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Old 11-24-2012, 01:47 PM   #1
 
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Hello! I don't post things very much on this forum, but I was hoping that you guys could give me your opinions on if I should cut my hair or not. I have 3a hair. It is pretty fine. It is going through a bit of a traumatic experience because of the cold weather change... it does this every year. Anyway, please just let me know if you think I look better with long hair or short hair. Also, take into consideration that I do not have product in my hair in the first pics, and in the second pics I do. I am not going to grow it out any longer because my curls get more and more difficult to manage as my hair gets longer.

Please ignore the frizziness and my crazy bangs... haha. I did not put product in in these first pics.

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Before (short):




Thanks soooo much, guys!
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:24 PM   #2
 
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My, you're so pretty! I actually really like the pics of you with your hair shorter and without the bang. Your curls are so nice! I say cut it!
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:44 PM   #3
 
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Thanks! And I think I want to cut it, too... but I always like to get opinions first.
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:50 PM   #4
 
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You and your hair are both so pretty. If it was me I wouldn't cut, it looks healthy and beautiful when long and there are many styles you can do with it when long. However, it looks good short too so if you really want to do it, go for it, try something new and have fun with it, it will grow back.
But you have a vote for the long hair
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:48 PM   #5
 
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Wow...great hair! I really like the shorter pic too...u I'm the white shirt. With fine hair it seems to get weighted down with length...plus if u said if its harder to manage when it's longer...I vote for cut!
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:55 PM   #6
 
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If you want to cut, go for it - it looks fantastic!

It's also pretty longer, although I do love the way it framed your face in the shorter pics. Plus you said you don't want to grow it out anyway, so getting it cut wouldn't hurt.
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:02 PM   #7
 
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Thanks everyone! Also, do you all think that I am 3a? I've never been totally sure.
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Old 11-25-2012, 10:57 AM   #8
 
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You look good either way and your hair cooperates either way so this is just a personal preference thing. If I were you I'd were it long, but if it's not worth the effort you look good with it short too. I wish I had your hair .
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:20 PM   #9
 
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You do have great hair but if you take a look at the third pic you can see that bottom longest layer of hair sticking out. I think if you get that part cut off it will give you a nice round shape and sometimes that little bit can help. Good luck
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:54 PM   #10
 
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Thanks for all of the great suggestions!
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