I am just over 6 weeks post and I am wondering where is my new growth :s? I was expecting a summer spurt but I am actually a bit underwhelmed. Here is my new growth:
What's up with that brown streak of hair? :s Anyway...
I'd estimate I have 1 centimetre worth of new growth, that is 0.393 inches, usually hair grows half an inch a month hmm. I must be quite a slow grower because I started my hair journey in September 2010 at almost SL and I am still not APL 10 months later. I have got 3 weeks until my next relaxer is due- right in time for my birthday. Maybe it is my inconsistent use of castor oil :s I have been slacking - I wasn't applying it weekly until about a fortnight ago *sigh* I dunno hopefully I will see more new growth shortly- I'll be updating. I am planning to do my relaxer myself eek- I really need to start being a DIYer and stop relying on salons. With that, I am also considering doing a partial sew-in but I feel it would make more sense to relax first then do a sew-in rather than do a sew-in and then relax, hmm maybe. I also want to do the sew-in myself so I have been watching videos on youtube to help.
A positive thing is I have not used direct heat in almost 5 weeks- this is the longest time I have not used direct heat- yay! Mostly it is because it is rainy in London so it's completely pointless wearing straight hair for it to get wet. In addition, I use my caruso rollers for a roller set which is completely heat free :). If you check my post labelled Hairnorexia that ponytail is a result of a caruso roller set.
A hair journey is hard but I am sure it'll be worth it- I've had a few comments from friends and family about my growth :)