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Hi, I've had long hair (bra strap length) for ages and recently had it cut to shoulder length. It has made such a difference, easier to style and dare I say it, made me look younger! I'm now tempted to go much shorter and am looking for inspiration. I'm early 40's and have thick, slightly wavy hair.
I'd love to go short but I'm terrified of getting it wrong and regretting it so if anyone can point me in the right direction I'd be eternally grateful
Just a quick update to say that I've done it! I finally went for the style in the attached pics and I'm really pleased with the results. If anyone else is thinking about going for the chop then go for it, especially in this heat
Thanks, it'll definitely be quicker to dry! Teenage DS has just seen it and said he prefers it long, I think I need to have a word with him about being tactful (and he wonders why he hasn't got a girlfriend!).
Go for it! I've rediscovered my cheekbones and feel that it's updated my look as I've had longish hair for the past 10 years. Just waiting for DH to come home, he'll get a shock as he has no idea that I was going short.
The only thing that worries me is having to blow dry it every morning, regardless of how quick it is, with long hair I can (and nearly always do) wash and go, we camp quite a bit and I remember last time I had short hair how awful it looked if I couldn't get my hands on a hairdryer. Think I will be going shoulder length tomorrow (still long enough to tie back) and maybe more of a chop in the autumn.