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Please help me pick a hair cut! (fluffy hair+round face)
I am so fed up with my hair! It's very, very thick and curly but the curl falls out and leaves it wavy and fluffy/frizzy. It's currently about boob length and I just can't do anything with it. Even a simple ponytail just looks like a load of candy floss. I'm really tempted to get it cut shoulder length, add a fringe and thinned out but I'm worried it'll make my face look even bigger. I'm overweight and my face is very round.
Can anyone suggest a cut that might work for me? Please?! I'd just like to look more put together and tidy.
I would recommend using some decent hair straighteners. I have the GHD ones and they're brilliant once you get the hang of them. Blow dry your hair with serum/heat protection and then starting underneath, section your hair off with clips and iron each section. I have quite thick, wavy hair and much prefer it straight and neat. If you have extremely thick hair you could try GHDs for afro hair. If short of time, put your hair into a ponytail and run irons through the ends to give a sleeker look. Bob hair cuts are hard to pull off with a round face and thick hair as they give more volume to the sides of your face. However, a steeply graduated bob could work, very short at the neck graduating to below chin. There are lots of products to make curly hair less frizzy, and more tousled e.g. frizz-ease, curly girl so might be worth having a look at those.
I have some GHDs, I just never have the time to straighten my hair as it takes so long. I use Frizz Ease and have tried countless serums, oils and anything going for frizzy hair but it doesn't make any difference to my mop, currently going the Curly Girl routine which has made it look nicer but it's still so fluffy!
That's what I was worried about having shorter hair, adding even more volume around my face. Absolutely the last thing I need!
I don't think I'm brave enough for a haircut that bold. I'm a complete wallflower and don't think I could pull it off
You comb your hair? That is definitely not a good idea. I run my fingers through my hair before washing or while it's got conditioner in it. If it gets messy at night, you could try plaiting it before bed.