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matentur
August 15th, 2016, 12:55 PM
2 years ago I decided to grow out my hair. I guess it was sort of on a whim since I had never really thought about having long hair before and figured I would pretty much just stop cutting it. Eventually I found out that it is not quite that simple if you actually want it to look good and found LHC looking for tips for better care. I probably wouldn't have made it to my goal of growing for 2 years without the information on here and since I recently hit my goal I wanted to post and maybe provide so inspiration for some others since I definitely found some here.

Starting out
https://s3.postimg.io/blvch2m4z/Mhr_Lo_Fig.jpg

Getting Awkward
https://s3.postimg.io/tfquid577/bd_Td_IGO.jpg

More Awkward:
https://s3.postimg.io/ihfl06glv/Xo_SUyb6.jpg

16 Months or so:
https://s3.postimg.io/8dqv40zv7/a1_GDwn0g.jpg

19 Months:
https://s3.postimg.io/jnjkyz4wj/y_Tzezwpg.jpg

2 Years!:
https://s3.postimg.io/f0dix7hjn/uf05_ZQEg.jpg

Hair tied back like I usually wear it:
Front Back
https://s3.postimg.io/rdqd44783/By_Nx_BDdg.jpghttps://s3.postimg.io/6xfclvwyb/A6zqtc_W.jpg


Thanks for reading. I'm really glad I grew my hair out and fortunately pretty much all of the crap I took in the awkward stage has stopped and most people seem to like my hair and feel it suits me, not that I would cut it even if they didn't.

NorraVarg
August 15th, 2016, 12:59 PM
You're looking a bit like Kit Harrington in the mid-length photos. Your hair looks so shiny and thick! :) Nicely done.

lithostoic
August 15th, 2016, 01:03 PM
Omg your hair's so beautiful! Great decision to grow it out. It suits you c:

triumphator!
August 15th, 2016, 01:04 PM
Wow. It looks so luxurious. I love your eye shape, too!

summergame
August 15th, 2016, 01:06 PM
Love your hair! It suits you very good!

Agnieszka
August 15th, 2016, 01:12 PM
Amazing hair and I also agree it suits you very well. Thanks for giving me hope that awkward phase has it's end :-)

althara
August 15th, 2016, 01:36 PM
Holy moley your hair is so thick and shiney!

matentur
August 15th, 2016, 01:59 PM
Thanks for the compliments NorraVarg, lithostoic, triumphator!, summergame, Agnieszka, and althara, really appreciate them! I used to laugh at my sister and girls in general for always giving each other compliments about their hair etc. But now that I have long hair and I understand the effort required to get it to look like you want and the inevitable number of bad hair days regardless I think I understand, at least in part.

Cg
August 15th, 2016, 02:36 PM
What glossy hair!

yogagirl
August 15th, 2016, 02:38 PM
Handsome! Long hair suits you really well and you can tell you take good care of it. Very healthy and shiny :)

But O. M. G. your hair is sooooo thick :thud: Amazing!!

lapushka
August 15th, 2016, 03:17 PM
Wohooow that is amazing! Congrats! :D

Fru fru
August 15th, 2016, 03:20 PM
Your hair is so thick and shiny!

rmani
August 15th, 2016, 03:26 PM
Wow - your hair is so thick and shiny! Congrats on your growth - both hair and personally ;)

hobbitlocks
August 15th, 2016, 03:45 PM
You have really lovely hair!! Great progress!

H o n є y ❤
August 15th, 2016, 03:58 PM
WOW your hair is amazing, luxurious and thick! Congratulations!!

matentur
August 15th, 2016, 04:19 PM
Thanks Cg, yogagirl, lapushka, hobbitlocks, Honey, rmani and Fru fru! Gotta thank genetics for the thickness, which was miserable in the awkward stage, but definitely something I really enjoy now, though it's quite hot in the summer.

diddiedaisy
August 15th, 2016, 04:33 PM
Congratulations :) I think you look great with long hair, I'm also more than a bit envious on the thickness and shine lol

Agnes Hannah
August 15th, 2016, 04:44 PM
Gotta do a thudpile!:thudpile:

Elly May
August 15th, 2016, 05:30 PM
Looks great! Keep growing!!!

maborosi
August 15th, 2016, 10:58 PM
Wow, your hair is awesome!! How thick is it, do you know the pony circumference?

Horrorpops
August 16th, 2016, 11:38 AM
I can't believe how shiny and thick your hair is! Congrats on the two years!

Your story made me laugh - I agree I don't know if anyone knows what they are getting into when they've never had long hair before (this was me too)! Thank goodness for LHC to set us in the right direction :laugh:

DarkChocolate
August 16th, 2016, 12:39 PM
I love your hair:) What is your ponytail circumference?

vampyyri
August 16th, 2016, 12:54 PM
Holy moley!! :thud: It looks amazing!