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Sunshineliz
March 22nd, 2012, 04:06 PM
I joined one year ago on St. Patty's Day! I'd chopped off my hair two months before and was looking to grow it out long again. I'd also decided to embrace the gray and join in with the wonderful Renegrays!(Thanks so much you guys!:flower:)

Anyway, I'd chopped it to barely shoulder and right now it's kissing BSL. I trimmed it once during that time back in January and got 1/2 an inch off. So, I didn't measure right away, but I think I was about 19 inches when I joined and now I'm about 25. Pretty average growth I guess. I've gone to CO washing with occasional CWC, and I still brush my wavy hair sometimes but have been introduced to combs and simple finger-combing in the shower. I love to do hairstick buns now when I had no idea what to do with my hair before except braid and ponytail it. So a big thank you for that!:flowers:

Since it seems to be customary to add pics, here they are!

About 2 weeks after joining, shampooed the night before and brushed to an inch of its life trying to obliterate the waves--
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5221/5604079094_08e1b56b11_n.jpg
Sorry, I have no back-of-the-head pictures as I couldn't do one for the life of me and DD was no better at picture-taking at the time.

This is now, St. Patty's Day and most recent pics--(I thought about trying to make my hair prettier and get better pictures, but you should know what it really looks like at 1 year anyway, right? This is CO washed, slept on, uncombed hair:o--looks like my last hairtyping pic! I'm sorry I didn't even bother to put on makeup for you.:p)
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6237/6860250522_6b8e8dec7f.jpg

Front
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7039/7006367861_192b5c1715.jpg

So thank you LHC! I've enjoyed being with you for the past year!

caadam
March 22nd, 2012, 04:09 PM
Those waves are sooo pretty! ♥ Congratulations! :flower:

Zesty
March 22nd, 2012, 04:09 PM
I love the color and the wave-curls! Also, you're really beautiful.

kitschy
March 22nd, 2012, 04:10 PM
Nice growth. I love your sparklies!

lapushka
March 22nd, 2012, 04:23 PM
Pretty! Happy anniversary! :)

whitedove
March 22nd, 2012, 04:26 PM
Congrats Sunnyliz great growth and loving the silver springs :D

BlazingHeart
March 22nd, 2012, 04:31 PM
Lovely wurls! Happy anniversary. Also, no way you need to apologize for not wearing makeup. (I think we need to accept our faces as they naturally are, but even if I didn't, you're one of those women who really doesn't need to cover anything up)

~Blaze

Woods Nymph
March 22nd, 2012, 04:36 PM
You are so pretty! And so are your sparklies!

vintage88
March 22nd, 2012, 04:38 PM
Happy anniversary sunshineliz, your hair is really beautiful I love all the sparklies :)

fridgee
March 22nd, 2012, 04:38 PM
Wow I wish my hair looked that lovely slept on and unbrushed! I love the colour and the waves and congratulations on the great growth!

Amber_Maiden
March 22nd, 2012, 04:50 PM
Nice growth!!!

Shesta
March 22nd, 2012, 04:56 PM
Happy hairversary! The changes in your texture are amazing! Rock those waves! :)

Firefly
March 22nd, 2012, 04:57 PM
Wow, that is some excellent growth-- and I love the way your grays are coming in. I hope mine come in like that!

Annibelle
March 22nd, 2012, 05:44 PM
I love your ends and color(s)! Gorgeous. :)

dulce
March 22nd, 2012, 05:56 PM
Lovely ! Sunshineliz.Great growth and the colour and streaks are so pretty.

Diamond.Eyes
March 22nd, 2012, 06:27 PM
That is so awesome! I am so jealous of your waves. They are gorgeous! :flower:

BrightEyes
March 22nd, 2012, 06:28 PM
Congrats! Your hair looks lovely, the waves are beautiful.

