My hair has always pretty much been my trademark. When I was younger, maybe about 7 or 8, it used to be really long, all the way down to my bum, but at that age it was quite unmanageable so I had it cut to chin length. As it’s always been really thick, it used to stick out like a triangle on my head though! When I got a bit older, around 12 years old, I know I have said before that I had it cut to boy short length. It was about an inch long at the back and a bit longer on top. Ever since then, when I left my tomboy phase, I have been growing it out and I never want short hair again.
I dyed my hair myself with a DIY ombre kit last year and it’s faded quite a lot over that time though. I don’t think I have had my hair cut for months, I believe the last time I had it cut was a couple of days before I went to Italy back in June! It’s been 5 months and in that time it’s grown so long and my fringe/bangs have pretty much grown out completely. Always around this time of year, in the Autumn, I get really fed up and bored of my hairstyle and fancy a change. Last time I opted to have a full fringe cut in, like Taylor Swift, but I ended up hating it and I wont be doing that again. At the moment, due to the length and age of my hair, it’s in pretty bad condition on the ends. It’s quite split and dry and looking a bit coarse. It’s not silky anymore! I have masses of it too since it hasn’t been thinned out in ages.
So, to cut this long story short, I’m a bit bored at the moment of my hair and I want to try something new. I’m thinking of chopping a good bit off of the length, maybe 3-4 inches, but I’m so scared! It’s always been my thing to have long hair and I’ve always loved having longer hair too, it’s just really hard to look after. I’m also wanting more of a fringe put back in, but a side sweeping one as I think those frame my face a bit better. I was looking around on Bangstyle, which is a new community/app online for hair inspiration and wondering what new styles I could try. The website/app is great as you can share your photos with everyone else and get a lot of inspiration. I went with 4 celebrity photos for my inspiration though, Cameron Diaz, Ashlee Simpson, Demi Lovato and Reese Witherspoon. I think all 4 of these ladies have amazing hair in these photos! Which one do you like the most and which do you think I should go with? I’m going to be keeping my hair its natural colour though, but I am thinking of possibly getting some blonde highlights to lighten it up for Winter at some point! Comment and let me know what you think! I also did an interview with Bangstyle, which you can read here.