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centurytoolate
October 27th, 2009, 02:35 PM
I have been here since Nov 2005 and I started growing my hair out in January of that year. As you can see from picture number one it was fried beyond all semblance of normal hair. At the time I thought it was looking pretty good. :disgust:
I don't really post any more but I do drop in for encouragement and help when things are being weird. I should have combed it before taking the picture but I have enough trouble taking hair pictures as it is.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v378/clyon/upsidedown.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v378/clyon/Mobile%20Uploads/IMG00441-1-1.jpg

melikai
October 27th, 2009, 02:50 PM
Looks amazing! Is that your natural colour that you grew back in? It looks very healthy and shiny. Congratulations on 4 years!

Sissy
October 27th, 2009, 02:51 PM
it's beautiful! That's wonderful 4 year progress.

Horsetuna
October 27th, 2009, 02:54 PM
Though I'm new here, I honestly must say that doesnt look like its the same girl! The new hair is so much prettier I think!

Good work and keep on doing it!

Dachsdragon
October 27th, 2009, 02:55 PM
Wow :thud: your hair looks amazing! Very healthy and shiny. Congratulations on your beautiful hair. :cheese:

frodolaughs
October 27th, 2009, 02:55 PM
That's stunning progress. Congratulations!

patience
October 27th, 2009, 03:08 PM
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary! That is some major improvement. Your current color is beautiful and looks so healthy.

Amara
October 27th, 2009, 04:16 PM
Wow, what a change! It looks lovely and much healthier.

JamieLeigh
October 27th, 2009, 04:21 PM
I agree - you look like a totally different person in picture #2....you have some amazing hair. :thud: And congrats on 4 years of LHC! :flower:

Carolyn
October 27th, 2009, 04:30 PM
My goodness if you hadn't said both pics were your hair, I never would have guessed! That is quite a grow out! Your hair looks fabulous.

plainjanegirl
October 27th, 2009, 04:39 PM
That is some stunning hair! ever woulda thought those pics were the same person. Congrats on 4 years of great growth!

lillithnight
October 27th, 2009, 05:02 PM
very nice! i love your hair.

DavidN
October 27th, 2009, 05:20 PM
What a wonderful transformation, Centurytoolate, and your hair looks so shiny and healthy now!

KarpatiiSiv
October 27th, 2009, 06:00 PM
Happy Anniversary and Congratulations, your hair looks beautiful and so healthy.

yogachic
October 27th, 2009, 06:07 PM
What a transformation! Congrats!

jojo
October 27th, 2009, 07:51 PM
Looks amazing and good growth too

plainjanegirl
October 27th, 2009, 09:25 PM
So what has been your hair care routine? Do you take any vitamins, etc.?

Vianka
October 27th, 2009, 09:34 PM
Very, very nice. I'm really liking the darker color and it looks to be in excellent condition.

ericthegreat
October 27th, 2009, 10:01 PM
That is an amazing amount of growth! And I love your current hair color now, its so rich and shiny.

Debra83
October 27th, 2009, 11:24 PM
very nice, I LOVE the colour now and the look of the texture as compared to picture # 1. Good going. Are you using vitamins as well?

centurytoolate
October 27th, 2009, 11:54 PM
Thank you for all the lovely posts. The color is very close to natural but I have a lot of grey to cover so I have it touched up occasionally. No vitamins just being a lot more careful nowadays. I shampoo a lot less, use a LOT more conditioner and only blowdry when its too cold to go out with a wet head. Honey has also been a welcome addition to my conditioning.
Heres hoping to four more years!!

RavennaNight
October 28th, 2009, 12:23 AM
Wow what a massive transformation! :thud: Very pretty! Is your hair naturally that straight? You look like you went from 3's to 1's!!!

Coriander
October 28th, 2009, 01:40 AM
Congratulations on your wonderful 4 years! :flower:

pdy2kn6
October 28th, 2009, 01:50 AM
wow, what a transformation. congradulations centurytoolate

Sofoulee
October 28th, 2009, 02:14 AM
Your hair looks gorgeous. Congratulations.

hela
October 28th, 2009, 03:10 AM
I agree, your hair is beautiful and totally different from the start, congratulations. What a difference some changes in haircare routine can make.

redneckprincess
October 28th, 2009, 06:24 AM
*jaw Drop*

Chrissy
October 28th, 2009, 07:49 AM
It looks so much better. Congratulations on your beautiful transition.

centurytoolate
October 28th, 2009, 11:22 AM
Thanks again to everyone. I saw some mention of the difference in curl from one pic to the next. Normally when left to it's own devices my hair is firmly in the wurly camp but has the amazing ability to go dead straight at the slightest provocation. I combed it out for this picture so that the full growth would show.
I also forgot to mention for those asking what I do differently these days that on occasion I will do an oil/aloe vera leave in over night. Just a bit of oil as my hair doesn't love it as much as many others on here. As a treat from time to time though it seems helpful. I also keep a spritzer full of aloe, glycerin and lavender oil. Oh yeah, I found out that my hair absolutely despises protein, crunch city. And I'm a vegetarian(have been for many years) so veggies unite, we can have beautiful hair too! :)

Miasen
October 28th, 2009, 11:53 AM
It looks so pretty now. Congrats! :D