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- Sweet Tresses -- Back at it! -- Grow Baby Grow '09
- Goal #1 - Shoulder length
reached Aug 12, 2008
**** I'm Back!! Let's Grow!! ***
Goal #2 - Armpit length (June 2009)
I am excited to begin my hair growth process! I have 4a/b relaxed hair. Trying to transition to telaxed or natural hair.... not sure yet.
I actually had shoulder/above bra-strap length hair 2 yrs ago. I was bored with it and decided to chop it off to neck length. Since then I have been having a hard time growing my hair back due to excessive breakage. I was using heat almost everyday and my ends were suffering and breaking off.
After much research and late nights reading the LONGHAIRCAREFORUM, I became inspired to accomplish the length that I have always wanted which is BSL to MBL length hair. I know I can do it because my hair was close to that length as an adolescent.
It is now my time to achieve my longtime goal that I thought was unattainable! I would appreciate all tips and suggestions that you all have! thanks in advance! Here I go!
My first step is reducing or eliminating all together heat usage. I am no longer blowdrying, flat ironing, or using curling irons until I begin to see an improvement in the health of my hair.
*** Pin-Curling my hair at night with duckbill clips keeps my curls looking refreshed and full. I will post pics to show how I do this. This keeps me from using curling irons! I must say that my curls look better than it would if I just used a curling iron!! Minimum Heat to No Heat is Key in keeping those delicate ends in tact!***
************ UPDATE FEBRUARY 2009 *************
Sooo I deleted my previous regimen because I no longer follow that.... I posted it in my journal if anyone wants to see it.
I don't necessarily have a new regimen but i do have new products that I use and love now. So I will just list the hair product in rotation right now. I might list my regimen later.
NEW PRODUCTS I USE AND LOVE!
- GVP Conditioning Balm (Sallys dupe for Biolage Conditioniing balm)
- GVP Moisturizing Conditioner (Sallys dupe for Nexxus Humectress)
- GVP Extra Gentle Shampoo (Sallys dupe for Redken Amino Pon Extra Gentle Shampoo - for permed or color treated hair)
- NTM Silk Touch Leave-in Cream (LOVE IT - works wonders as a moisturizer on DRY hair! Thanks Sylver!)
- NTM Deep Recovery Hair Mask
- NTM Daily Deep Conditioner
- Nexxus Heat Protexx
- Victoria's Secret So Sexy Nourishing Condi (my secret sexy potion ha ha!)
- Vicoria's Secret So Sexy Glossing Conditioner
- Victoria's Secret So Sexy Brilliant Shine Mist (like perfume for hair yum!)
- Pantene ProV Hydrating curls conditioner (gives my hair the ultimate slip!)
- JoJoba Oil, EVOO,
- Carol's Daughter's Hair Balm, Tui Hair Oil
- Aphogee Keratin 2-min reconstuctor
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