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Another Hair Post

I've gotten a couple of requests for a summary hair post listing my past styles. Most of my posts are shot by me and I prefer head-to-toe photographs since the posts are about the outfits not my face, so sorry if I don't have close-ups of every style.
In high school I grew my hair long and then I bobbed it partway through college. Then I grew it long again and finally in 2011, I bobbed it again. Long then bob is a bit of a pattern for me. Other people tend to like my hair at a bob length best, but I enjoy the ease and variety of styles that come with long hair.

After I went for the bob I caught the "short hair bug" and decided it needed another chop, so I went for a pixie. The first picture was taken less than an hour after my haircut; I went for a longer pixie at first. This style was fun and have a lot of movement and options. I probably would have been happy with the longer pixie but not too long after that I visited New York and was offered a free hair cut by an amazing stylist who wanted to give me "the Jean Seberg." Under a black and white photograph of that actress I let him chop away and absolutely loved the result. For a long time I tried to maintain that cut, letting it get slightly shaggy and then taking in photos of Seberg to local hairstylists to get it touched up.

Last winter I decided to stop maintaining the pixie and began growing it out. I had friends trim the back of my hair on a regular basis to avoid getting a mullet, but let the sides grow without any cuts. Growing out hair is exceedingly boring, so this summer also led to my blue period; i.e. I dyed my hair a turquoise-y blue that some thought was green, but looked very blue to my eyes. Towards the end of the blue I cut my hair into a short bob.

Blue is a lot of maintenance and I didn't want to worry about that while I was in Northern Ireland, so shortly after cutting my hair into a bob I dyed it red. I'm still in the process of growing it out, but that doesn't mean I'm not touching it up at home to keep it from looking raggedy--bangs especially require a lot of maintenance.
Anyway, that's a summary of my hair in the last few years. Details on my blue experience here.

6 comments:

Nikki Williams said...

i love seeing all your different hair styles!

xxoo,
nikki

www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

I really like the pixie cut on you !

Rebecca, The Clothes Horse said...

@Anonymous, thanks! I think other people like the pixie on me more than I do :)

Beth De Jour said...

Gosh I remember some of those early photos form the first time around! You suit everything but I'm a sucker for long hair :) xxx

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Robert Downey said...

You forgot this adorbies styling:
http://theclothes.blogspot.com/2011/10/wrong-way-on-one-way-track.html

abbycake said...

I love reading about others' hair evolution, since I tend to go through my own fairly regularly. I think each style suits you, but I started reading when you had a pixie, so I think that's what I personally prefer on you.
xx Abby | a geek tragedy