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What shall I do with my hair (pic)?

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poppym12 Thu 30-Jan-20 18:33:49

I've been growing out the colour for over a year. It's thinned a lot with age. It's got a wave in it but needs washing in the pic so looks extra straggly.

I've made an appointment for a cut tomorrow and have no idea what to ask for. Any advice?

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oohnicevase Thu 30-Jan-20 19:02:31

Cut it so you don't have the extra bit that goes along your shoulders . It will make it look thicker too !

poppym12 Thu 30-Jan-20 19:15:42

How much should I get chopped off @oohnicevase? Should I aim for a particular style?

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oohnicevase Thu 30-Jan-20 19:18:42

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poppym12 Thu 30-Jan-20 19:24:26

Yes, it's natural apart from the last 3 or 4 inches. I started going grey at age 15 and dyed my hair for over 30 years so I was surprised when I started to grow out the colour that my natural hair colour wasn't as bad as I thought confused.

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poppym12 Fri 31-Jan-20 08:37:34

Appointment is at 10.30 so ideas and pics welcome 😁

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PearTreeParty Fri 31-Jan-20 08:40:18

I'd go for something like this. Slightly longer at the front will keep it looking un-frumpy and the jaw length is usually flattering.

PearTreeParty Fri 31-Jan-20 08:41:23

It's actually longer than jaw isn't it? I think it would suit your face shape.

Buggedandconfused Fri 31-Jan-20 08:42:17

Shoulder length blunt cut bob, would look great!

Miseryisabutterfly Fri 31-Jan-20 08:42:28

Your hair colour is lovely. I would do as @oohnicevase has suggested. Don’t go with layers/graduated as I don’t think you’ve got enough body.

GenuineKlatchianPottery Fri 31-Jan-20 08:42:41

@oohnicevase your picture appears to have a RL name on it.
OP I agree with vase, get a few inches off so it sits just above your clavicle. And your hair is a lovely colour with nice natural movement.

Miseryisabutterfly Fri 31-Jan-20 08:43:19

What @Buggedandconfused said!

puds11 Fri 31-Jan-20 08:44:45

I like @PearTreeParty suggestion

allthedamnvampires Fri 31-Jan-20 08:46:28

Blunt bob, fashionable and would look good - gets my vote. @oohnicevase suggestion also would be flattering. Gorgeous colour and congratulations on giving up the dye! (I'm 9 months dye free and my hair doesn't look anywhere near as nice as yours).

poppym12 Fri 31-Jan-20 12:36:22

Thank you all. It's done. I went with a blunt cut bob, slightly graduated (although I'm not sure they've taken the back quite short enough).

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oohnicevase Fri 31-Jan-20 14:44:17

Thank you 😊. I'm not too worried but best to be safe I guess

FreakStar Fri 31-Jan-20 14:58:31

Your hair's a lovely colour Op- I was just going to suggest the exact thing you have done. Can we have an after pic smile?

poppym12 Fri 31-Jan-20 17:33:33

Thanks @FreakStar. I'm glad I've had it chopped off, not so sure I'll feel quite as pleased when I have to faff about styling it!

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Zebracat Fri 31-Jan-20 17:39:54

That is gorgeous

DearHappy Fri 31-Jan-20 18:28:04

That’s really lovely. You’ll have to go out tonight now!

Meetmeinfantasyland Fri 31-Jan-20 18:33:16

Wow, that looks amazing.

poppym12 Fri 31-Jan-20 20:38:25

I'm not going out tonight and no one at home has commented on it. Typical. I've spent the last 4 or 5 years being upset about how much it's thinned, trying everything possible to make it better to no avail so I'm pleased with how it looks at the moment. Thank you brew

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FreakStar Fri 31-Jan-20 21:16:39

Wow! I love it!

My hair is thinning too- i've tried growing it longer and it just doesn't sit right as it's thin on the top but bulkier round the bottom- I'm sticking to a shorter style for now!

polkadotpj Fri 31-Jan-20 21:35:50

Ooh gorgeous

Wonkywyebrows Fri 31-Jan-20 21:48:08

Very nice 👍🏻

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