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Help-quick! How easy would this be?

(20 Posts)
CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:09:26

I've just been told I am having my hair cut today (birthday pressie....happy 40th to me.....) and don't know what to get done. I've been talking about getting it cut for ages, but hadn't made any decisions. It's quite long at the moment, but I've been thinking I like Kate silvertons hair, the newsreader. Do you think it would be really hard to keep? I could just ask the hairdresser when I go, but I've not been to this one before! I hope they're good!

LeBOF Thu 15-Sep-11 08:10:53

It is always easy to do things we regret sad

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:13:08

Oh dear, did you get it cut in a way you don't like, lebof?

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:17:24

Hmm, or reading this again, is it Kate silvertons hair you don't like? someone, anyone, please give me some advice!

MrsCampbellBlack Thu 15-Sep-11 08:19:43

I wouldn't do anything too dramatic with a new hairdresser unless you have brilliant personal recommendations.

I'd go for a general tidy up.

Do they not want to do a consultation before cutting your hair?

Happy Birthday!

LeBOF Thu 15-Sep-11 08:24:04

Mrs CB is right, of course, but I wil also say that I have never seen the phrase "newsreader hair" used as a compliment.

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:25:31

Thank you mrscampbellblack! With regards to the hairdresser, I think they are meant to be quite good, (hope so anyway!) and tbh I am just so sick of my hair the way it is. I threatened to just get it cut in a bob, which has always been a fallback position for me, and the chorus of no!s was resounding. Noes? No's? Pedant police, please forgive, it's my birthday!

LeBOF Thu 15-Sep-11 08:29:07

Happy Birthday! Can you post some pics of what you like, or perhaps say what your hair type and length is now?

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:41:08

Thank you leBof! My hair type is dark brown and nondescript, it's not quite straight but it's not curly/wavy either. It's just below shoulderlength, and I have a fringe. I like bobs (too boring though), and I usually side part my hair.

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 08:48:56

ooooh! I'm going for a haircut today as well and want something completely different - I've also got brown shoulder length hair but no fringe at the moment - I've spent about 2 years growing it out so of course want one put back in hmm

My much younger and more fashionable work colleagues have suggested a choppy fringe bob - so it'll be messy (hurrah!) and shorter than now. I've got a few pictures that they found me (bless - I'm like a constant project to them) but only hard copy - will try and find some and do links grin

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 08:51:19

Happy Birthday by the way! smile How about something like this?

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 08:52:40

I like this but it's maybe a bit too scruffy?!

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 08:53:55

and a quick question from me - how stupid will I look going into the hairdressers with a page full of pictures of hair styles? Colleagues said definitely do it - in fact they looked horrified that I wouldn't have pored over magazines to take a picture in - but I feel a bit silly really.... confused

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 08:55:57

Ooh I like those dottydot! Is that what you are having done? I wonder if that last one would just leave me looking like I've gone through a hedge backwards, though. It's all right for models to look like that, I'm not put together enough to carry it off!

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 09:02:04

I've done that before with the pics, they take it In their stride. Didn't bat an eyelid, and I didn't feel as daft as I expected. Definitely take the pictures. Xx

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 09:19:58

OK will do (gulp). If you google image choppy bob fringe there are loads - I just need to be blonde and 22 now... hmm

Hope it goes well - post an update later! grin

CoffeeRevel Thu 15-Sep-11 09:32:28

me too ...good luck to us both! wink

DottyDot Thu 15-Sep-11 13:05:40

ooooh - I've got a bob! grin Short at the back, longer at the front - not sure about the fringe cos she's moved it right to the side ande it's rebelling - will have to superglue it with hairspray tomorrow... It's not massively choppy, but I think my natural lack of styling expertise will make it look choppier tomorrow grin

Hope yours goes OK - report back please...!

DottyDot Fri 16-Sep-11 14:06:14

Coffeerevel how did it go - are you transformed?! grin

CoffeeRevel Sat 17-Sep-11 22:54:35

Sorry-was out and couldn't report back, damn real life interfering with mning! Glad to hear yours went well, it sounds lovely! I went for the silverton flicky type thing, and loved the way it was done-I just hope I can do it myself without it looking daft. She did show me how, but we'll see.... X

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