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Help me with my hair please! Pic included

(8 Posts)
SleepForTheWeak Thu 16-Feb-17 09:24:58

I have an appointment at the hairdressers tomorrow and instead of my normal trim I'm wanting to try something a little by different and have booked for colour as well (low lights/highlights)

I have naturally red hair and actually, I quite like the colour (took me YEARS!) but I feel I want something to enhance the natural colours in it iyswim, most likely some dark reds/brows/reds through it?

I'm at a loss with style. I have such thick, coarse hair. I want to keep the length as have tried short before and it requires so much styling to make it look nice. I also put it up a lot (although would want to wear it down more often once styled) but I'm quite often short for time in the morning so i need the option of a quick put up. I like doing french plaits at the front of my hair, and I don't think I'll get a fringe cut back in. I do like a fringe but I have a cows lick which makes it hard to style and then there's the constant trimming to keep it looking neat...

The pic was taken this morning, yesterday I put my hair up in a bun while it was wet but his is basically what the looks like without any intervention. I sometimes leave it to dry naturally and scrunch it, hit or miss with how the waves turn out but it often looks frizzy regardless.

Any suggestions much appreciated, even if it's totally different to what I've outlined above smile

NoBiggie Thu 16-Feb-17 09:35:52

Ends need a trim and tidy up. Don't have short layers I agree keep the length. Colour I agree dark red/ brown, nothing yellow.

Can you get a Babyliss big hair or equivalent? Would look better with a sleek blow dry and curl at the ends. Great volume it just needs to be tamed.

MumBod Thu 16-Feb-17 09:38:06

Your hair is a gorgeous colour.. I wish mine had stayed red instead of fading.

My advice would be to have a good tidy up and a deep conditioning treatment. Spend the money you'd have spent on colour on some Philip Kingsley elasticizer and a silk pillowcase.

(I'm not joking about the silk pillowcase. I have dry ends from hell, and the pillowcase has been like a miracle).

SleepForTheWeak Thu 16-Feb-17 13:43:54

Thanks ladies!

I also have a terrible habit of picking my hair out (the coarsest ones!!) which makes it all frizzy when they grow back in. My own fault I know, but a hard habit to get out of!

Think I'll avoid layers as I used to have them but my hair was all over the place

greeeen Thu 16-Feb-17 16:02:44

greeeen Thu 16-Feb-17 16:04:01

Would look good messy, curly or sleek depending on how much you could be bothered that day? Love your colour envy

SleepForTheWeak Thu 16-Feb-17 16:36:39

Thanks greeen! Some lovely cuts there - I would just worry that it only be leaving the hairdressers it looked like that!

It took me about 25 years to like the colour of my hair - it was such a burden growing up!

greeeen Thu 16-Feb-17 18:34:24

I know that feeling, mine is always blow dried in curls with a large brush (its naturally straight). When i tried to replicate it at home the brush got stuck and I had to cut it out. please come back and show us what you decided to go with smile

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