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    Locks of Love

    Hi everyone, just wanted to share this pic of myself, cut my hair today, and it is being donated to Locks of Love! Hopefully it will make a sick child very happy someday! Quilty hugs to all!
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    what a wonderful thing to do.
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    I wish they had this when I cut my waist length hair years ago. I keep it trimmed now especially with summer weather coming. Someone will appreciate your donation!

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    How sweet of you!
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    Wonderful! I only have 2-3" until mine is long enough to donate again Pantene's program has a shorter length requirement so I am temped to do it sooner - I hate when my hair gets really long, it is so much more wok to keep up with!

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    Howdy Neighbor! Looking good!! such a nice thing to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sarahspins View Post
    Wonderful! I only have 2-3" until mine is long enough to donate again Pantene's program has a shorter length requirement so I am temped to do it sooner - I hate when my hair gets really long, it is so much more wok to keep up with!
    Yes, it is a pain, I will not miss washing all that, and combing it out! I didn't know about the Pantene program, Locks of Love wants 10 inches, I grew it for a couple of years. Don't know if I'll do that again, I'm getting too old for all that!
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    nice quilt on the back of the couch

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    Wish that you could have shown us a "before" picture. My DD donated to LOL twice when she was younger. Now she keeps it fairly short.
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    You look much cooler--and ready for summer. What a generous thing you have done! I'm sure that it is appreciated.
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    You are wonderful

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    What a wonderful thing to do! My 3 girls have done that multiple times. My hair does not grow fast enough for that myself!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Latrinka View Post
    I didn't know about the Pantene program, Locks of Love wants 10 inches, I grew it for a couple of years.
    Pantene only requires 8". To be honest I have 10" I could cut off now and I've only been growing mine out with the intent to donate it for about 18 months. It's halfway down my back now but I don't want it super short when I cut it off... because of my job I prefer to be able to pull my hair into a ponytail without a lot of flyaways.

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    it's a wonderful thing to do! i usually let my hair grow to my waist and then cut it. since my hair is so thin, i'm saving the first 2 cuts to add to the present one that is half grown. then it should make a nice full wig.
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    How nice! That will be greatly appreciated by someone. My 11 year old granddaughter has donated hair twice and is growing it out for a third time to donate again!

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    That's great my daughter did that too
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    donated 15 inches when i finally cut my hair....does give you a good feeling ...

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    Good for you! I did that once also. It feels good to give, doesn't it? Beautiful quilt on the back of your sofa too!

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    Awe I did this with two of my daughters hair. They love donating it.
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    My granddaughters do this once a year . .they let their hair grow all year long then in June go in and have it cut and donated to Locks of Love. I think its a great thing to do .. Wish my hair would that fast and I would donate it grey, silver and white all to them !LOL ..
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    Good for you! It will be appreciated. looks like you have a healthy head of hair. Beautiful color. And may I add, I love your quilt in the background on your sofa.

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    I love your story - you have beautiful hair and I think you look great with short hair. I am thinking of doing this myself - my hair is down to my booty now - mine does not grow fast - never had it this long - but I think this would be a good way to get my haircut and do good at the same time. Thanks for the inspiration.

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    Love your new style and the donation will make a beautiful hairpiece for a person in need. Very thoughtful!

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    I don't think mine would ever grow long enough to make a donation!! It gets very thin and scraggly past my shoulders. Every spring I have to decide for the summer weather, long enough to pull back with an elastic or short enough to stay off the neck? This year I went with short.

    The new haircut looks great on you!!

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