Whether you’re getting fed up with your current style or you’ve decided to ditch the hair extensions, one of the scariest decisions to make is delving into the world of short hair. Getting a pixie cut is a bold move, but it’s also highly rewarding, looking chic, trendy, sophisticated, effortless and beautiful all in one. We know it can be daunting if you’ve never tried this type of style before, so here’s our guide to getting a first-time pixie cut.
Why Choose a Pixie Cut?
Pixie cuts are really popular, opening up more possibilities for anyone wanting to go for a super short style. There are lots of different cuts you can opt for, including shaggy styles and layered pixies (great for fine hair!). Not only does a pixie crop look great, but it’s extremely practical too. Save bucketloads of time during your morning routine and you won’t need as many products either.
Speak to Your Hairstylist
Getting the chop is a big deal, so if you want to go in and speak to your hairdresser before you get it done, then just let them know. It’s important to pick a style you like but also one which suits you too, and as hair experts, they’ll help you with that. They can guide you to find a look which complements your features and face shape. They may even suggest adding a fringe to balance or soften the look.
Settling the Nerves
As well as speaking to your stylist, make yourself a plan to help with the nerves. If it’s a big change, it’s going to take some time to get used to. Prepare yourself that it may take a few days post-cut to find your way with the new style. If you want to ease into the pixie look, you could even opt for a long pixie cut where you’ll have a little more length on top to play with.
Styling Your Pixie Cut at Home
Far from being stuck with one look, there’s plenty of ways to style short hair. When you’ve only been used to styling longer tresses, it can be hard to find the inspiration you need. This can depend on how long the lengths are on top. For those with shorter pixie cuts, you could go for a spiky look. Or for those with longer locks, create messy waves for some texture.
Schedule in Regular Cuts
If you’ve never had hair this short before, you may not realise that changes to your hair growth are much more noticeable than with longer hairstyles. If you’re loving your new look and want to maintain it, make things easier for yourself by scheduling all your trims in advance. Your hairdresser will also be able to recommend some great products to use, including those which add more volume and texture to your new cut.
Ready to take the plunge?
Come and see our hairstylists at the House of Klamer in Beaconsfield. We’re a talented, friendly team who can help you find the right style for you. Call now on 01494 671 771 to book an appointment now.