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Donating Hair: Locks of Love vs. Pantene Pro-V Beautiful Lengths

By anniekg July 21, 2009 - 2:51pm
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For so long I have been frustrated with the inability to grow my hair out. About 6 months ago I came across Pantene Pro-V's new product, Beautiful Lengths lengthening shampoo and conditioner. I figured it probably would not work but I have liked their products in the past so I bought it anyway. About 4 months after using the shampoo and conditioner my hair began to grow like a weed! Now, 6 months later my hair is 2 feet and some odd inches long.

I would love to donate my hair soon, but I am having trouble deciding between the Locks of Love and Pantene's Beautiful Length's program. I was wondering if anyone can give me some insight or advice on which to choose and why.

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I just want to say that Snopes has debunked some of the negative claims about Locks of Love. There are many hair-donation charities, so research to find the one that's best for you, but don't take every negative comment you see online as the truth.

August 6, 2015 - 2:14pm
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The American Cancer Society distributes the Pantene Beautiful Lengths wigs through select wig banks across the country at no cost to women undergoing cancer treatment

May 29, 2015 - 1:40pm
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How many inches of hair does Pantene require?

April 12, 2015 - 7:50am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

The lowest I've seen, 8 inches! I'm going with them!

April 13, 2015 - 10:23am
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I don't know much about Pantene's Beautiful Length's program but have heard a lot of negatives about locks of love , main one for me was that they do not give away their wigs for free some might be at discounted cost but not free. I will never give there I like the pink hearts so far has been best but I don't know have not looked in to to many others I have heard wigs for kids was good also

March 29, 2015 - 7:18am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I heard the same negative comments about Locks of Love, so several years ago I donated my hair to Pantenes Beautiful Lengths in honor of my husband. They sent a lovely thank you card to me and I never regretted making the donation. My hairdresser had all of the instructions and paperwork. I highly recommend helping the cause in this way.

April 13, 2015 - 6:16am
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I have donated to locks of love 4 times in the past 12 years and wanted to try some place different this time . I've used pantene 15 years, my hair grows 6 in.+ a year , BL will get my hair this time, thank you for a wonderful shampoo and conditioner

March 21, 2015 - 9:37am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

what is BL. ? having never commented here before (or even seen this page) I wonder why the message is that I have submitted too many posts recently?

April 24, 2015 - 8:01am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

If you read the thread, they're talking about Pantene's program, Beautiful Lengths.

May 12, 2015 - 10:40am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

what is BL. ?

April 24, 2015 - 7:59am
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