I just wanted to share my length check from last December to this month. At the end of October 2011, I cut my hair short to this length to “break” my flat-iron addiction. (Sidenote: My Baby-Bliss Pro flat-iron is amazing, so how was I not supposed to get addicted?…) Here are my short curls 🙂
I’d fallen into the routine of straightening my hair every week. I had been keeping my hair a little past shoulder length for over a year as you can see in this pic here. My hair was even and healthy, I just wanted a change.
After I cut it in October, I waited until December 2011 to straighten and trim my hair because I was pretty sure I wouldn’t like it short and straight. I used the same straightening products from before I cut it short: Chi Straight Guard, Chi Keratin Mist, & Olive Oil. Here are my pics from Dec. 2011. I had cut my hair into layers, so the strands are the length of my bangs all around. I was surprised and did like it though!
I decided I would straighten my hair every couple of months and trim it a half inch off, so I did so in March and May. Here are my May 2012 pics. You can see the layers are evenly growing down.
I didn’t straighten my hair again until the end of August, but I didn’t trim it then. Over the summer, I discovered the wonders of Argan oil and converted from Olive oil. I prefer Argan oil because it’s very light and doesn’t weigh my hair down. When I straightened it in October, I trimmed about a half-inch off. This month, my ends still looked pretty healthy, so I didn’t trim them. So here they are, my December 2012 pics. (Oh and yes…I will work on my back-length check photo taking skills).
I decided to start taking biotin everyday a couple weeks ago. I took it pretty sporadically over the past year, but I’m trying to work it into my daily routine now so I can reach my waist-length goal faster. I will do my next length check in February 2013 🙂