I challenge you to improve the health of your locs and gain appreciation for your natural beauty by leaving your locs alone for 8 weeks!
Yes, EIGHT weeks. You can do it! We can do it. Even though I have never been able to reach the 8-week mark, of not retwisting my locs, I have a strong feeling that if we start together we can keep each other encouraged and make it! Just think about how we are going to give our nu growth a rest and create lots of fullness.
No Retwist Challenge
Beginning August 9th, every Wednesday until September 30th use #NuGrowthChallenge and share a picture (or video) of your locs. Give us an update on how you feel about the health of your locs and your appearance that week.
Because I’ll really appreciate you joining me on this challenge, I’d like to giveaway a few of my favorite products! The winner will be selected at random from the #NuGrowthChallenge hashtag and will be receiving — Dr. Bronner’s Shampoo + Alikay Naturals Essential 17 Hair Growth Oil + a Satin Dubag + $50 Visa Gift card to buy products or whatever else you may need in life!
Sounds fun and easy, right?! I’m literally rewarding you for doing nothing. That never happens, lol.
To join in the challenge, comment below with your social media account where you’ll be sharing your updates!
- You can shampoo on your normal schedule.
- You can apply oils but no gel.
- You can use the tie down method for help laying down your edges.
- You can post as many update pictures as you like to the #NuGrowthChallenge hashtag.
- NO retwisting, palm rolling, interlocking or maintenance until September 30th.
Let’s have some fun embracing our roots!
August 2, 2015 at 11:01 am
IG: locjunkie 🙂
August 2, 2015 at 10:35 pm
Yay! Just followed you!
August 2, 2015 at 3:26 pm
@Nappy_girl4b I will be joining 🙂
August 2, 2015 at 4:12 pm
Thats my Instagram btw.
August 2, 2015 at 10:36 pm
Sweet! I’m so hype! I just followed you!
August 2, 2015 at 4:55 pm
I will join, and use my Instagram account. My user name is Sultryvixen2u
August 2, 2015 at 10:37 pm
Yay! I just followed you on IG
August 2, 2015 at 5:41 pm
I accept the #nugrowthchallenge
August 2, 2015 at 9:16 pm
August 2, 2015 at 10:38 pm
I’m glad you’re joining! I just followed you on IG
August 3, 2015 at 8:26 am
LaQuita Green (FB)
August 4, 2015 at 1:05 am
Awesome! Just followed you!
August 3, 2015 at 9:27 am
Im in https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004443826465 this is my facebook
August 3, 2015 at 1:55 pm
my IG is @amjust_kim…..
joining the challenge
August 4, 2015 at 1:06 am
Yay! We’re going to have fun! -I just followed you!
August 3, 2015 at 5:39 pm
I started since mid July but would take up the #nugrowthchallenge even though I have a wedding to attend and my birthday on the 20th Sept. I would use my IG account. Blackanesse01
August 4, 2015 at 1:07 am
Yes, keep it going! There are plenty of styles you can wear to a wedding with luscious roots!
August 4, 2015 at 3:13 am
I’m in? Just last week a friend of mines looked at my hair and said ” oh we gotta twist you up” I smiled and said no thanks!
August 6, 2015 at 3:21 am
LOL! I get this comment from my mom at least once a week. I’m sure your roots are beautiful!
August 5, 2015 at 6:33 pm
I just started my locs on March 12th, so I’m about 5 months in on this beautiful journey. Im so excited to join this #nugrowthchallenge. I’ll be posting on Ig @_hopesandreams
August 6, 2015 at 3:26 am
Congratulations on your new journey with locs! I’m glad you’re going to join in on the #NuGrowthChallenge and I look forward to seeing more pics of your locs! — Just followed you on IG 🙂
August 5, 2015 at 7:05 pm
I will be joining!!!
Twitter Name Ch3rri3s81!
August 6, 2015 at 3:29 am
Yay!! Just followed you!
August 6, 2015 at 10:32 am
I will do the challenge.
Danishar795 is my instagram name.
August 8, 2015 at 1:58 am
Glad you’re joining the challenge! 🙂
August 6, 2015 at 10:56 am
I’ll also be joining you on this beautiful challenge! I’ll follow and update through my Facebook account username Kay Jazzi!
August 8, 2015 at 1:59 am
Glad you are going to join!
August 6, 2015 at 2:14 pm
IG : _kottonkandi_
Count me in
August 8, 2015 at 2:00 am
Yay! Just followed you! Excited to grow with you over the next 8 weeks!
