(Closed) Opinions please! Can I pull off a long pixie? & questions about hair donation?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Can I pull off a long pixie?

    Do it!

    It would be okay...

    No! Keep the long hair

    Try something else completely (please include suggestions)

  • Post # 2
    1146 posts
    Bumble bee

     If you have extremely straight, boring hair. Most likely it’s going to end up like mine if you don’t blowdry it, even after cutting it short. It’ll still be straight boring (short) hair. I might go easy on the layers though if your hair tends to frizz easily. A soft one length look might not be too bad since it fakes volume. How about trying a long bob first and if you’re happy, slowly creep up the length?

    Post # 4
    2724 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: County courthouse

     I definitely think you can pull of a pixie. After months of stalking pintrest pixie boards…I took the plunge and got a pixie. I love it and it’s so low maintenance:

    Post # 5
    917 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2017

    You can def pull it off!

    as far as donation, speak to the individual programs. One of my friends regularly donates and does not color her hair for that reason.

    Post # 7
    1547 posts
    Bumble bee

     I think you can pull it off! If you are unsure though you could always try a long fringe style and shorten from there. I know someone who donated to Little Princesses and they accept hair that is dyed as long as it is a natural colour so brown would be fine. 

    Post # 10
    283 posts
    Helper bee

    I think you should do it! I have a friend with a haircut similar to the one you posted and a similar face shape to you and she looks great. 

    Post # 11
    667 posts
    Busy bee

    I think a pixie would suit you! I went from waist length hair to a lob last year and it was one of the best hair decisions ever, I feel so much more “me” now. Highly recommend taking the plunge 🙂

    Post # 12
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee

    I think you can pull it off. That said, I’m gonna go against the grain as someone who had a pixie once. They take YEARS to grow out, and it’s hard to avoid some really akward growing out stages that last for months. Though I think I pulled it off and it looked cute, it also just made me FEEL unattractive and soccer mom-y. So… I’d advise against it personally, or at lest recommend that you really think about it, go to a stylist you trust 100%, and are committed to having it as a long term cut. 

    Post # 13
    2695 posts
    Sugar bee

    I would order a pixie wig first and try it out. 

    Post # 15
    937 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2018

    I think you have the perfect face for a pixie! Like others have said it’s a huge commitment though, so I guess follow your heart on that lol.

    As for hair donation – I spent F O R E V E R looking for a place that 1. doesn’t charge people for the wigs they make; 2. takes color treated hair; and 3. accepts a short-ish length (which won’t be the case for you going to a pixie and I ended up with 12 inches to get rid of so idk what I was worried about). 

    Looking within that criteria, I finally settled on Children With Hair Loss. I’d look into them! 

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