What haircuts work for really really really thick hair?
It's so thick I can't even let it down. It sort of resembles a lion's mane.
Anyways I was wondering what hair cuts would suit thick hair. I've already tried long layers with little success.
I've had short haircuts when I was way younger but I feel like my hair is different now and may not react well. Is there any way to pull of extremely thick, wavy hair in a short hair cut? I figured my roots were flat anyways....and I'd be willing to straighten it if it's short, since I'd be regularly snipping off the damaged parts.
I dunno I need a change and desperately want to let my hair down without a bush of hair around my head.
Hair type: 2C-3A, very dry, extremely low porosity, med elasticity, insanely thick kinky-wavy.
I also have super thick hair! I am growing it out after wearing is short for about 4 years. I had a stacked bob, which I liked. I'm liking my hair longer much more though. I regularly get it thinned by piecing - cutting out small pieces of hair closer to the scalp. I won't let the stylist use a razor or thinning shears for thinning. The piecing helps a lot. I also like the versatility of wearing my hair up and off my face.
Have you tried having a dry cut? My hair is very thick and I have had a Deva cut for the past 3 years. I love it.
This is what I was thinking too. Mine isn't super-thick anymore, but the Deva sort of haircuts, the hairdresser goes in and lightens it up a lot, it ends up looking big but there is a lot less hair, if that makes sense. So it curls better, falls into clumps instead of a mass.
I do get my curly daughter these haircuts, and me, and I am notoriously cheap about haircuts, I haircut the other 4 in the household but for superthick or curly it is just such a big difference to have the good haircut that it seems well worth paying for. So I'd advise you to go ahead and ask, let her know you would go half as often if the haircuts cost twice as much, or just once a year or whatever, so the cost wouldn't be that bad.
2c / C / iii (FIA)
Med-Coarse, LowPorosity, NormalElast (LCLF)
Wash: DevaCare Low Poo
Detangle & Rinseout: Walgreens or Sally's Conditioning Balm (always)
Leave-in: DevaCare OneC (budget choice is GFTN)
Style: ReCoil & DevaCare Arc Angel (budget choices are HESMU or Got2BSpikedUp)
I used to have a flat top too. My hair has become quite curly on top which I attribute to the cut, the Spritz & Condish method found on these boards, great products, and just figuring out what my hair likes.
Please let us know how your hair turns out - how fun!
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