(Closed) PWC, Butterflies, Locks of Love

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
216 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

If your going to donate I would go with patene beautiful lengths as opposed to locks of love, locks of love has some questionable bussiness practices.

Post # 5
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Yay! I’m donating my hair after the wedding too! It’ll be the second time for me. 🙂 I did my research into LoL and Beautiful Lengths, and my personal opinion after looking into it was that I didn’t have any problem with how LoL uses their donations, but you should check into it and decide for yourself!

Um, okay, advice:

At my old local Aveda salon, they will mail in the hair for you and also give you a discount if you’re donating. You could try calling around and seeing if any place near you does that!

Here are some inspiration pics I like–though I have no idea what you would like, of course! I also like to measure the 10 inches on my head to see what I’m working with, lol.

Post # 6
3281 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

Hmm, let me try again with the picture:

Anyway, best of luck! I’m sure it will be great–come back and post pics!!

Post # 7
80 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

@notbridey:  Another company to consider is Wigs for Kids.  I have donated my hair here and had a great experience. The only donate to children.


Here’s the website:


Post # 8
9549 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I just did it last month! I generally grow my hari out for about 2 years and then donate it, but it was long when we got engaged so it was super long by wedding time. I was so glad to chop it. So much easier. I did it just before the honeymoon (we waited a couple months) and it was the best thing ever. Also, I used Pantene, but Wigs for Kids is also good – don’t use Locks of Love.

Post # 9
3000 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I’ve donated my hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths FOUR times! My hair sounds similar to yours – on the fine side and naturally wavy. One thing to note with a bob-length cut is that it will take a lot of styling to look like the Keira Knightly photos above… those aren’t the product of wavy hair just cut short. I usually just do a blow dry and quick once-over with a flat iron when my hair is that short.


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