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Dec 25th, 2002 at 1:48am
 
Hi
My name is Cassandra and I am from Afro-Guyanese parentage.  I live in England, United Kingdom.  I have been natural since February 2002 and my hair length is 10 inches, measuring from hairline to hairend.  Grin
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Reply #1 - Dec 27th, 2002 at 7:17pm
 
How long was your hair when you started?  If it's very curly and you started short, you have an incredible hair growth rate there!
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Reply #2 - Dec 27th, 2002 at 8:16pm
 
I stopped used a mild relaxer in December 2001  and I also started taking HF 37 to allow my hair to grow out until it was 3 inches, then in February 2002, I went to barber and I had my hair cut off, so that I could grow without any chemicals. I also rinse daily which has helped my hair significantly.
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Reply #3 - Dec 27th, 2002 at 11:12pm
 
WOW!  You're saying you have grown 10" of hair in less than a year?  PHENOMENAL!  ============:o

Lucky you!!
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Reply #4 - Dec 28th, 2002 at 8:45pm
 
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I have changed my lifestyle completely. In February 2002, I was overweight, I just started swimming, once a week.  In July I hired a personal trainer and I started exercising on a regular basis, I changed my eating habits, I eat mostly vegetables, proteins and little carbohydrates, I drink more water, and hot water with lemon, and I find the lemon helps to flush my system out. I also started taking in December 2001, Hair Formula 37, which I found was very good, then I added vitamin E, cod-liver oil, flaxseed oil, evening primrose, biotin and a low dosage well women multivitamin, MSM and pantothenic acid. Plus, I do conditioning washes daily, and I rinse with glycerine/rosewater and Infusium 23. I think that helps, but the problem with me. I have problems keeping up with those regimes, but I am going to try. I do hope Rapunzel, that you can keep me motivated.
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Reply #5 - Dec 28th, 2002 at 9:44pm
 
Egads!  I'll try to keep you motivated, but the only thing that motivates *me* is chocolate!  ;)
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Reply #6 - Dec 28th, 2002 at 10:54pm
 
Wow Cassandra,

this is full-power programm! Wished I could remain as firm  Shocked Even changing my eating habits is impossible for me and it would be much more healthy for me  Sad
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Reply #7 - Dec 29th, 2002 at 1:48am
 
Thanks Ladies
Don't think, I don't love eating chocolate, I do, I also love ginger beer and other fizzy drinks, I drink them and have lots of water.  The last time, my hair grew well, was when I went natural and I was able to grew to shoulder length.  I drink seaweed tea and I again eat lots of vegetables, I did this for three months. Again, I got fed up and went back to perming. I got thicker hair already, but I lost the will.  This website is great, at least I have you Ladies to help. Grin
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Reply #8 - Feb 26th, 2003 at 11:39pm
 
SmileyHEllo,
I'm new.  I was wondering what type of rinse you used to grow your hair 10" in 1 year.
I'm a natural 3a/b and my transition from a perm is complete.  I find my rate of growth faster too without the perms. lol
Oh! P.S. Please forgive.  Could you tell me what culture is Afro-Guyanese. (I'm Mestizo)
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Reply #9 - Feb 27th, 2003 at 8:03am
 
What is a 3a/b?

Guyana is a country in South America, and a lot of people went there from places such as India and Africa. Afro-Guyanese are descendants from the Africans who first settled there.
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Reply #10 - Feb 27th, 2003 at 9:09am
 
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 Could you tell me what culture is Afro-Guyanese. (I'm Mestizo)


Think we are the same kind Wink I am German but my father came from Bolivia.

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Reply #11 - Feb 27th, 2003 at 10:54am
 
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3a - big, loose spiral curls
3b - bouncy ringlets

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Reply #12 - Feb 27th, 2003 at 7:38pm
 
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What is a 3a/b?

Guyana is a country in South America, and a lot of people went there from places such as India and Africa. Afro-Guyanese are descendants from the Africans who first settled there.


Thanks, I thought it was of African descent.  I've heard of Guyana but I guess the "Guyanese" part threw me.
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Reply #13 - Feb 27th, 2003 at 7:53pm
 
Hi
England must be really nice.  My fiance and I have friends from there.  I always tell him I want to move there (Lol)...but I guess the grass always seems greener on the other side. Grin
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Reply #14 - Apr 7th, 2004 at 6:00pm
 
I've got 3b/3c hair which is too thick, too much.  Any ideas on how to style it (the hair bun every day for 14+ years is getting a wee bit old)?   It drives me crazy!
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