(Closed) Cut your hair at 30?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Did you cut your hair because of your age?
    Never I will rock my long hair as long as I please! : (79 votes)
    66 %
    Yes at a certain age you need to cut it a bit shorter : (15 votes)
    13 %
    I've never had long hair! : (6 votes)
    5 %
    You need to update your hair to a chic look! Long hair is so... 90's!! : (15 votes)
    13 %
    Other..... : (4 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    10366 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I’ve almost never had long hair, so nope – will just be continuing on with the style I like!

    Post # 4
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    8882 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I said yes at a certain age, but definitely not 30. I was thinking more of 60+. You’re young, rock the long hair. 

    Post # 5
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    8471 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I’m 33 and still have long hair.. My hair was past my bra line on my wedding day and I only took it up about 2 inches since then. 

    Keep it long for as long as it looks good.. when it starts to get thin and straggily looking, then I’d cut it.  That’s my plan. Wink

    Post # 6
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    159 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I plan on keeping my long hair for a very long time (I’m currenlty 27). I maintain it by trimming it every 6-8 weeks, so it doesn’t look scraggly (it’s a little below my bra straps). Plus my face is square shaped, short hair is not a good look on me.  I cut my hair neck-shoulder length once, Fiance was not happy! He loves my long hair 🙂

    I didn’t know long hair was considered hoochie.

    Post # 7
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    11271 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i’ve been sporting short hair for quite a while now.  i love short hair on me.

    my mother on the other hand has long hair and i hate it on her.  she is in her 60’s.  she is very active and looks great for her age but seriously mom?  she wears it up all of the time so you really don’t see that it’s long.  i have tried for years to get her to cut it with no luck.  she totally needs a nice modern yet classic short style.

    Post # 8
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    3220 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I do think long hair makes me look younger? when I started my graduate program, I chopped it off because I was tired of looking like I’d just graduated high school.  I think I’ll grow it out again but I won’t let it get too long because I just end up looking unprofessional. 

    that said, I have seen older women totally ROCK long hair.  so I don’t think it’s a “rule” for everyone. (like all the “real housewives” women? I wish I had thick hair that I could curl and style so it could look mature while being long!)

    Post # 9
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    999 posts
    Busy bee

    Never cut my hair because of age but rock your hair however you want to!

    Post # 10
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    524 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I agree: short hair, long hair, if it makes you feel beautiful then wear your hair that way! If you think it doesn’t look chic, I think bobs are a great way for insta-chic: but at the same time, long hair can be quite beautiful! There are plenty of older women with beautiful long hair (and plenty of younger women with sad long hair): it just depends on the person! 

    Post # 11
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    11233 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Sorry, I will never cut my hair. I don’t understand the post-wedding chop, or the “mommy chop,” or the age chop. I look stupid with short hair, though, so there’s that.

    Post # 12
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    10453 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I think I look ridiculous with hair shorter than my shoulders. Never cut!

    Post # 13
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    2981 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    @vorpalette:  I’m with you on this one. I never understood milestone chops either.

    Also, I don’t think it’s appropraite to call long hair “hootchie hair”. Mine is very long, and I don’t associate it with looking like a hootchie momma.

    Post # 14
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I have long hair because I have very thick hair. The length helps weigh it down so its not soo poofy and silly looking. Maybe one day when it gets thinner I can finally chop it off!

    Post # 16
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Here is a good friend of mine. Note the length of her hair. I think she looks beautiful, especially for being 75 years old! Her hair is braided in the pic and it actually is half-way down her back!

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