Hangtime…Well, Almost!

One of the great things about rounding out the first year is the growth you experience in Year Two of Sisterlocks. My hair has grown tremendously over the past six months, and as I reach my second year anniversary in July, I’m looking forward to how much my hair will evolve over the next five months.

I had my last retightening, the first one of 2018, on January 6, 2018. Below are pictures of my retightening and the six-week return of my grid. Excuse my lack of make-up; a little bit of sunscreen is about all I can muster on retightening mornings.

I’m starting to get a little “hang-time” now. When I compare this picture from July 1, 2017:

to this one from February 10, 2018, the growth is evident.

My second retightening for 2018 was today, Sunday, February 18th. Here are a few “before” pictures as I stood in the elevator on my way to the salon:

Clearly, my grid is hidden with six weeks of new growth.

During my retightening, here is a shot of the back of my head as April is working her magic:

A few more shots of the retightening’s completion:

April has strategically placed my locs above so that you can see the edges and the precision of her work. Each time I visit her salon, I’m more pleased with the end result.

My next retightening is scheduled for Good Friday. Have a great Spring Break!

Until then,

Andi😘

2 thoughts on “Hangtime…Well, Almost!

  1. I can not believe you exist!!! Thank you for your blog!!! Gosh I can relate so much to this blog all the way to your husband not liking short hair. I am 41 and also sweat like a pig and I was wondering how my locs will hold up and finding your blog was heaven sent! I mean I share so many of your concerns. I am a professional, wanting to get in better general health, concerned how my husband would feel, sweat like crazy, and enjoy some of the same interest. I literally hate dealing with the process of my hair trying to maintain a straight look or putting weave in. Thank you, thank you! My appointment is in one month and I can not wait! You really helped solidify my decision.

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