Growing out for my wedding… is it even possible?

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
3751 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Every time I scroll through a thread with your avatar in it I think, “I wish I could pull off short hair like that.” I think it suits you really well, but if you’re not happy with it you can continue to grow it out and/or get hair extensions for your wedding day.

Post # 4
2700 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

First off, your hair is adorable!

Second, I did exactly this for my wedding. I cut it in the summer of last year to this:

And this is where it is now:

Sorry for the hat, it is slightly past my shoulders. I was talking to one of my employees last week (he’s also a hairdresser) and he said it is more than long enough for a nice updo! I was in the same boat though, hate long hair, but want an updo for the wedding, gr! lol.

Post # 6
2700 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

AddieNicole:  Thanks, it will all be chopped off again after the wedding, lol. Hope it works out for you!

Post # 7
151 posts
Blushing bee

Clip in extensions worked wonderfully for me. It was a whole new world for me so I ended up trying a couple different kinds and looking at tons of youtube videos about putting them in, blending and care. No I’m an old faux hair pro. So…it could be an option!

Post # 8
1382 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

AddieNicole:  I cut off all my hair for a longish pixie cut July 2013. With some severe reshaping and trims (I hate that middle period! But I found an awesome hairdresser – made everything so much better), I now have it a couple inches past my shoulder. My hair is a little abused. I do lakes research, so it was constantly wet or I had goggles on or hair up or in full sun etc etc etc. I think you have plenty of time to grow out your hair if you want to, though your hair right now is lovely! 

Post # 9
61 posts
Worker bee

i love your short hair!!! omg you pulled it soooooo nice !!!!

but i understand where you are comming from on this. try hair extension. i’ve used them before. i think it would be an easy and perfect way for what you are looking to do. ^_~

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 8 months ago by  lilblackbee.
Post # 10
136 posts
Blushing bee

You definitely can. I went from nearly that short of hair to long in about two years. Your hair grows approximately 1/2 inch/month aka 6 inches per year. So in a year and a half picture 9 inches of hair if you take good care of it. If it’s still not long/thick enough, just use some extensions 🙂

Post # 11
771 posts
Busy bee

I love your haircut! But to answer your Q, yes, you totally can grow it out by then

Post # 12
27 posts
  • Wedding: September 2015 - Ocean's Edge, Atlantis, The Bahamas

Get it long enough for an elegant style like:

Or like this:

Or anything that almost looks like an updo but short. 🙂 I don’t find any of these “cute”. 


Post # 13
2286 posts
Buzzing bee


I think if you are used to having short hair and prefer it its definitely do-able. You should feel like you on your wedding day and your fiance doesnt want to see a stranger 😀 You could always just grow it out a little bit longer into like a cute bob that way its still not too long.

Post # 14
2363 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

AddieNicole:  I think your hair is super fun, but if you want to grow it out, you could probably grow it out nicely by then.  If you want something super complicated, extensions would probably fill it out.  Anyway, totally doable.

Post # 15
714 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Oh yes!!! I cut my hair off to a really short bob last Christmas and it’s now halfway down my back (I just have to fight the urge to chop it off before June rolls around 😛 ). My mom is a hairdresser, just don’t over wash and condition it and get refular trims. When I DO wash my hair, I make sure I don’t use heat or a lot of products for AT LEAST a week, so that I’m not constantly damaging it. You’d be surprised to find that a common way to damage your hair is not the heat (yes this is bad), but the products. 🙂

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 8 months ago by  FutureMrsKHBD.
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