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How long is "awkward hair-length"?
I think my hair length may fit in the "awkward hair-length" category because it is too short for short hairstyles but too long for medium hairstyles.
I don't know. For me, awkward length is more about being between hair lengths when I am trying to grow it out. I feel like any length hair has a good hair style available to it if the cut is maintained. When I am trying to grow out, usually the awkward stages seems lo last maybe a month or two? It's been a while since I've grown my hair out so I'm not sure.
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Alaffia Coffee & Shea Revitalizing Conditioner for Fine/Thin Hair (summer), Alaffia Everyday Coconut Ultra Hydrating Conditioner
Camille Rose Naturals Algae Renew Deep Conditioner
As I Am Leave-in
Lily of the Desert 99% Aloe Vera Gelly
Daily tea spray; Coconut oil overnight treatment; Citric acid rinse for hard water; 2-step Henndigo w/ amla to cover gray
2C, fine, low porosity, low/medium density, protein sensitive
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For me, the most awkward length is right at the shoulders. I just hate my hair at that length.
--I'm located in Western PA.
--I found NC in late 2004, CG since February 2005, joined the forums in May 2005, started going grey in late 2005.
--My hair is 3B with some 3A, currently at mid back length when dry, texture-medium/fine, porosity-top is low, middle is medium, ends are porous, elasticity-normal.
--My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, coconut oil, honey, vinegar.
--My CG and grey hair progress -
--My article at NaturallyCurly about going grey -
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we have the same hair issues at the moment. Have you thought about using some small hair clips or barrettes to accessorize your hair, maybe doing some small twists and such?
I think it is a personal thing. For me awkward is too short for a ponytail.
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: Living Proof Restore Conditioner
Living Proof Curl Leave-In or Garnier 1 Minute Mask - Papaya
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Living Proof In-Shower Styler with Ouidad Advanced Climate Control Gel Stronger Hold
edited April 4
My hair is between armpit & bra strap length stretched, but always ends up at shoulder length at some point because of shrinkage. I consider my shrinkage length awkward (for me), especially since I intended for my hair to be longer by now so I would have this problem
edited April 13
My hair has been awkward since it began touching the tops of my shoulders. The bottom sections now reach my bra clasp, that took forever. But I still had a chunk on top that I let my stylist put in a long time ago when it was very early awkward in order to "try layers." she cut it about mid-ear length. That layer is still about 8 inches shorter than my length now so I've been in an awkward length situation a LONG time - basically TWO ear to bra clasp growth periods.
CG since 11/2014
Mostly 2B, but ranges A-C front to back and root to tip
Low density, very coarse, high porosity
Collarbone length, gray dyed brown, dry and rough
Typical LEG routine could be any combination of:
: Shea Moisture brand shampoo, Ion Hard Water Shampoo
: As I Am Coc Cowash
: GVP CB, Aussie Mega Moist, Not Your Mothers Gardenia
: As I Am LI, KCKT, or Not Your Mothers Gardenia
Camille Rose Curl Maker
: SM Deep Treat Mask
: Hask Keratin
: Curl Keeper Original, Ouidad Climate Control gel, LA Looks gel
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