Caringformyhair
March 22nd, 2012, 06:29 PM
Great growth, congrats and happy LHC anniversary!

luluj
March 22nd, 2012, 07:27 PM
:cheer::cheer: "HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, Sunshineliz!!" :cheer::cheer:

You have had some wonderful growth!!

oktobergoud
March 22nd, 2012, 09:04 PM
I loooove your waves! And the silver! Also, that is some amazing growth :)

jackie75
March 22nd, 2012, 09:11 PM
I sooo love your sparklies!! I really admire anyone who embraces them so beautifully! I don't have the nerve to do that yet! :o

Awesome growth too!!

rags
March 23rd, 2012, 01:50 AM
Wow Liz you really got some good growth this year! Your hair is looking absolutely gorgeous and I adore your curls (and your sparklies of course! :p ). You are as pretty as you are sweet. :flower:

Safira
March 23rd, 2012, 02:02 AM
Beautiful waves you have. Good growth.

Rosa
March 23rd, 2012, 03:19 AM
SunshineLiz, lovely! You look great and so does your hair. Lovely to see how soft and subtle the shades of your hair are. Very inspiring. I hope my silvers look like this when the henndigo finally grows out.
Congrats on your one year anniversary! And thanks for being a inspiration :)

Lucky
March 23rd, 2012, 03:27 AM
Wow, that's some great growth, I'd say! I love the color too!

Lissandria
March 23rd, 2012, 05:27 AM
I love silver hair, and you rock it! Great progress :)

racrane
March 23rd, 2012, 09:15 AM
It's beautiful growth! Lovely :)

einna
March 23rd, 2012, 09:37 AM
Congrats! Nice sparklies and waves! =)

Sunshineliz
March 23rd, 2012, 10:22 AM
Thanks all of you, you're all so sweet!:flower: My silver looks more subtle in the later picture because it's an indoor photo with flash. I can look quite white on one side if parted correctly and in the sun!

(And thanks, BlazingHeart! I actually don't wear makeup most of the time, but I usually try to for photos that I'm going to actually show to people so I don't look washed out.:o But I decided to go ahead and use those photos anyway.:))

jojo
March 23rd, 2012, 12:20 PM
Your hair is beautiful, ive always thought that even at shorter lengths and you dont need no make up your beautiful as you are!

FrozenBritannia
March 23rd, 2012, 07:05 PM
Lovely wurls!!!!

Lipbalmbabe
March 23rd, 2012, 07:20 PM
What great hair!

boomtownrat
March 30th, 2012, 04:38 PM
Sunnyliz, I know I'm several days late, but happy LHC anniversary! You're looking great, silver sister!

theodora
March 30th, 2012, 06:10 PM
Happy anniversary! Your hair looks fantastic, I'm in awe of your waves!

PeacenQuietGal
March 30th, 2012, 06:17 PM
Hi SunshineLiz - Happy anniversary!!! Your hair is looking beautiful!

Hyacinth
March 30th, 2012, 09:39 PM
Wow - amazing growth in a year - so encouraging too!

zombi
March 30th, 2012, 10:41 PM
Your silvers are just... so, so pretty. Your hair is beautiful!! Congrats on the anniversary.

Sunshineliz
March 31st, 2012, 06:53 PM
Thanks so much you guys! :flower:

pepperminttea
March 31st, 2012, 07:11 PM
I'm late to this thread, but I love your hair! You've gained so much length too! Happy belated LHCiversary. :D

Helix
March 31st, 2012, 07:21 PM
Congrats! I adore the way the silver streaks in the front. Adds a little drama methinks.

elbow chic
March 31st, 2012, 07:47 PM
Happy anniversary, beautiful friend.

jacqueline101
March 31st, 2012, 08:53 PM
Your hair has grown a lot and looks great.

alyanna
March 31st, 2012, 10:20 PM
Can't believe I missed this thread! Happy anniversary Sunshine!!!

Rini
March 31st, 2012, 10:23 PM
Happy Anniversary Sunshineliz!!!! :flowers: Your hair is looking wonderful and will look even more incredible the longer it gets. I LOVE the silver chunk in the front. Just gorgeous :inlove: