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My hairdresser has given me a mullet

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Candlelight234 Sat 28-Oct-17 17:40:17

Aaaargh I asked for pointy thinning layers. I've been growing out a short cut and finally got it past my shoulders. Now I've got a frigging mullet with really short layers. What can I do, really don't want to go shorter to sort it out...., waaah.

SwishswishBiTCH Sat 28-Oct-17 17:47:17

We need a photo

Cakescakescakes Sat 28-Oct-17 17:47:53

I had this happen to me once. Really short layers and then long long taily ends. I had to get several inches chopped off it and then wore it up for a few months until it had grown into some kind of shape to have cut into a proper style again. It was horrible sad

Leamington99 Sat 28-Oct-17 17:53:40

Can you get someone to take a photo of the cut from the back? Hard to advise otherwise. Sometimes new hair cuts look better when you wash/style it yourself

oldlaundbooth Sat 28-Oct-17 17:54:36

We do actually require a photo please

thenightsky Sat 28-Oct-17 17:55:53

I have been growing out a short layered choppy style and accidentally ended with a sort of mullet too. I tong it into soft waves and I'm starting to fool myself that it actually looks ok.

Candlelight234 Sat 28-Oct-17 17:56:03

I've washed and styled it myself just now. Looks v bad 😭. I can't work out how to edit my face out of my picture. Just imagine one of the Nolans circa 1981 and that's what I look like. On my way out now .

QuackDuckQuack Sat 28-Oct-17 17:56:24

I had this once. I cried and my mum took me to her hairdresser to fix it. The only solution was to chop the back off.

Talisin Sat 28-Oct-17 18:01:45

Keep it until after Halloween. You can go as one of the kids from Stranger Things.

Timefortea99 Sat 28-Oct-17 18:03:37

I feel your pain, been there, no doubt will be there again.

Inkandbone Sat 28-Oct-17 18:03:55

I had a mullet back in August. It has almost grown out.

Theconifers25 Sat 28-Oct-17 18:04:21

OP is this you in the photo posted by a hairdressers today featuring a very 'flattering ' cut?

Leamington99 Sat 28-Oct-17 18:17:53

If you’re using an iPhone you can use markup to scribble or emoji your face out, or use paint or something?

ShimmeringBollox Sat 28-Oct-17 18:20:02

I think we have all been there, I am feeling a bit old now if the mullet is back again, this means I have been alive for three rounds of the mullet.
I am sure something can be done, even if it's just drowning your tears in gin and wine.

Branleuse Sat 28-Oct-17 18:23:09

pics or it didnt happen

Battleax Sat 28-Oct-17 18:25:08

Stick a plate over your face and take a selfie smile

WipsGlitter Sat 28-Oct-17 19:22:36

Never. Ever. Ask. For. Thinning.

I had this once only option was to get it all cut up into a bob.

Candlelight234 Sat 28-Oct-17 19:52:05

Ah gawd, it's worse than ever now I've been out and come back. It's a wavy 80's mullet. I'm actually too ashamed to post a picture now.
What should I have asked for to get rid of blockiness? too bloody late now

Candlelight234 Sat 28-Oct-17 19:53:11

Even my grunty teenage DS is actually speaking to me, trying to make me feel better about its hideousness.

ShimmeringBollox Sat 28-Oct-17 19:54:22

None of us know who you are in rl.
We won't laugh at you, I promise.
If you post a pic we might be able to help, I ended up styling mine out with an Alice band and putting it behind my ears a bit. It didn't take long to grow out.

Anecdoche Sat 28-Oct-17 19:57:18

if you cant figure out how to scribble out your face hold a piece of paper over it.

or ask your kid how you do it. he will know

Candlelight234 Sat 28-Oct-17 20:05:03

It's just long enough for me to tie into a small pony tail.
I don't think I can actually live with this hair cut ....

ShimmeringBollox Sat 28-Oct-17 20:11:13

Of course you can, unless your want to shave it all off.
Or go for a pixie cut ......?

allinclusive Sat 28-Oct-17 20:14:51

Pin it back a bit?

SmiledWithTheRisingSun Sat 28-Oct-17 20:15:11

Can you stick the front up with Kirby grips until it's grown out?

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