My DIY Bob - with pics!!!

I cut my hair myself and I LOVE IT!!!!! Here are the results:




Products:
Cleanser: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo (every Sunday)
COWash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Condish/Leave In: Garnier Fructis TNT
Styler: La Bella Lots of Curls
I should add that my hair looks *particularly* tousled due to my sitting on the floor with one year olds all day, and my hair is grabbed, chewed on , and played with. :P

Products:
Cleanser: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo (every Sunday)
COWash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Condish/Leave In: Garnier Fructis TNT
Styler: La Bella Lots of Curls
Wow, it looks great! That's an amazing DIY cut! I never have the guts to give myself a haircut. I'm getting close, though -- those long straightish pieces that stick out under my curls are really getting on my nerves! Anyway, I LOVE it! You did such a great job! Can you cut MY hair?!
Type 2c/3a with lots of hair and a super sensitive scalp! Med/slightly coarse texture, low porosity and elasticity.

Favorite...
Low poo: Organix TTM, Essential Wholesale Free & Clean
RO/LI: TN, GFTN, YTC
Stylers: EcoStylers, GF Curl Shaping Gel, Aussie Aussome Volume Mousse & Instant Freeze Gel, GFPC, LALNC, La Bella Lots of Curls, Apricot Oil, KMFUM, AO B5DG
Extras: sugar scrubs, AVG washes, pre-poos with EVCO, oiling scalp before washes, plopping, gelatin PT.
Mod-CG since 12/1/10!
Wow!!!!!!! That is an awesome and adorable cut! That is so cool that you were able to do that yourself. Now you just saved a ton of money that would have been spent at the salon!
2a, fine-med. text, normal porosity (I think)

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Stylers-
- Not Your Mother's Curl Cream, La Bella Sports Gel, Aussie Sprunch Spray

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Holy moly!! Such a flattering and awesome cut! And I think it's funny that you explained why your hair look tousled; I think you should have 1 year old play with your hair everyday, your curls look amazing! I'd give anything for them. Great job!!
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*Whatever makes my curls happy* since 01/2011
3b/c/a Thick, Medium/Coarse, Normal Porosity & Elasticity, Dyed.
Kind of starting from scratch...
Cleanse: various low-poos (still searching)
Condish: Aura Cherry Almond Bark (but always on the look-out)
DT: SMDTM
Styling: LI, curl cream, gel. Insert various products appropriately.
I <3: Coconut & Argan oil, my Denman, a neat side-braid.
"Oh, you were going to straighten it? I just like it curly so much better..."
Great job! It looks fantastic! Do you have before pics to compare?

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3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
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* My Motto: Strand Test!
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Southeast Michigan
*Whatever makes my curls happy* since 01/2011
3b/c/a Thick, Medium/Coarse, Normal Porosity & Elasticity, Dyed.
Kind of starting from scratch...
Cleanse: various low-poos (still searching)
Condish: Aura Cherry Almond Bark (but always on the look-out)
DT: SMDTM
Styling: LI, curl cream, gel. Insert various products appropriately.
I <3: Coconut & Argan oil, my Denman, a neat side-braid.
"Oh, you were going to straighten it? I just like it curly so much better..."
Your hair is SO cute! I was going to trim my bangs a little this morning and totally chickened out! It is AWESOME that you were able to give yourself a complete haircut!!


This is over the weekend before I cut my hair. The cut was easy-peasy to do!!! I am sooo glad I decided to whack my hair off myself LOL hubby is glad I won't be spending more money at the salon! I have wanted a cut like this one for years, and it's ironic that I got it when I cut my own hair! Thanks for all the curly love ladies

Products:
Cleanser: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo (every Sunday)
COWash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Condish/Leave In: Garnier Fructis TNT
Styler: La Bella Lots of Curls
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holy guacamole! that is such a huge difference and it looks so good! how were you able to make it so even, especially in the back?
CG since September 2010
thick, medium-coarse, low-normal porosity (?), 2c/3a hair!
growing out my hair to BSL!

experimenting with...
low-poo/ co-wash: Everyday Shea Moisturizing Lavender Shampoo & tressemme naturals moisture
rinse-out/ leave-in: GFTN, CJAO, CJRM, TJ nourish, GVP Conditioning Balm
styling: HESMU, CJCIAB, eco styler krystal, BRHG

"I'm as free as my hair." Mother Monster

Being a self cutter myself, I'm especially impressed with the great job you did in the back. Fabulous job.

WnW- You can do eeet!! Cutting the straight ends sticking out the bottom isn't that hard and you'll like it better. I don't think you could make it worse anyway.
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2a (nc.com) 2bFi (Fia), very fine, thin, low/normal elasticity, porous, CG, doesn't get weighed down
Cowash: Tresemme naturals
Rinse out/leave in: Renpure Organics (red)
Curl enhancer: FSG
Gel: BRHG, Salon care aloe, Ecostyler Krystal (normal dews)
PT: ION effective care, IAgirl's gelatin PT
Low Poo: renpure (red), Ion swimmers
Wow, that was a lot of cutting to do! So brave! I like your hair longer too, but the new bob really suits you.

SF Bay Area, CA * "The Angel-Goddess-Guru of Haircoloring"
3b/c/a mix. medium texture, low porosity
* pw: just4curlies
* My Motto: Strand Test!
some hair pics
-- gone, but never forgotten.
It suits you well! That's very brave of you to cut your hair on your own. However it still looks good. Great job!
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I pulled my hair into a ponytail at the nape of my neck and cut across, then pulled my hair into a ponytail at the top of my head and cut across. Results: bob with layers! It's so easy!

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Products:
Cleanser: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo (every Sunday)
COWash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Condish/Leave In: Garnier Fructis TNT
Styler: La Bella Lots of Curls
I should add that I cut only about 1/2 inch off from the pony on top of my head. It was enough to create layers.

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Products:
Cleanser: Shea Moisture Coconut and Hibiscus Shampoo (every Sunday)
COWash: Suave Tropical Coconut
Condish/Leave In: Garnier Fructis TNT
Styler: La Bella Lots of Curls
Sounds a lot like this method that I've been thinking of using (read: trying to get up the nerve to do) myself... Easy Way to Cut Your Own Hair in a Curly Bob

Looks great on you!
3a/b 'curly bob' in the mid-Atlantic. Goal: more 3b than 3a. CG Oct 2010.

Low-poo: Giovanni TTTT, Ion Swim
Co-wash: V05 Shea Cashmere
Rinse-out: SalonCare Apples & Pears, Tresemme Naturals
Leave-in: Cure Care, Ion Moisturizing Treatment
Stylers: Ecostyler Argan Oil, LALSG, LBLOC, Hold It! Wave Maker, LAL Beachy Waves Spray Gel. Also been using my diffuser more lately.
PT: Ion Reconstructor
DT: GVP Balm, Pure Elements Intense Repairing Treatment
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Impressive that you were able to cut it yourself and it looks good!

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