After a bad experience when someone chopped most of my hair off when they were suppose to be giving me a trim, I trust no one.
I bought my own pair of hair cutting scissors and that is what I use to trim my hair.
How to Trim Your Hair
The technique I use is pretty straightforward:
- Split your hair in to four even sections, two in the front and two in the back.
- Smooth your hair out in each section to sure it is even and trim very little at a time, until you feel you have cut enough off.
- Create deeper layers, since they have usually grown out by then.
There are times when my hair has grown out, the layers seem non-existent, and I do not want to wait until it is straight before I trim. When that occurs, I will reshape and trim my curly hair, when dry in order to get the style that is desired and to do away with scraggly ends. I also do that when I skipped my yearly-straightened routine.
How to Reshape Your Hair
This is the technique I use to reshape my own hair.
- Separate your hair in four sections, I typically do this on a non-stretched wash and go.
- Trim each section, being sure to shape the front sections for volume and body.
Overall, I see trimming as a way for me to maintain healthy, sleek hair but I would never do it just because it has been one, two, or three months since I had last done it. These were the ways I trimmed my hair to tailbone length, but do what works best for you. My techniques work for me.
Do you retain more length with self trims or professional trims?