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Old 05-22-2013, 10:34 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by charlavail View Post
Am I destined to have my hair in a ponytail forever? I just want to cut it short, and let virgin hair grow out. I attached a picture of my face, and my desired haircut (not the color, I'm keeping my brown!)
It sounds like your hair is VERY damaged if you have so many splits, so a big chop is definitely in order, IMHO. I think you can pull it off- you have to think of it this way too- you already wear your hair in a pony all the time, so your face is already exposed, so it won't be much different. And if you want a change- there are always wigs! I know it sounds crazy, but there are some seriously cool wigs in hot pink, black, ombre, you name it. When I was in college I had this friend who had a pixie, and a huge collection of wigs, and she was just cool, you know? I never knew what she was going to look like on any given day.

ETA: The cut you showed the pic of would require serious straight-ironing to achieve this look, and you would end up with damaged hair again. I would say to keep it curly and learn to pamper your curls...either go pixie short, or go slightly longer since your curls will shrink up.
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