19 People That Grew Long Hair and Changed Beyond Recognition


If you’ve ever tried to grow your hair, you’ll be blown away by the people in this collection. There are many challenges, and getting the desired outcome will take months, if not years. However, if you have a simple target in mind, you will succeed.

“Third time cutting my hair short, third time going through the painfully slow process of growing it back out. One year and 3 months of growth!”

© icedlikemysoul / Reddit

“Shaved my head 2 years ago, been growing it for 18 months!”

© bashfulalien / Reddit

“January 2020 vs January 2021”

© mono-e / Reddit

“Practicing my braiding skills on my son’s hair”

© DinohKitteh / Reddit

“10 months of growing out my hair and even though all the negative criticism from others, I’m happy about it and proud of my strong/silky hair, so I’m sharing it here.”

© B_T_B_ / Reddit

“Keep smiling, friends!”

© Dreadindian / Reddit

“Didn’t think my hair would turn out ok without either curling or straightening my hair. Just messy waves…”

© asdishallae / Reddit

“Freshly washed. I’m 5’10 for reference. I know, I know, I need the ends cut off!”

© alockinlymn / Reddit

“The photo on the left was 5/18/19, the photo on the right is present day. I can finally put it in a proper ponytail. Just took 718 days, but who’s counting.”

© shankroidbeast / Reddit

“I’ll keep growing it until I’m tired of it.”

© That-Bike / Reddit

“Can’t decide if I want to keep my long(ish) hair or go back to short! My hair is naturally thick and curly/wavy.”

© sigen92 / Reddit

“I used to be addicted to hair dye. Now it’s been 4 years since my last dye and 2 years since my last drastic short cut. This is my natural and much healthier long blond wavy hair.”

© moxieminzu / Reddit

“3 years of progress after chopping all my hair off”

© holymotherofbunnies / Reddit

“4 years apart”

© rescuezeus / Reddit

“Recently dyed my hair and it’s looking super shiny. Still trying for that belly button length!”

© StephanieBC / Reddit

“I’ve been growing my hair for about 10 years and I get asked a ton of questions about how I keep my hair so healthy. Thinking about making a vlog about my hair care routine.”

© TerraNocturnus2 / Reddit

“Having a good hair day.”

© blacktree19 / Reddit

“30 months of hair growth from an undercut to a lob. Maintenance and shaping haircuts only. Now it’s my natural hair color with highlights!”

© mtf***face / Reddit

“6 months apart. Grew my hair too!”

© zang227 / Reddit

How about you? We were blown away by these people’s achievements. Tell us about your experiences growing your hair out in the comments section!

Preview photo credit bashfulalien / Reddit