1. That first day you commit to growing out what little hair you've got. thelondoncurls / Via instagram.com And you feel good, because you don't yet realize what you're getting yourself into. 2. When your hair gets juuuuust long enough to be made into something vaguely bob-like. debothebee / Via instagram.com 3. The inevitable accidental mullet stage. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF A&E BRB, going hat shopping for the fresh hell that is the next three months. 4. But then, when you can finally put it in a ponytail! kitsunekun / Via instagram.com Advertisement 5. And then, first time you can finally put it in a ponytail without bobby pins, and you are SO EXCITED. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Buena Vista Pictures 6. When it starts to touch your shoulders. officialktr / Via instagram.com Sure, you spend the first month this phase freaking out at what feels like bugs on your neck, but it's totally worth it. 7. The midway point when you can't stop thinking of cutting it all off. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF ABC TV 8. Because everywhere you look, there's some "must-have" lob or pixie or undercut to try. lex.a11 / Via instagram.com CAN'T. MAKE. DECISIONS. Advertisement 9. That period when it's not long enough to stay behind your ears, so it's just in your face all the time. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Roc Nation 10. But then, when you can tuck it behind your ears and it doesn't pop out. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Target 11. Realizing you and your partner have to do this new thing where you constantly stop making out because there's basically always hair in your mouth(s). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Paramount Pictures Wow, long hair really is sexy. 12. The first time you try blowdrying that shit, but your arms aren't yet up to the task. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Comedy Central Advertisement 13. When you read that hair that gets regularly trimmed is healthier, but you're not ready to part with a centimeter. Silvia Bottini / Via Flickr: 47942308@N08 14. So you prepare to wrestle the scissors out of the hairdresser's hands so she doesn't give you more than the trim you asked for. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC SWEAR TO GOD, I WILL TURN THESE AROUND ON YOU. 15. When you try a new style for the first time... but it doesn't go as planned. BuzzFeed / Via youtube.com 16. The day you start finding long, scraggly hairs in all of your laundry... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Advertisement 17. ... aaaaand in your butt in the shower. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF VH1 18. The first time it gets really windy out, but you forgot to bring a hair tie. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF XL Recordings Amateur. 19. And the first time you start to lose it because there's a hair in your food, but then it turns out it was just a hair still stuck to your head that found its way into your mouth. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Bravo 20. When after a while, its growth seems to slow down... drastically. knowyourmeme.com (Leg hair still going strong, though.) 21. And finally, when you realize you don't really mind that much, because your timeline is already full of 🔥 🔥 🔥 selfies anyway. miss_rozella_ / Via instagram.com #LONGHAIRTOTALLYCARE Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO / Via theglossdotcom.tumblr.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!