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SolSara
July 15th, 2009, 02:48 AM
So, here is my length history, with the latest update at the bottom. I am now 77 cm (30 inches), growing slowly but steady with 1 cm/month. No cutting since nov -07. Only a tiny self trim of cm (1/4 inch) in feb. I cut like 300 strands, so it was well worth it to even it out a little bit. :) I always plan on doing S&Ds, but have only taken the nape hair (where I find the most splits) like three times, never completed the whole head.

In the fall I'm going to the hair dresser and getting a nice trim with V-cut to make myself all set to travel to fairy tale ends. :) My first goal of waist is only inches away and I am now confident that I will go on way beyond that. :)

1 Jan 2008
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2360/2157153981_3d2eca9925_m.jpg (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2360/2157153981_3d2eca9925_b.jpg)

1 July 2008
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3010/2634917954_8b5ee913d0_m.jpg (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3010/2634917954_0ecc2a4906_o.jpg)

13 Oct 2008 (BSL!)
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3013/2949096518_9efcf9e213_m.jpg (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3013/2949096518_6a9da96bef_o.jpg)

9 Jan 2009 (braidwaves)
http://i490.photobucket.com/albums/rr265/solsara/20090109-DSC01074-1.jpg (http://i490.photobucket.com/albums/rr265/solsara/20090109-DSC01074.jpg)


9 July 2009 natural and brushed
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2429/3722519027_0df903ddab_m.jpg (http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2429/3722519027_6ab8ecf0a7_o.jpg) http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3511/3723331432_b9931a2b2c_m.jpg (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3511/3723331432_9183ffcb1c_o.jpg)

Mrs.X
July 15th, 2009, 03:31 AM
Congrats on almost reaching your first goal! You have beautiful hair, the waves are lovely.

Rentlle
July 15th, 2009, 03:53 AM
love the waves!
great growing!! :D
your hair color is also realy great!!!
waaaaaaah, I can't wait to see this hair longer!! :D

LutraLutra
July 15th, 2009, 03:56 AM
Great growing, your hair is really pretty and healthy looking. :)

Charlotte
July 15th, 2009, 04:52 AM
You have very pretty hair - it's so silky looking. :) I'm sure it will look even more spectacular as it grows longer.

karli
July 15th, 2009, 05:02 AM
Great progress -it looks lovely. Has it gotten wavier with length?

redneckprincess
July 15th, 2009, 07:27 AM
what georgous hair♥

Ryanne
July 15th, 2009, 07:31 AM
Lovely, silky hair. Congrats on the growth.

tommiefromva
July 15th, 2009, 08:14 AM
Your hair is beautifull and I love the color. Keep up the great work.

BlndeInDisguise
July 15th, 2009, 08:15 AM
That's some great progress for a year and a half! It looks shiny and healthy, and it's a gorgeous color. :)

Garnet66
July 15th, 2009, 08:55 AM
You've made such great progress. You have such pretty hair.

Vrushali
July 15th, 2009, 09:17 AM
Love the hair! Love the color! Love the waves!!

rach
July 15th, 2009, 09:20 AM
well done and such a nice colour too :blossom:

Tressie
July 15th, 2009, 09:22 AM
Congratulations on lovely hair and beautiful waves!! Thanks for sharing your progress with us! (o:

EtherealOde
July 15th, 2009, 10:14 AM
It is really pretty, and does indeed look silky and healthy. Does it feel as nice as it looks? :)

It looks like you had long layers in the first pic that don't show in the bottom ones, so it grew much more than you thought!!! And you are just at the length to be able to do a lot of interesting updos. Congrats on all your efforts, they have paid off. ^_^

Islandgrrl
July 15th, 2009, 10:17 AM
Congrats, SolSara! Beautiful hair, great growth!!! :flowers:

maskedrose
July 15th, 2009, 10:18 AM
Congrats, it looks so lovely :)

SolSara
July 15th, 2009, 11:11 AM
Thank you all for your kind replies. :) I love watching progress pics, so I had to share mine too. :)

I like my color to, when it shows from its best side. Most of the time though it just looks dark blond and dirty, even when it isn't. I sometimes think about getting some highlights (done it before, it was awesome in my hair!) or go strawberry blond, but then I freak out about maybe harming my hair and decide not to. :rolleyes:

It is soft, my strands are fine and when it's clean and moisturized it's like silk. :) That is something new that came with CO and I love it! :) Before my hair was either dry like straw or greasy, the few hours in between those two often occurred during night, so I couldn't enjoy it...

I think my layers don't show off as much anymore due to natural shedding and breakage. They just melts in with the other hair better now. I still see quite some tapering for the last 1/3 of the hair.


Great progress -it looks lovely. Has it gotten wavier with length?

No, it hasn't. It's just a combination of my long wave form (show better with length) and me learning what my hair wants in order to produce them (moisture and lots of moisture.) I think I might even be a 2b or 2c with shorter lengths, I sure have a lot of frizz and curls going on with the shorter strands. :rolleyes: With even more growth the waves might disappear, they already tend to stretch out themselves after a day, even when untouched. I am hoping to get some nice end curls if I succeed in my attempt to grow fairy tale ends. :)

DavidN
July 15th, 2009, 11:24 AM
Congratulations on 1 1/2 years at the LHC, Solsara, and thank you for sharing your wonderful progress photos with us. The colour is outstanding, and your hair is shiny and healthy! Keep up the good work.

Leisje
July 15th, 2009, 11:41 AM
You have beautiful hair. I love the colour and texture.

coolbreeze212
July 15th, 2009, 07:50 PM
Just beautiful!! :cheese:

AnneAdeline
July 15th, 2009, 07:55 PM
Gorgeous!
I can't wait to see it all long with fairy tale ends. It will be even more stunning!

Nyghtingale
July 15th, 2009, 08:07 PM
Very pretty hair, great growth!

JessicaVonMaim
July 15th, 2009, 09:03 PM
I love your hair color, it's so beautiful. Congratulations on such great growth!

holomi
July 15th, 2009, 09:48 PM
Wow, I have the same length and we are pretty much hairtwins! :D

Myeka
July 15th, 2009, 10:16 PM
I love the color and your waves. Just beautiful!