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Old 08-07-2007, 12:22 AM   #1
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This is what happens when I get frustrated...
A minor bit of background-- I tend to not get haircuts very often, because I just don't care enough. However, the past few weeks, it's been insanely hot, and the air conditioning in my car isn't working so well.
I decided that long hair + sweltering heat was not good... so I decided to do something about it. My hair was about 1/3 of the way down my back... now--

Yikes! I like it, but this is going to take some serious getting used to!!!
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Old 08-07-2007, 12:32 AM   #2
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Wow now that takes guts. I couldn't cut that much off at once! It looks fab though. I bet you will love it once you get use to it.
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Old 08-07-2007, 12:40 AM   #3
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You look great!

I just did the same thing about a month ago and I donated the hair to Locks of Love. I live in Texas - and the shorter hair is MUCH cooler!

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Old 08-07-2007, 01:00 AM   #4
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lol that reminds me of one time when i went to get my hair cut. my hair was about at my shoulders which was very long for me. i have always been a short hair girl. i couldn't take it anymore though and i went in to get it cut. the girl who cut my hair was so scared to cut it she insisted on proof that i had short hair before. she didn't want me to yell at her later for cutting it all off. it took her nearly 90 minutes to do it and i am pretty sure she could have stopped at several points and i would have had a perfectly formed hair cut. funny.

I think your hair looks cute and it is still in a style that you can play with and have fun with... good style choice!!!
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:10 AM   #5
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Old 08-07-2007, 08:33 AM   #6
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You look super cute! I did the same right after my wedding, I've had short hair since high school but grew it out for my wedding. They ended up cutting almost 8 inches off, felt so good.
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Old 08-07-2007, 09:12 AM   #7
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It looks good!!

I've done the same but went really really short... got tired of fooling with it and being hot all the time... I'm trying to let it grow out now... said the same thing last year and last Aug went short again... we will see how long I can get it this year

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Old 08-07-2007, 11:39 AM   #8
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I chopped off all my hair my first semester of college back in 2002. I have very thick heavy hair, that was just too much to control on a daily basis. It was half way down my back when I finally got so frustrated one day that I went to the salon and said chop it off.

I went from this, my senior yearbook photo:

To this, where it is completely managable.

Your hair looks so cute short like that. Way to go!
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:21 PM   #9
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Looks great!
I have hair like Riss's, it's thick, heavy and a burden in summer. More than once I've threatened to do a Britney Spears and shave it all off. It's a pain to cram into a motorcycle helmet and the heat that builds up underneath it is almost unbearable in the Florida weather.
For now, it's shoulder length and somewhat manageable. Given the amount of heat we've had lately look for a post about me cutting it all off too.
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Old 08-07-2007, 01:37 PM   #10
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I think the cut frames your face perfectly!

I admire those who can embrace drastic change like that. I've had super-long hair since I was in elementary school -- like, a few inches past my bra strap! I keep it pinned up most of the time, though (Texas heat)...

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