This is a great topic for me. I have been putting off a haircut for weeks, no time, no money, maybe I'll let it grow... This thinking is coming from a woman who is old enough to know that a good haircut is all one needs to look beautiful! I have heavy hair, usually get it thinned, and have done my own coloring for ages. I am thinking that I might like to go natural. My youngest, newly engaged daughter is coming home for the weekend - hope that she gives me some advice.....
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I cut and color my own hair so if I don't like it I have no one to blame but myself I have been thinking about going and having it styled as a treat for my 65th birthday next month but Fantastic Sam's is as fancy as I'll go
Linda from Southern California
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Most times I've had my hair short, there was a reason. When I was little (4 and again around 8), my mother cut off my long hair because, in the process of trying to break me of biting my nails, I started chewing on my hair.
When I was in my teens, my stepmother forced us through home-perms which made my hair a frazzled mess, then took us for haircuts which took off most of it.
Once as an adult I chose to have my hair cut short just to see how it would look. My hair is very straight and I have no patience with blow-drying, trying to add a wave at the ends, or styling, so it didn't look good.
Short hair doesn't make me miserable though. My hair grows faster than the average 6 inches per year (more like 8, I think), so I could have it shaved and in two years it would be past my shoulders.
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Right now my hair is really long but I'm getting tired of that and going to have it cut soon - I have had it super-short, super-long, in-between and every other length - this time I think I'll get it done in a bob just above my shoulders and yes, I think I would be unhappy if it was 'too' short
Lynda in Orange County, So Calif
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The last time I got my hair cut was June 2010 and it was cut way too short that even my family who usually will not say anything asked why did I get my hair cut so short. I think it traumatized me because I keep talking myself out of getting a haircut. However, I think when it gets hot this summer I may have no choice because my hair is already at the middle of my back.
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I don't worry about my hair much. When I first moved here, 21 years ago, my hair was half way down my back but I always kept it braided or clipped back. After two months I had it cut so short, I couldn't even get a small curling iron in it. Now I keep it just below my shoulders, but it's in a ponytail most of the time. My beautician worries more about my hair than I do! I always tell her, no stress it grows back pretty quickly, and if not short hair can be easier to deal with :-)
Margie CA - Pacific Time Zone
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Boy I had bad hair when the lady chopped the sides uneven. Cameron Diaz cried when her haircut was a bit too short. .Have you had your hair way too short?
Did your short hair make you cry? Or no hair grows back no tears from me...
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