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What's the Longest You've Gone Without Getting a Haircut?

What's the Longest You've Gone Without Getting a Haircut?

What in the world is Gwyneth Paltrow's secret to long locks? I've been trying to grow my hair out for years, and have even waited as long as five months between haircuts to avoid trims. But every time I take a vacation from my hair stylist, he always tells me that the ends are dead and that for hair to grow you need a good cut every six to eight weeks. I don't know how Gwyneth got her hair so long (supplements perhaps? ) but I'd love to find out. How long have you gone without getting a haircut?

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phree2b phree2b 9 years
I trim it myself every other month.
Spree Spree 9 years
I go about 6-8 months. I've been letting my hair grow for about 1.5 yrs now.
kate_rocks kate_rocks 9 years
i only get my hair cut once a year. By then it's down to my butt so i get about 5 or 6 inches chopped off.
swtsunkisses88 swtsunkisses88 9 years
6 months... but only because the time prior to that they cut my layers waaaay too short, shortest was the top of my ear?? which was a big no-no for my curly head!, and not what i asked for at all! So I was terrified to have that happen again! Apparently the guy didnt take note when I said my hair was naturally curly.. and layers well.. they shorten up a bit with that! :(
KittensRkute KittensRkute 9 years
have a haircute after 2 ytears
KittensRkute KittensRkute 9 years
i din't vote cause i hate a haircut after 2 years
jenn3805 jenn3805 10 years
It's usually two-three years between cuts for me. I always donate to Locks of Love. This past August was my third donation.
smart-blonde smart-blonde 10 years
Two years is the longest I've gone. I've never put chemicals in my hair other than shampoo, conditioner, and a little hairspray every now and again, and when you're born with perfect hair salons are not something you think about very much. After a couple of years the split ends were getting to me, so I got a trim and some layers put in. I love my layers and I love the salon where I got them, but I still don't see the need to go more than once every 6 months or so.
Advah Advah 10 years
^ forgot to say I can't go to the hairdresser more frequently anyway, simply can't afford it!
Advah Advah 10 years
Until 2-3 years ago I had really long hair, about 1m long (and I'm 1.50m hehe!). I'd also never been to the hairdresser because all I needed was trimming and my mum always did a perfect job at this. Even now, my hair's shorter but I usually go to the hairdresser every 4 months; I have curly hair so unless I straighten it, you don't notice it's grown. Guess it depends on your hair, I'm lucky than mine doesn't get really damaged and can grow really long without looking thinner at the end.
MamaD MamaD 10 years
When I was in high school my hair was down to my butt and I didn't get it cut for almost 3 years!!!! That was in the 70's and I was a little bit of a bohemian!!!!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 10 years
I actually just got a haircut today but it's been a really long time. I'm scared whenever I go to the salon, they always mess it up. I'm in cosmetology school and a girl in my class cut it today and it's amazing.
pixelhaze pixelhaze 10 years
In college I discovered an amazing stylist by accident (taking a friend to her appointment, because she didn't have a car) and became hooked. Thing is, he was expensive, I had never been to a salon like that before and was shocked when I got the bill at the end, haha. But he did such an amazing job, even as it was growing out it seemed to get better, that I kept going back to him. But as I was a college student, I could only afford to go once a year, and I would even save up to do it. In the meantime I would use special products for preventing split ends (garnier has a nice one) and I've never been one to use a straightener and I always let my hair air dry. Now that I've left California I'm a little sad but a little less poor, haha.
skyslang skyslang 10 years
Seriously, Bella, DUMP YOUR STYLIST. Hair is ALREADY dead. It's waste material excreted by your scalp. There is no such thing as a dead end. That's biology. The only thing that trimming your hair does is make it SHORTER. Get an honest stylist, not one who's trying to get you in (and get your money!) as often as possible.
AndreaDJsMOM AndreaDJsMOM 10 years
i ususally cut myu hair once a year - but I make a drastic cut and then refuse to cut it again until it grows back... i am funny that way. I just cut 8 inches off my hair and i can barely put it into a pony tail - what was i thinking?!? oh well, I'll try again next year lol
EllasMom EllasMom 10 years
I grew mine out to donate to Locks of Love. It drove me nuts letting it get that long, but it was worth it!
sexyeyes sexyeyes 10 years
I have curly hair therefore I get a haircut every 4 to 5 months... my hair usually grows fast which I hate...
sonnia-x sonnia-x 10 years
5 to 6 months coz if i won't cut during this period it will begin to fall .
Tiffa Tiffa 10 years
My last cut was about 9 months ago. It's getting pretty long, but I'm planning on going in for a trim in a couple of weeks. I can only hope the "trim" doesn't take off more than I plan... it always seems to get out of hand once I'm actually in the chair. -_-**
crazygirl93 crazygirl93 10 years
6 months.
vouninou vouninou 10 years
Well, after reading comments I feel less guilty ... In the past I used to have my hair cut less than once a year ... Now I try to force myself to have them at least trimmed every 5-6 months. My problem is that my hair grow FAST and it seems it grows even faster if I cut them more often. Last time I had my hair cut was in June, something like 7-8 inches were cut off then ... and now, my hair are almost as long as they were right before the cut.
bbkf bbkf 10 years
7 years. It was down to my tailbone. TreSemme conditioner rocks!
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 10 years
I have gone years! I have baby fine hair, it grows out well. Right now i am riding on 7 months since the last one. NO SPLIT ENDS
dmblauren dmblauren 10 years
oh yeah, taking a biotin supplement also helps with hair (and nail) growth.
dmblauren dmblauren 10 years
honeslty, you don't need to cut your hair as often as stylists say. i mean, they make money by getting you to come in, so of course they're not going to say you only need to go in once a year or whatever. my hair is longer than gwyneth's and in pretty good shape. i go in once a year to have about an inch cut off (and that's only because i dyed it a bunch a few years ago and my ends are damaged from all of that treatment.) in between visits i use the "search and destroy" method. i search for split ends and trim them off. i also never use heat on my hair, so that reduced damage.
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