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how can i get my extremely thick hair cut short?

ok so i have extremely thick hair- as in my hair is twice or nearly three times as thick as an average person's hair and takes me 3 hours to straighten. i get my hair thinned out everytime i cut it but it always goes back really really thick again. i really want a fun short (no shorter than jaw length NO BOBS) hair. my hair is really wavy. i would really like something like this:
my hair is poofy but there has to a way to get this done without it looking like this :
surely theres got to be a way
ps (cant blow dry hair - turn into pom pom) (hair is really long)

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Asked by R0GuE at 7:25 AM on Jun. 16, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • You can always get thicker hair cut short if it's layered or thinned. There are certainly ways around the thickness of your hair with just about any style. They may not come out EXACTLY like pictures, and any good stylist will tell you when they can't do something due to your hair's texture. I have the opposite problem as you - baby-fine hair but it's curly (medium spiral-curls) when I'm not pregnant or on birth control with hormones.I always alert my stylist what my texture and level of curl is when I'm making a change and give a very general request but leave the execution up to the stylist.

    Answer by cat0325 at 8:34 AM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • I have a client with hair thick like that. I would do the angles high, and texturize with chunking shears, so that the waves will calm down a tad, and so that if you wanted to wear it curly, you could, and if you wanted to wear it straight, you could do that too.

    Short hair pushes hair up, so when you get extra thick hair thinned out too much, the ends will look scraggly, and it will have a poof-ball effect as it grows out.

    You can also shampoo and condition with Paul Michell's Super Skinny because there's an ingredient in it that will shrink the diameter of your hair strand to give it the "appearance" of being less dense. That's what I use on my clients and my daughter, because her hair's so thick, you can't even double wrap a large scrunchy on her that product is a life saver for me.

    Answer by alize_26 at 7:58 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

  • i like the 3rd one the best

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:47 PM on Jun. 16, 2009

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