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  • 8 Things that Can Happen When You Cut Your Hair Short
    Even if you’ve cherished your long locks for years, one writer’s life-changing pixie cut could inspire you to make a radical change. Change is good, especially after 25 years During high school I was tortured daily by the likes of Farrah Fawcett, with her glorious mane of blonde curls—especially in that iconic 80s swimsuit shot that dazzled gazillions ...
  • My Long to Short Wavy Haircut
    My hair I have coarse, medium to high density, Type 2c waves that were suffering from a great deal of damage from bleach, henna, and hair dye. As a result my hair was high porosity and my curl pattern had loosened significantly. You can probably see in the video below that there is a clear line ...
  • Signs it’s time to cut your hair
    Growing up, I always had long hair. In fact, I had long hair well into my teens until I had an unfortunate incident with do-it-yourself bangs that forced me to get an unplanned, and slightly traumatic, pixie cut. If you like having long hair, I sincerely hope that you never have to go through any DIY ...
  • Cut My Hair Super Short
    By Gina I am the type of person who is easily bored with my hairstyle. I have had many different styles over the years including long, short, angles, layers, bob, bangs, side bangs, etc. I have also had the unfortunate pleasure of experimenting with dyes in my college years, testing out blonde, auburn, and black hues. ...
  • A COVID-19 Pixie and Help
    For many years, probably too many, I wore my hair long cascading to my waist. There were times when it looked really nice, but most of the time it was in a ponytail or bun just to keep it out of the way. Like you, I had considered cutting it but things always came up. ...
  • I Chopped Off All My Hair and Got a Pixie in My 40s
    Is short hair the secret to looking younger? We think so … Flicking through photos of myself as a fresh-faced au-pair back in the 1990s, I realize that although my life has changed beyond recognition, I still have the same hairstyle I was sporting 25 years ago.  Mid-length, straight, with a long fringe — a safe, low-maintenance ...
  • 19 Reasons To Cut Your Hair Short This Year
    By: Luisa Colón Get ready to take it all off. Feel free to play with ombre locks or unicorn-colored plaits, but if you’re in the mood for a total hair makeover, there’s nothing like the feeling of cutting off your hair. “Oh my God, it was the most liberating thing!” exclaimed Emma Watson when she famously and dramatically ...
  • 10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Cut Your Hair
    It’s easy to fall back on a safe style that you know works for you, but that also means it’s equally easy to feel like you’re in a hair rut. To help you feel comfortable lopping off some length, here are 10 reasons you shouldn’t be afraid to cut your hair — whether it’s shaving ...
  • I Got a Pixie Cut
    This is the story of the second-best decision I’ve ever made, the first being my college decision: the day after I got home from finishing my freshman year, I cut my hair into a pixie cut, and I can’t imagine ever growing it out again. I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with my hair: it’s a ...
  • Short Hair Expert Tips
    Whether your going short for the first time, or looking for a new short style, short hair requires an expert’s hand and an expert’s eye to pull it off right. A shorter cut can be dramatic and spectacular, or it can be a boring one way trip to old-city. I sat down with our stylist ...
  • I Chopped All My Hair Off, and Here Are 10 Reasons Why I Couldn’t Be Happier
    Over a year ago, a thought skipped through my mind: What if I chopped all my hair off? I consulted a few friends (and my therapist). All of them raised their hands in front of their faces and shook their heads with wide eyes. Don’t you dare! You will regret it. What are you going to ...
  • 3 Bullsh*t Reasons Why Women Are Taught To Not Cut Our Hair Short (And Why You Can Do It Anyway)
    I’d always had long hair. But more than having long hair, I had hair which, by our society’s beauty standards, was “beautiful” – long, silky, and straight. I had people, even complete strangers, compliment me on my locks.  Some people would even tell me how beautiful I was just because of it. I would nod, smile, and say ...
  • I Landed The Man Of My Dreams, All Because I Cut My Hair Short
    “What if we took it all off?” the Cash for Cuts stylist asked me. I had gone for a trim, and now was being asked to cut ten inches off my hair. Needless to say, it caught me by surprise. “Sure, let’s do it.” I agreed, quickly. Almost too quickly. I was in a funk. I ...
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Cutting Off All Of Your Hair
    Last week I cut off a foot of my hair. I had had the same style for pretty much five or six years – long, straight, just the tiniest bit of layers. Every time I got a haircut I would feel panicked even about getting a single inch cut off. For me, my hair was my ...
  • If You Want to, You Should Totally Chop Off All Your Hair
    Like many, I’ve got a Pinterest board dedicated to hair and hairstyles. Although I don’t personally have enough to braid, I pin braids and updos. I pin textures and colors I’ll never have.  And I totally get that Pinterest is a place for bookmarking things we actually want to try, and also things that we may ...
  • I Chopped Off All My Hair
    “You should do it. It’s just hair.” I met Beca at a friend’s birthday dinner and, on the walk back to the subway, I told her how much I admired her pixie cut. Her dark cropped hair was only an inch or two in length, even shorter than Mia Farrow’s hair in Rosemary’s Baby. I told Beca, ...
  • Should I Get a Pixie Cut Again?
    I used to have a pixie cut back in 2012, and I had it for around 3 years until I grew it out in 2015. At the moment it is shoulder-length, and I think I’m going to continue to grow it until it reaches the bottom of my ribcage (which may take a year or ...
