I need your advice. I’m facing the age-old question for women with fast-growing hair: to cut or not to cut?
Unemployment and bridesmaid duties end in August, meaning I can’t toss my hair up in my signature ugly bun and I don’t need to braid, twist, or curl my hair into a fancy updo. I don’t do anything with my stick-straight hair, so I need a dry-and-go cut. I need to look nice, and I need to look nice by 7 AM every single weekday morning.
If I owned a curling wand, cared enough, and thought I wouldn’t give myself second-degree burns, I’d wear this style all day, every day:
But since I don’t own a curling wand, care enough, and would give myself second-degree burns, I tend to gravitate toward this cut, every time:
But, I’ve been secretly coveting Janelle Putrich’s hair ever since I discovered her photography blog:
It violates most of my rules: no choppy layers (makes my medium hair look thinner), no short hair (makes my round face chubbier), and no short hair again because I like to put my hair up in ponytails. Still, I couldn’t resist just looking at Pinterest’s ideas:
You only live once, right? And it’ll grow back, yes? And kindergartners don’t care that much if their teacher has crazy hair…yeah?
Tell me your thoughts on short hair vs. long hair. I’ve never gone this short before!
Portraits of Janelle: Rachel Wakefield