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Help. Need to find a new hairstyle for my rubbish hair. Lost any enthusiasm
So, spent about 8 or 9 months growing out a crop to a chin length bob.
Had high hopes for my swishy lovely bob. Except it's not that. I forgot how shit my hair is. It's fine, fluffy and lifeless. If I shook my head it would move a tiny bit and then stay put, not swish back to where it should be, iykwim. Plus, for some reason it is flat and lifeless to my ears then it sort of fluff / grows outwards, like my hair wants to be a bell??
So, can you think of any styles I might like?
Mid 30s, casual dress, round face, minimal effort with hair
I'm growing mine into a bob too and I think it depends on how well your hairdresser cuts it. My hairdresser is great and uses Morrocanoil products that seem to sort out the limp, fluffy look beautifully. I'm thrilled with how mine looks!
It's all about the cut. Layers are good but not too short and not too many, and don't let anyone ever 'scissor it through' I.e thin out the ends. That way madness lies. Try and find someone who really understands fine hair, it has really made a massive difference for me. Also I load my hair up with extraordinary oil. Instinct tells you this is a bad idea but it really swishes up my hair and does wonder for the fluffiness.
Hmm. I have hair in a similar texture. At the risk of sounding like a knob hairdresser trying to push 'products', what stuff do you use to style it?
Things I have found which make a big difference to swishiness are: - John Frieda frizzease serum (put in on hair when soaking wet then wrap in one of those towelling turbans from pound shop) - Philiip Kingsley elasticizer product (put on pre wash for a couple of hours) - cheap & cheerful deep conditioning mask (currently using a Garnier one in a pot)
Would also add that I have found if you can bear to grow a bit longer, the weight will help with 'bell shaped issues'. As will layers - but make sure you ask for them to be long and blunt cut. Avoid feathering like the plague.
I think you need strong features and good bone structure for an Anne Hathaway cut. Not sure it will suit a round face. I also think it is probably quite high maintenance to achieve that look, in terms of styling your hair and make up.
That is so funny OP, will the Ann Hathaway look like this on me? I'm sure it won't, but I have no idea what you even look like! Lol. Why don't you book yourself into a decent hair dressers but mention at the time you need a consultation too to discuss a style. Take various pictures with you so the hairdresser knows what kind of style you're after and like, if they are good at their job they should know exactly what to go for based on your hair and face shape.
Having a messy bob, and styling won't take much time! Here are some cool ideas you might wanna try - therighthairstyles.com/messy-bob-hairstyles/ . I personally rock the one from Photo No 3. Easy to style and to maintain. Happy styling!