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cutting my own hair - please tell me there's nothing that can go wrong...
i've got an outgrown pixie cut and no money for the hairdresser. so i've decided to use dp's clippers and give myself a mohawk. foolproof, right? if it all goes pear shaped i'll have to chop the whole lot...
please come and share your DYI hairstyling disasters or indeed tips to get it right with this messy headed MNer.
Can you not spare �10 to get a trainee stylist to do your hair? My local salon has a final year stylist who will cut your hair for �10. Sometimes I see ads in the papers for hairdresser models & the haircut is either free or heavily discounted.
I would be nervous about getting the back straight but my hair is longer than yours. Good luck!
How outgrown is it? When I was growing out mine on a budget, I bought some cheap micro ring extensions on eBay and got my front to put them in on the sides, so I had a graduated bob look as opposed to the mullet look!! Did the job for the few months of 'evening out'...
I have come on here all gung-ho to say I cut my fringe back in today under the influence of beer after five years of boring layers and it looks absolutely fine if a bit wonky, but even I would baulk at doing a Mohawk with DP's clippers, sorry
You'll probably do a better job than I did on my mum today. She asked me to trim her short(ish) layered hair. I did one side, asked her to face the opposite way...and then proceeded to do the same side again .
It was like that episode of Friends with Ross in the tanning booth
It's very easy to cut a pixie with clippers yourself. Order a grade no10 clip from Amazon for the top. Use no8 on the back and sides. Once you have this get some thinning scissors ( these cost a couple of pounds) and pick the hair up at the crown and chop into sections. This will help to de block it. Do the same with the hair over the ears and the fringe.