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DarkChocolate
October 24th, 2016, 11:30 PM
I took a mini photoshoot of my hair in celebration of my 10 year anniversary here on LHC. I started growing my hair back out after a trim that turned into a hip length to a shoulder length ugly haircut. I was very upset. I had never before had short hair. The journey was not always fun because my hair grows strangely. It grows at different speeds and my ends end up being see through. I also had a few hair growth stalls that lasted for a few years at a time. My hair routine is to wash once a week. I comb with a wide tooth wooden comb and have been applying coconut oil to my ends for about 6 years. I always air dry my hair and have started using henna. I never use heat on my hair and have been wearing it up everyday for the past year. Six weeks ago I started the following routine, on wash day, I apply aloe vera straight from the leaf to my scalp along with coconut oil and egg on top, wrap in plastic, leave for an hour then shampoo with African Black soap. I think it has led to some hair growth. The egg helps cut the oil out of my hair. I actually love the fairytale ends!!

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morrigan*
October 24th, 2016, 11:56 PM
Looking great and good luck with your new routine.

hanne jensen
October 25th, 2016, 02:44 AM
Congrats on your anniversary. Hope your new routine works for growth.

Nymphe
October 25th, 2016, 05:38 AM
Congrats on persevering through the setbacks and having such nice hair. Fresh aloe is probably one of the best things for hair and scalp, so healing.

lapushka
October 25th, 2016, 05:40 AM
I love your hair, the way it fairytales. It's so pretty. :)

Congrats on your anniversary!

Kat-Rinnč Naido
October 25th, 2016, 06:41 AM
Happy 10th hairiversary. Thank you for sharing your experiences and the photos. Enjoy your hair growing journey

Medievalmaniac
October 25th, 2016, 06:59 AM
Happy tenth anniversary! Thank you for sharing your journey with us!

spidermom
October 25th, 2016, 07:49 AM
I love your color. I remember a picture from the past where you were near a window and your hair was flaring white in the sunshine.

Vallena
October 25th, 2016, 08:26 AM
Beautiful! Happy anniversary!

Groovy Granny
October 25th, 2016, 12:56 PM
Beautiful ~ congrats ~ happy 10th :cheer:

school of fish
October 25th, 2016, 04:16 PM
Congratulations on 10 years!!! And congratulations on discovering a new addition to your routine which seems to be paying dividends :) That's always such a great feeling - trying something out and being happy with the result!

TatsuOni
October 26th, 2016, 02:50 AM
Congrats and thanks for sharing your beautiful hair with us! :)