scarves and headbands. if u do that it hides the awkward stages and helps the journey not be so painful. ive been growing out my pixie for 2 years. i get to a certain point and cut it back off. my problem is i like short hair, but want long? it doesnt make any sense i know but thats where i am at. so i have , for the 4th time, got my hair to almost the end of my ears. i have ditched the headbands and scarves and tuck behind the ears till the sides catch up to back. hopefully i can keep on growing and do not decide short again. good luck