Post # 1
I have been growing it out to be long for almost two years. Now it is a few inches past my shoulders, like to my boobs … covering them. About 7 months ago I had a haircut, it was pretty much chopped, they got rid of all the split ends, but it felt so much shorter. Now, I haven’t had a hair cut since then.
I feel like I would like to have one, but I’m so terrified I’ll lose my length.
What do you think? It took me so long to grow out flowy hair. I don’t want it cut. Should I just wait a little longer … or do it now?
My wedding is in October. How soon before the wedding should I have a haircut?
Post # 3
I would just get a trim so you don’t have any split ends. I love my hair long and so does my man, so I tend to only get trim every few months to keep it looking healthy.
Post # 4
To keep your hair looking its healthiest, you should have a haircut about every 6-8 weeks. Most people’s hair grows about a 1/2 to 1/3 and inch a month. If you wait until October to get a trim, you may have to get more cut off than if you were to go now. When you do go get a trim, tell your stylist exactly how much you want cut off. If they say an inch, have them show you on their comb what an inch would be.
Post # 5
I agree – get a trim now if you need one. Just tell your stylist to "dust the ends."
I know how you feel. It is traumatic to have your hair cut too short. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has cried over a bad haircut. Good luck!
Post # 6
Get it cut now so that you can grow it out some more if it is too short initially!
Post # 7
Get a haircutt now. If you wait to long they might have to cut more than you want because of the split ends.
Post # 8
if you feel comfortable, you can trim your own hair, or get a friend to do it, that way you are not worried they will cut more off than wanted.
Post # 9
No don’t have a friend cut it! We (hairstylists) are trained on the different ways to cut layers, and if you have no clue what you are doing, when you go get it fixed, you are going to have to get even more cut off in order to even it out. Trust me, just go to your stylist, (not fantastic sams, nothing against them but they are quanity not qualty cuts) and just tell them EXACTLY how much to cut. Any good hairstylist will do exactly what you wish.
Post # 10
I do the same thing… I haven’t gotten my hair cut since last october! I don’t often blow dry it or use heat styling (mostly because I’m lazy and partly because I think it usually looks exactly the same if I just comb it and let it do its thing) so it doesnt’ get super fried. I’m planning to get a trim a week or so before the wedding, but I know my stylist and she always gives consistent results (that grow out really welll… har har har). I probably wouldn’t go to someone new just one week out from the wedding though.
Post # 11
I got my hair cut in Feb, and we got engaged in March. I have always wanted LONG hair for my wedding (it’s never been as long as my bra strap) and so I haven’t cut it since Feb. I have about 15 months until the wedding, so I think it will probably grow about the 6 inches I want it to, but I am afraid to cut it myself.
Post # 12
Definitely leave time for it to grow out at least a little bit!! Had very long hair for a long long time and cut it (we’re talking at least 8") OFF last summer…..but love it! Shoulder length now, and trying to decide how to wear it for my ceremony……..