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Long hair to pixie cut, yey or ney?

(89 Posts)
ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:26:43

Have name changed, fed up of my long hair weighing me down, it's not in great condition any more, I never get a chance to dry and style it and I wear it up in a messy bun every single day.
So considering going for the chop, have an appt booked for Monday, do I go for a pixie cut and will it be easier to manage (have two under three and NO time for myself ever!!) anyone ever regretted doing this?

Branleuse Sat 08-Feb-14 15:27:07

donate ypur

Branleuse Sat 08-Feb-14 15:27:22

donate your hair !!

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:27:54

This is me with hair up so you can see my face shape, hello if anyone recognises me!

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:28:15

Donate to who?

Oomph Sat 08-Feb-14 15:28:21

I did it last November. Not a single regret, go for it! I think it'll really suit you

MissMilbanke Sat 08-Feb-14 15:29:11

I think a chin length bob would suit you really well.

Go for it - it will grow if you don't like it !

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:30:14

That's what I need to hear oomph, my close friends are all really into long hair so will try and talk me out of it! I can almost feel my hair weighing me down though, had enough of it.

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:31:15

Bobs look great but I know with really thick wavy hair it will take a lot of effort to style, which is why I'm for long hair or the whole lot off, in between looks great but hard work IMO

WhosLookingAfterCourtney Sat 08-Feb-14 15:31:20

Do it! I did in the summer and haven't looked back.

Your hairdresser will talk you through it and tell you how to style it etc.

My hair is quite fine and straight so I just wet my hair in the morning, put it so it's going in the right direction, then spray it and dry with a hair drier.

ThatBloodyWoman Sat 08-Feb-14 15:31:21

It looks like it'd suit you BUT I have always found short hair is harder to look after than long hair - always sticks up in the morning so needs washing, or damping down, and styling...

MikeLitoris Sat 08-Feb-14 15:31:35

I went from bra strap hair to really short when I was about 16 (thanks to Victoria Beckham) and loved it. I started with that short/shaved at the back, long and front. Then went for a proper pixie cut coloured bright red.

It was a pain in the arse to grow out though. The in between stage was horrendous.

GoofyIsACow Sat 08-Feb-14 15:32:14

Do it, you have a fantastic face shape, it will really suit you.

I think wig makers take donated hair... Google it, definitely donate it

also pics once done please smile

CockBollocks Sat 08-Feb-14 15:32:23

I was all ready to read this and say no don't do it. Pixie cuts in my mind only suit a teeny tiny amount of people.

You are definitely one of those people, think it will look fab and you should absolutely go for it.

Buy a hat though as the cold might be a shock grin

bigbadbarry Sat 08-Feb-14 15:33:01

There is nothing more satisfying than chopping long hair short! Mine won't grow like yours so I have only ever done it from just below my shoulders - but I have done it a few times and it is wonderful. People said i was brave but hey, it grows and I have never hated it. I think you will look great!

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:33:46

Hmmm, styling is not a word I want to hear, I thought just wash, run through some wax or similar and go....

KimSlazinger Sat 08-Feb-14 15:34:29

Think it would defo suit you. Lovely face, big eyes and all that.
Worth giving it a go

ToPixieOrNotToPixie Sat 08-Feb-14 15:35:24

Ooh, you're all convincing me now, will def need a wooly hat I live in the highlands ;)
Baby awake from nap now will be back later, thank you all you're pushing me in the chop it all off direction!

enormouse Sat 08-Feb-14 15:39:10

I say do it. I went from a long bob to a short pixie and now have an even shorter pixie. Also have 2 under 3 (newborn and 2yr old)

I always feel groomed and my hair takes about 5 minutes to style.

AGoodPirate Sat 08-Feb-14 15:39:53

I cut all mine off and it is tons easier! Takes seconds. I'm all for short hair now.

Jammygal Sat 08-Feb-14 15:40:39

I think go for it as I spent years scared to chop but took the plunge and never regretted it!

noddyholder Sat 08-Feb-14 15:42:46

Really short pixie do would suit you. I always think a bob is a cop out can look mumsy and you have a lovely face

CockBollocks Sat 08-Feb-14 15:43:08

anne Hathaway

Natalie portman

love both of these.

burnishedsilver Sat 08-Feb-14 15:43:43

I think a pixi cut would suit you. There's still a bit of effort involved though.

buttercrumble Sat 08-Feb-14 15:46:27

Your so pretty and great face structure, I think you will look fab smile

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