I’ve been hating my hair for a while now and I mean Hating it. Just before Christmas I had it cut in the shortest cut I’ve had yet and it was a little Too short but I still liked it and as it grew out it was pretty nice. But I started thinking about growing it longer again, wanting to try out various styles that were impossible if I kept getting my hair chopped off – so when I went for a hair cut a while ago I just asked her to neaten it, thin it out a little and keep it styled without taking off too much length. It was a good cut, I liked it.
But, as it’s grown it’s been driving me bonkers. I get this random curl at the bottom, going outwards (50’s housewife style but not as nice), and where it was thinned (as my hair grows soo densely) it had begun to look a but mullet’y…
Anyhow. I decided I’d book a hair cut and get a better style cut back into it in order to start enjoying it as it grew longer but when I started looking back at some of my older pictures I kept seeing one of my shorter cuts and… I had no choice.
If I’d had a little forethought I’d have done a before and after but I’m silly so I didn’t do that. The best I can do is show you one from back at the beginning of June (so we’re talking three months ago) which shows you how thick and big and long my fringe was getting there, even though it can’t have been that long after my last cut (so picture Three months more growth on that)
Also, see that although my hair is pushed back by the headphones it was coming quite a way down my neck. Before I got it cut this time it was pretty much down to my shoulders again.
And this is me now:
I flipping love it. My fringe could have been better in the face on shot but I just couldn’t get it to behave and wanted to get the pictures taken plus Ethan was being Soo soo helpful (as you’ll see shortly) but normally I just Love it. It feels like a weight has been lifted, literally and metaphorically. It’s just so much more ‘me’ and it’s So easy to maintain (although everyone always tells me short hair is harder to maintain) and I am just soo much happier with it already. I can’t afford to go back too often but from a cut this short it’ll still be pretty short once it’s grown out a few months before I get to go next time.
The hair dresser was one I’ve not seen before and she was lovely, she was extra careful of my sort spot where my head injury still hurts and we discussed a way of keeping a bit at the back a little longer so that my bald patch wouldn’t show through (mhmm no sign of any new growth yet, it maybe a permanent bald patch) – She gave me the exact cut I wanted, what more could I ask for?
And just to prove how helpful Ethan was being throughout my trying to take photos:
I struggle soo much taking photos of myself so having a toddler climbing on me can only be an advantage, surely?!