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New Summer Pixie Cut

Ask Yourself These Five Questions before Getting a Pixie Cut This Summer

We all know one of the first things we think of when the weather gets warm is go to a hair salon in Charleston for a new shorter haircut. Shorter hair is so much cooler and easier to deal with especially if you live somewhere that is hot and humid. It’s easy to daydream about how much time you will save in the morning, but there are some things to consider. A pixie cut is definitely a great haircut and works for a lot of people, but here are a few things to think about to make sure it’s right for you.

Do I enjoy wearing my hair in different ways?

This is both a pro and con to the popular pixie cut. If you are someone who thinks of your hair as another accessory, the pixie cut might not be for you. There are not too many ways to wear your hair if you have this haircut. So, if you like the look of a bun during the day and prefer to wear it another way for date night, you might want to consider leaving some length to play with.

Do I understand the commitment?

While you will save time and energy styling and drying your hair every day, a shorter cut means more trips to Gibson Hair and Makeup to maintain your shape (and we don’t mind that!). But, make sure you have time to get your hair cut every four to six weeks at a salon before you take the plunge with this particular style.

Do I like to skip a day of styling my hair?

With longer hair, after a couple of pumps of dry shampoo, you can throw it up in a quick top knot, ponytail, or braid and be on your way. With shorter hair, it really needs to be washed and styled every single day. Granted, the styling doesn’t take as long, but it has to be done if you are going anywhere.

Do I love hair accessories?

If you like barrettes, headbands, and cute hair ties, you might want to think about leaving your hair a little longer so you can use them. Shorter hair just doesn’t have as many options when it comes to hair accessories. You can still play with certain options with your hair, but the choices are definitely limited.

Do I think the grass will be greener with a pixie cut?

It’s the truth. If we have curly hair, we want straight hair. If we have short hair, we want long hair. So, it’s inevitable, that when we see cute pictures of pixie cuts, we think about getting one. Make sure you really consider what life is like with this cut before running to Gibson Hair and Makeup. Ask your stylists what some of their client’s dislike about having short hair and see if those cons outweigh the pros you have listed. Once its cut, pixie styles take a very long time to grow out. It’s better to give this decision some time to think over before you go for this bold do.