(Closed) Chop hair 4 weeks before wedding?

posted 8 years ago in Beauty
Post # 5
20 posts
  • Wedding: August 2013

yea i would hang in there for another few more weeks do you know how your having your hair? if you chop it will you still be able to have your hair as you want it?


i have only started growing my hair out and im getting the itch to chop it!

Post # 3
11507 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Well, you have less than a month to wait.  If you want to wear your hair up, will you have to leave it the length that you’ve patiently waited to achieve? If so, I would hang in there (no pun intended!) for another few weeks. 

Post # 4
3470 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

I went through this too– resist the urge! You can always change your mind when it gets closer and cut it off, but you can’t regrow it if you regret cutting it after. 

Post # 6
1038 posts
Bumble bee

I did actaully chop mine 4 weeks before the wedding.  I wore my hair down and wavy for the day and the length did nothing for it.  I chopped it to shoulder length – best move I ever made.  I chopped it again after the wedding and I loved it.  I actually thought that I should have chopped it to bob length before the wedding!

Post # 7
260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

You may regret it, i say wait until after. 

Post # 8
111 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

DO NOT DO IT!! You’ve come so far, resist a little bit longer.

I’m going through the same situation. My hair is insanely long, and I still have 3 more months to go! But you’ll be pleased with the result. There’s so many more style options with long hair…


Post # 9
4192 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

Get a trim two or three weeks before, I wouldn’t advise a drastic change right before the wedding, especially if it will impact how you’ve been planning on wearing your hair.

Wait until afterwards, so you can have your “official” PWC (post-wedding chop)! Had mine last week- 5 inches-went from shoulder to chin length- feels great!


Post # 10
23589 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Ooh, that seems like a decision that I wouldn’t take lightly. If you’ve been growing your hair out for the wedding specifically, I would hang on for just that 1 more month!  Go for the post wedding chop.  Unless you have a new vision for your wedding day look, which would be a different story!

Post # 11
1215 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Hang in there!!!! It’s almost over!! I totally feel you! I can’t wait for the post-wedding chop. I’m blonde and I’m going to go brunette too,  I can’t wait for a new look to start the new phase of my life. Try to see it that way – wait until you’re married and get a new look for fun 🙂

Post # 12
8036 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@7monthbride:  Don’t do anything drastic. Whenever I have the urge to chop my hair I go get it trimmed – no more than an inch or two. I also get a nice deep conditioning treatment at the salon, and then when I see how nice my hair is, the urge to actually chop it passes 🙂

I usually have hair past shoulder length, and I have regretted every rash hair decision I’ve ever made. Slowly learning! I wear my hair up 95% of the time, so need the length. I hate short hair on myself.. but I still do get the urge sometimes.

Post # 13
6739 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

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@juliette.eliza:  +1

I’m growing mine out, too and constantly have the urge to cut it (and I don’t even have plans yet – I’m at LEAST a year away), but I won’t cut it because I can always cut it a few days before the wedding, but I can never grow it back (without paying tons for extensions).

Don’t do it.

Post # 14
110 posts
Blushing bee

I say go for it 🙂 I don’t think you need to have long hair for your wedding… it may be a good idea to do it earlier too in case you HATE it and want to wear extentions. I’m a big fan of shorter hair ^.^

Post # 16
1652 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Definitely don’t cut your long hair! So much more feminine.

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