Post by Kenzi Struggling to figure out how often to trim your tresses? The frequency of your haircuts depends on a few things. What is the style you're trying to maintain? Do you have layers or is your hair mostly one length? Are you growing it out or keeping it where it's at? Everyone has their own personal preference for how their hair looks. One person might be okay with a bit of a shaggier, grown-out style and can go a little longer between cuts. Another won't be able to stand even the slightest overgrowth and needs a trip to the salon on a more regular basis. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when booking your next cut. If you have short hair, like a pixie or a bob, you probably need more frequent trims to keep the style as fresh and clean as possible. Depending on how adamant you are about maintaining that "just cut" look, you can get away with visiting your stylist anywhere from 4 to 8 weeks. This also goes for heavily layered hair and bangs. Colour and chemically treated hair should also be cut more often due to breakage. As for medium length to long hair, you generally don't need to head to the salon as often. That being said, if you're growing out your hair, I don't mean you should wait a year between cuts. Maybe you've heard stylists say that your hair will grow faster if you cut it more often and maybe, like me, you rolled your eyes and thought, Yeah, okay crazy lady, get those shears away from me. It's hard to believe and I know that cutting it during the growing process seems counterproductive; it's painful to let go of even the smallest bit of length, I [...]
If you've been afraid to cut your hair short because you think you'll be locked into the same look every day, we are here to show you different! Case in point, one of our current favorite actors Jennifer Lawrence, rocking her new pixie cut in 3 different ways. First, here's J.Law at the Golden Globes, wearing her short textured crop smoothed down and polished. Photo via Hollywoodreporter.com Next up, here's the same cut styled with more movement, a bit roughed up with some paste or wax: Photo via hairstyle.ezinemark.com And for a third styling option, here Lawrence's crop is styled up and back into a pompadour style: Photo:Splash News So you see, having short hair doesn't mean you're destined for a styling rut! It just takes the right cut, a little technique, and proper product use. Not sure what to do? We can help! Book a free consultation with one of our highly trained stylists to see if short hair is right for you - 604-560-5360. As always, your comments are welcome at our Facebook page.
Proof that you do not have to have short hair after 50 (unless you want to, of course!): Diane Keaton looking FAB-U-LOUS at the Golden Globes, sporting collarbone-length hair with soft long layers, and a conspicuous absence of "botox bangs". Gorgeous! Photo via MarieClaire. Getty Images