Does your hair grow unevenly?

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Hair that grows faster in the back than the front… A patch of hair in the center that’s shorter than the rest… One side of hair that has a looser curl and thus appears longer than the other… Do you have hair that grows unevenly? And if so, what are your strategies for taming/styling the unevenness? Let us know!

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  1. wow,I thought it was just me with wonky hair! My hair is long and naturally curly/wavy and when I leave it to dry on its own it goes into loose curls which I love especially on the right, however there is one part of hair, at the left to the front that NEVER curls! It drives me insane, and I always wear my hair up or clip it back because of it when really i want to wear my hair down. I have tried using heat to make it match, but my curls just cant be recreated no matter how hard I try and I have now given up. I rarely use heat styling or blow dry my hair, i just wash it, add mousse (as it is quite thin) and scrunch it into a bun until it is mostly dried because i dont like walking around with wet hair. Anyone have any solutions for me without having to style my hair everyday?

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    • I would suggest going with another texture beside curls or just clipping that prt back, like behind your ear or something. Twist out, braid out, or even roller sets can make all the textures match verses just making the one prt of the hair match everything else.

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  2. Im 2 1/2 months natural…My hair type is 4c…and its qrowing uneven, like into a cone shape or something. lol The middle patch in my head seem like its qrowinq faster then the sides….

    do i need to qet my hair cut aqain.? =(( I use qood shampoo and oils;; this is also my first time qoinq natural….

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  3. Right before I started school I wanted a new hair do, and I cut my hair. I didnt like it, plus I’m natural so at every party and on hot days my hair sweat out quick and I didnt want to flat iron it everyday. So I began to get weaves. I love weaves and my hair is growing back longer than it was before I cut it, but now my right side is about an inch and a half longer than my left side and when I wear my hair flat iron it looks foolish lol. Anyone know what I can do to help the other side get with the program?!

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  4. I don’t understand myself. every time my hair grows out. This is like my 8 time growing my hair from it being shaved. Right now the top of my hair is a little over 1inch but the back of my head is just a little shorter then that. Also the hair around my ears is shorter then expected. I’m not sure what to do its fraustrating.

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  5. so all year my hair has been growing EXCEPT for in the middle & its very irritating, I don’t want to cut all my hair to be the same length as the middle because it will be short but I hate how it is now, it looks like a bob somewhat, any tips on how to get it to grow like the rest of my hair?

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  6. OK so here’s my story: I was walking home one night with my friends. My hair was curled with dark brown hair dye in my head. I got it done by one of my co-workers from work.As I got in the mirror the curls were fading and the color.I didn’t like it so I washed it until my real color was shown. I blow-dried it and flat iron it.Finally I was done.I looked in the mirror brushing it because it was so soft.Then I separated it and brought it to my shoulders. Then I realized something…IT IS UNEVEN! I tried soaking the uneven parts of my hair with warm water and olive oil, I’ve tried messaging and I’ve even tried hair growth products.I did everything I could to achieve straight,Even,and long hair. What could’ve been the problem. Now my hair is long because of a product called “Super Grow HD”

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  7. I need help too,the middle of my hair is ridiculously short,should I cut the front to make it even? I really don’t want to cut my hair again, any other solutions?

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  8. Hi, My name is Mercedes and i have 4h hair in the back of my head and like 4c in the front is my hair growing slower in the back than in the front because its tighter in the back i usually wear my hair up because before my hair would break off from rubbing against my clothes. Also I have only be moisturizing my hair with water then sealing it with olive oil or coconut oil, but I think the coconut oil is drying out my scalp but is okay on just my hair. I like using just water because I very rarely get that gross nasty white stuff in my hair from product build up. I’m just trying to get the back of my hair to grow a little more because I still think its breaking off even though i wear it up

    SUGGESTIONS???

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  9. My hair grows un even and it’s been like that since childhood. My mothers is the same in a way and she never had this problem before in her childhood. She said that it runs in the family and it has a lot to do with diet and nutruistion. I can understand it now. My hair keeps breaking off even after I waited a whole year without getting it relaxed. Something is wrong.

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  10. My hair is a year and six months old,my back hair has only grown to my neck length n,my side hair a bit below my jawbone,my front hair is jst at my eye leght.people also tell me that my hair does not grow fast.it appears my back hair is longer than my every other part,n it gives me this kinda sytle when ever I braid it.I want to know why its like that.is there anything I should do about it?

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  11. My hair growth is very strange, the hair around my entire hair line wont grow more then 2 inch’s but the rest of my hair is like 8 inch’s long. I’m a white girl so my hair is fine and more then wavy but less then curly. It doesn’t matter if I flat iron or leave my hair curly you can really see the length difference. It’s not so bad when I wear my hair down but when I wear it us it’s far to short to make it in to a pony tail or a clip I need to use a ton on gel and hair spray to get it to stay in and like I said I’m a white girl so when I use a crap load of products it just makes my hair look dirty. I don’t know what to do with my hair but cut it all 2 inches long.

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  12. Ok, so I didn’t really see any suggestions, lol. I have struggled with this same thing; I big chopped in Feb this year.
    Now suggestion time. Besides obvious damage one may do to their own head, the hair on your head has a mind of its own. It may seem like it’s growing unevenly, but at short lengths its hard to tell if it will continue growing that way. Allow the hair to run its course. If you’re someone concerned about length, do all you can to protect it or hide it away until it gets to a comfortable length for you to trim it. If it’s short to medium, try to incorporate satin scarves or cute hats into your hair care routine so you’re not distracted from the uneven length. I had to cut my hair twice bc of uneven lengths and I’m not even one yr natural yet.
    If length doesn’t bother you, go ahead and trim away, but I never suggest whopping it all off, you may be stunned by something so dramatic. Really as long as the hair is healthy and well nourished the lengths will fall into their own, just give it time to grow. So patience and tlc should help you not to be overly concerned with length. This has worked for me. Hope this helps, ladies!!

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