  • Why I Got a Pixie Cut
    I’m definitely one of those people who are not afraid to change up their look. I’ve had my hair pretty much at every length and also dyed plenty of times since high school. If you follow me on Instagram or Facebook you already saw my latest haircut, but for the rest of you, this is ...
  • How a Pixie Cut changed My Life
    I chopped off all my hair during the summer after my 21st birthday. It was June, it was hot, and having to blow-dry my ultra long mane was making me sweat right out of the shower. Without much planning I drove to a mini mall near my school and told a random hairdresser to give ...
  • I Believe: The Power of the Pixie Cut
    I debated for a long time. I’d had a run in with the pixie cut in college: youthful, cheek-fat still intact, and it did not become me. Still, as I pored over photos of Mia Farrow and Michelle Williams I felt like this time, it would be different. I felt like this time maybe it ...
  • Before & After: My Brand New Pixie Cut!
    I DID IT! About three weeks ago, I shared that I planned to cut off all my long hair off when I was home in Washington for Thanksgiving. Yet while I knew I want to do a dramatic pixie cut, I hadn’t thought about the exact look I was going for or styling products I needed ...
  • What I Learned From Cutting My Hair Off
    Cutting off my super-long hair changed me — but not exactly in the ways I’d been expecting. Like a snake, my waist-length hair slid from my body as the hairstylist chopped it off. My reflection was no longer recognizable. I was elated. I was reborn. I decided to cut my hair because I thought it would lift my ...
  • Thinking of Chopping It Off? Do It!
    A fresh crop can be liberating and empowering. Are you considering a short haircut? Here’s what I have to say about that: Do it. I know it’s a big leap, and women are often scared of doing something drastic with their hair. But if you have that feeling inside that you might want a change, that you ...
  • The Pixie Haircut: Why I Let Go of My Very Long Hair
    So the question lately is why did I get a pixie haircut? Why did I trade my long hair for a pixie cut? Whatever was I thinking? Oh and just for clarity’s sake: I am not looking for crazy stuff that lasts 12 seconds, gives you a super fast rush, but could potentially kill you or ...
  • The Long and the Short of It
    I’m one blond pixie cut away from having dabbled in every hairstyle available to my fine, straight locks. I’ve been permed, foiled, redheaded and ombred. I’ve been bobbed, fringed, curled and straightened. I’ve had a mane to my middle and blunt cut at my chin. Though distinctive each time, these transformations have followed the same roller- coaster ...
  • Take a Short Step
    Are you contemplating a change of hairstyle, thinking of going from long to short? If so, you might have concerns, especially if you have never worn your hair short before. However, as you will see from the following information, there are numerous reasons to considering any number of short hair styles. The first thing is ...
  • Ready to Cut That Long Hair Short?
    You’ve finally decided that it’s time to cut that long hair short and debut a fierce short hair cut. What should you expect? Deciding to cut long hair short isn’t easy. Your hair is a big part of who you are and major change is scary. So what can you do to ease the fear ...
  • Pick Your Pixie
    Heads turned and cameras flashed when Harry Potter’s Emma Watson stepped onto the red carpet sans her familiar long, wavy hair. Her new short pixie cut sent a clear message: “Goodbye, Hermione — hello, world!” “The current celebrity trend is a shorter, cropped look reminiscent of Mia Farrow (Rosemary’s Baby era),” says Chad Taylor, co-owner of ...
  • Long to Short Makeovers
    Long to short hair makeovers can make a world of difference. Just imagine snipping off those lengthy locks in favor of a pixie ‘do or a trendy bob – the change is striking! It does take some confidence and bravery to alter a hairstyle so drastically, but the finished look can be fabulous. To Cut or ...
  • Going From Long to Short: A Haircut Interview
    Hair can play a big part in our identities. I know that for me personally, if my hair isn’t red (or, on occasion, purple) I do not feel right. As I have gotten older, my naturally red hair had faded a bit and become kind of ashy. Somehow though, I just do not feel like ...
  • Getting a New Look with Short Hair
    Victoria Beckham made waves in the press with her shaggy-angled bob that sparked a fashion trend. Getting bobbed is the latest thing, and many stars have shorn their long locks to feel the freedom of a short hair cut. With the popularity of short hairstyles, knowing some short hair tips can help you stay trendy ...
  • 7 Reasons to Cut Your Hair Short
    You’ve spent all that time growing your hair out, you’ve followed expert advice, and you finally made it to long hair heaven. But you have that itch. Is it time to go short? What’s really a good reason? The most convincing one we can think of is because you want to. But here are a ...
  • 5 Times to Change Up Your Hair
    Here are five times that you should consider great opportunities to change your hair. For A Special Occasion We work with a lot of ladies who want short hair, but are nervous about the change. We will ensure that your new short style will suit you and your life style. Take a look at some before and after photos ...
  • 11 Reasons To Get a Short Haircut
    Admit it, after years of being weighed down by your long mane of opulence you are flirting with the thought of getting a short haircut but you don’t have the courage yet? You are not sure if a short cut would look good on you and perhaps you are scared of a step this extreme ...
  • How Cutting My Hair Gave Me Confidence
    For me long hair was a shield, something I’d put between me and the rest of world. The first thing I did when I got home from my first semester of college was get a haircut. When the hairdresser put my waist length hair in a ponytail I started to feel nervous. What if I hated ...