August 6, 2015 at 3:54 pm
August 7, 2015 at 3:27 pm
Nervous, but I shall try… the longest I’ve gone is a month. None4meplease via Twitter
August 8, 2015 at 2:03 am
I’m nervous too, but we’ll make it! 🙂
August 7, 2015 at 10:48 pm
AHHHH!!!! Be careful what you wish for, or promise to yourself, because I DEFINITELY promised myself – after this retwist tonight – that I wouldn’t retwist for 2 months. I wasn’t even looking for a challenge, I came on the site for reasons why folks retwist without clips.
Welp… I’m in. @la5tword (IG & Twitter)
August 8, 2015 at 2:04 am
LOL! Glad you’re in — I think it’ll be much easier and give you more of a reason to stick with it since you have others with you! Also that’s a great topic to discuss (post coming soon)!
August 8, 2015 at 10:38 am
I’m 6 months into my loc journey but I’m gonna give this a shot. I actually like my locs more when I do a wash & go! My Twitter & IG are @the1stPYT.
August 9, 2015 at 11:34 pm
Yay!!! So yeah, just wash & go for 8 weeks — It’ll be easy 🙂
August 9, 2015 at 8:40 am
@annicklatrese IG & twitter
August 9, 2015 at 6:19 pm
I’m down. Follow me @only1kiz on insta….I’m soooo nervous. I went a month for the 1st time. This is TRULY gonna be a challenge. Here’s to healthy locs!
August 9, 2015 at 11:33 pm
Don’t be nervous! Keep the end goal in mind, healthier locs, and embrace the journey!
August 9, 2015 at 9:50 pm
I will be doing the challenge and posting on my IG account @soo_amazzing!!
August 10, 2015 at 9:45 am
Count me in. I already at 5 weeks no re twist. I need help after washing and how to style. Ig sassyjaelocs
August 12, 2015 at 7:55 am
I usually go a month before retwisting and I know I’m late but would like to do this!!!
August 20, 2015 at 9:33 pm
Joining late is ok – I just followed you! 🙂
August 12, 2015 at 8:01 am
@kym.e on Instagram ! I will be joining ! I’m trying to get my locs healthy so this is a great challenge !
August 12, 2015 at 8:07 am
I accept the #NuGrowthChallenge @dreamer1525 on Instagram
August 12, 2015 at 8:09 am
Just found this website I’m so in love with this community and will be participating in this challenge especially because it’s to help protect my beautiful locs
August 12, 2015 at 8:11 am
I’m joining . My Instagram is @lovelyladii_locs
August 12, 2015 at 8:43 am
I’m with you!!
August 12, 2015 at 8:58 am
Count me in …IG ROYAL_tbabii
August 12, 2015 at 9:04 am
I will be doing the challenge!! I’ll be posting to my IG: @Tche_Carter
August 20, 2015 at 10:21 pm
Love your updates! Thanks for joining! xo
August 12, 2015 at 9:32 am
Yaaay I love it! I did a no retwist challenge last year and loved every moment of it. I myself will be joining this challenge as well and you can follow my journey on my IG: @helovemylocs_ !!!
August 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm
Your locs are gorgeous! Just followed you on IG! 🙂
August 21, 2015 at 10:41 am
Thank you so much!
August 12, 2015 at 10:01 am
I’ve had my locs for about 9 1/2 months. I think I will partake in this challenge. Its funny bc for the 1st time I washed my own locs rather than going to the shop, and I retested the locs in the back b/c they are having a hard time and need some help. LOL. Even though I’m a few days behind I want to try it. No more retwisting. I gotta find you on Instagram.
August 20, 2015 at 10:41 pm
Better late than never! I’m glad you’re joining – I am @CurlyNuGrowth on IG 🙂
August 12, 2015 at 1:13 pm
I accept this challenge and vow not to retwist until September 30 good luck to all my loc Queens and Kings.
Healthy loc’sto us all
August 20, 2015 at 10:33 pm
Cheers to Healthy Locs!
August 12, 2015 at 2:11 pm
I would like to try. My ig name is baby.waka
August 20, 2015 at 10:32 pm
Just followed you back! – How is Week 2 going?
August 12, 2015 at 3:17 pm
I wish all who do the 8 week no twist success. I do this every summer I do nothing but wash and add oil to my locs all summer long. I love the way they look twisted and non twisted. Good Luck and enjoy the jpurney
August 20, 2015 at 10:07 pm
Hmmm… I might try this next summer! Sounds so healthy and I would love to have luscious locs at the end of the summer!
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November 2, 2016 at 11:34 am
Wow…just stumbled on this page…glad I’m not crazy afterall..I’ve been on locs for close to 8yrs..now a loctician..I interlock mostly as that works well for my schedule and most of my clients schedule. ….i give my clients 6-8wks appointments and they are like..can we come back in 2-3wks…and I’m like…no way…let your locs rest…glad the whole community of loc Sisters here just did this challenge…Love you all…will follow you asap on @curlynugrowth…my IG page is @Jumoke_Fop