- 6 years ago
- Wedding: October 2014
Chop chop chop chop chop choppity chop!
I cut all mine off, Id only been seriously considering it for a month and Fiance definitely did not want me to do it.
I lurrrrrve it!
I must say, I found the first cut a bit difficult and disappointing, but the second time round I went even shorter and more “choppy/edgy” and I fell in love all over again, double time. Im dying to get my monthly cut, it’s getting annoying being an inch or two too long!
You will need a few cuts to figure out just how you like it, but go in with a good idea of what you like and do NOT back down. I let my hairdresser keep it slightly longer than my pic, and it was too hard to handle and no good.
Figure out how you want your sideburns and fringe, as well as the little bits behind your ears that will join your nape/ear area – I find mine grow too long too quickly and annoy the hell out of me haha.
Don’t listen to the naysayers! I asked Fiance and Fiance only – everyone else bar a few of our older friends with short hair would have convinced me otherwise! Listen to yourself only. Look at your face, pull back your hair and be honest with yourself. Only you know how you will feel with the cut!
It has to be washed every morning – or at least wetted. I have a shower every morning and my hair changed my routine from night to morning, but I actually love them in the morning now haha!
Hats. Look. Awesome. – Also, they are a bajillion times easier to wear! If I was planning to wear my Akubra before I would have to make sure my fringe was out or it would get matted underneath, no pins, low ponytail and definitely no bun. Headbands are the same! If I have a bit of an iffy day, smack a headband or clip onthat biatch 😛
You can’t just get up, throw it in a ponytail and go – but I actually find I like it because my daily boring ponytail is GONE, and I look and feel great and done up every day, despite the fact I only blowdried it (and straighten an inch-long piece of my flicky fringe hehe)
It only takes a tiny bit too much product and your hair can look dirty and feral, it’s something I am still getting under control now. Also, there are many different types of products, and buying them could get expensive. I asked the hairdresser for a run through of necessities for my particular style/cut.
Style it forward. Please, style it forward! I started with a part, and I was getting very despondant. I got the second cut, even shorter, and she taught me how to style it forward with a non-direct part and it’s changed the entire hairstyle for the better.
It’s a lot harder to do those cute bouffants, faux-hawks, faux-updos and styling it backwards at all than I thought. I thought JLaw’s pushed back, slick hair would be easy. Uh-uh, my hair says NO.
If you have thick hair (I do, lots of it!) you can absolutely have short hair (pfft, everyone thinks they know best) but it does have to be thinned. My hair is about half the volume it started with because it is too thick to carry the style. But that’s okay, it really doesn’t matter. BUT, very thin hair will not work – sorry! There isn’t enough volume for it.
Everyone thinks their hair grows suuuper fast (sorry, it doesn’t) but this cut needs to be cut every 3-5 weeks on everyone. With the slightly longer version 3 weeks was too much for me, but with the shorter cut it’s been just over 4 and Im just about to book in m next, so it will hit about 5.
Sorry for the novel, I want to be the help I tried so hard to search for when I was pre-cut! Here’s the version I love too, with my inspo pic for help 🙂