arctic, thanks. And special thanks to you, you are always so helpful!:blossom: And I like your blog so much!

Arctic
February 13th, 2016, 07:31 AM
Aww thank YOU! :flowers:

diddiedaisy
February 13th, 2016, 09:34 AM
Congratulations, your hair looks very healthy and shiny :)

khryz
February 13th, 2016, 09:43 AM
Happy anniversary! Many more years and growth to come!

lapushka
February 13th, 2016, 09:49 AM
It looks great, and I hope you love the new growth. :D

Mirabele
February 13th, 2016, 10:47 AM
Your hair looks so much healthier, so much more "alive" now. Amazing progress!

Mimha
February 13th, 2016, 10:52 AM
Congratulation on your 1st annivhairsary, Pinni ! I'm sure you can get to tailbone with no problem ! Your hair is very nice and doesn't look like it is tired of growing.:flower:

Pinni
February 13th, 2016, 11:51 AM
Thank you diddiedaisy, khryz, lapushka, Mirabele and Mimha!:o

AJNinami
February 13th, 2016, 11:58 AM
Such beautiful hair.. and that backdrop is incredible! I'm so glad everything has been working for you so well. :)

Pinni
February 13th, 2016, 12:20 PM
Such beautiful hair.. and that backdrop is incredible! I'm so glad everything has been working for you so well. :)

Thank you AJNinami. :) It looks really pretty when there is lots of snow. Specially when it is also sunny!

lauren_alia
February 13th, 2016, 12:56 PM
Your hair is looking beautiful and healthy, happy anniversary! And I agree with everyone else, the background of your photo is stunning too! It's a winter wonderland. :crush:

Llama
February 13th, 2016, 10:49 PM
Very pretty!

Pinni
February 14th, 2016, 01:05 AM
Thank you lauren_alia and Llama.:)

brickworld13
February 19th, 2016, 03:33 PM
Yay! Congratulations! :cheer: :happydance:

lapis_lazuli
February 19th, 2016, 03:37 PM
Congrats, Pinni! It's about a year for me too on LHC. Time flies, doesn't it? :)
Keep on going! :cheer:

Skade
February 19th, 2016, 03:54 PM
Happy anniversary Pinni! :cake: Your hair looks beautiful!

Sarahlabyrinth
February 19th, 2016, 04:40 PM
Your hair is really pretty, Pinni, and your snow too! Happy anniversary and happy growing!

Pinni
February 20th, 2016, 10:31 AM
Yes, time flies here, year goes fast. Thank you brickworld13, lapis_lazuli, Skade and Sarahlabyrinth. Thank you for all lovely greetings and comments:heartbeat

Savvyhorsez
February 20th, 2016, 01:17 PM
Congratulations! :)

Pinni
February 21st, 2016, 09:03 AM
Thank you Savvyhorsez :) I'm surprised how much I got messages.