They continue to thicken up and the increasing length has helped them to look fuller in contrast with their scalp-y beginnings. When I first started my hair was just under an inch long which required regular re-twisting, sometimes up to three times a week. Now that I have a little more to work with I can start minimising re-twists to once a month. Two weeks after my last re-twist my hair looks like this:
WASH - water + baking soda
MOISTURISE - water + almond oil + lavender oil
Without a re-twist it gets pretty hard to see individual locs near the crown and you'd be forgiven for thinking there was more fro than loc going on there. Also loose hairs are in abundance, but most of the locs do have knotted ends.
Overall I think they're doing as well as can be expected. Thanks for everyone's input and advice on my hair journey so far, it's surprising how much easier it can be when you have a little reassurance! Look out for part 2 here.
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