Hi Ladies,

Had a haircut today and did what I have been wanting to do for some time which is go shorter at the sides and front.  It has been texturised and the front section (bangs) shortened with the longest length now finishing above my ear's lowest point.  The back is the same as before but with texturising.

Sorry the pics aren't so good and Im looking a bit washed out due to not enough sleep but here goes...

It's a bit Claire Underwood (I think) depending on how I style it.  I can sweep the left side around and style the hair forward so there is no part. (kind of like #1/2)  Or I can leave the side part (#3/4).  I am looking forward to having a play with product to exaggerate the texturing.

I cannot believe how much I love it! 

Because I booked the appointment on a whim, my stylist wasn't available so I saw Bonnie who is a young stylist at the salon.  Well she was amazing.  My stylist (the boss) had briefed her on my hair and what techniques work and what don't and she dry cut my hair (my preference and hers) so we could see as we went how it was working.  

So what do you think?  Not fishing for compliments but I am beginning to wonder why I didn't just go this short with texture from the start.

Thanks for looking.

xxx Deborah

PS.. in #2 and #4 it looks like there is a dark patch but it must be the light.  Just checked and the colour (which I didn't have done today) is completely even. xx

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  • Inge replied 6 years ago

    I absolutely love it, Deborah!!

  • DJP replied 6 years ago

    Washed out? I think not, your haircut is off the hook. Love it!

  • Deborah replied 6 years ago

    Thank you Inge and DJP.  I hope am still this thrilled tomorrow morning when I wash and style it myself lol

  • Greyscale replied 6 years ago

    LOVE IT. I hadn't had time to go through your post about hairstyle suggestions, but this is perfect.

  • Astrid replied 6 years ago

    Love love love it! Both with and without the part. I hope it will be easy to style for yourself.

  • Sal replied 6 years ago

    Love it too, well done!!
    Maybe she is the perfect stylist for you?

  • lyn67 replied 6 years ago

    Wow, this it!!!! It's awesome and  I'm itching more than ever now:-)).

  • anchie replied 6 years ago

    Oh, this is perfect! It goes so well with your style. Please let us know how difficult is to style it yourself.  
    I would love to do something similar, but I am wash and go type of girl, afraid of brush and products :)

  • Maneera replied 6 years ago

    OMG - I love it!!!! It's super chic Deb! I love the hair both with and without the part. You're definitely channeling Claire Underwood here!

  • Brooklyn replied 6 years ago

    Looking good!

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  • Summer replied 6 years ago

    I love it, Deborah.  I know you said the darker looking patch is just an illusion, but I think it would look fantastic with a darker colour in the back and through the sides.  Very, very nice.

  • Claudia replied 6 years ago

    Really looks wonderful on you, I love it! The stylist gave you a great cut that works so well with both your hair and face. 

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  • gryffin replied 6 years ago

    Drop dead stunning!!  Very Claire Underwood and that is the ultimate in praise!!  Enjoy your new do!!

  • crutcher replied 6 years ago

    By George, You've Got It...Perfect...keep the young stylist...

  • replied 6 years ago

    Fantastic! Bonnie is a keeper! I always get my hair dry cut too. My stylist is from Italy and he says most U.S. salons do wet cuts purely for customer comfort (IMO it's worth putting up with the itchy, hair clippings in my bra factor). He says you can never get the line quite right or see how the hair falls as well with a wet cut. With a dry cut it should be easier to style yourself. I just love this look on you; it's a great extension of your own style.

  • cheryle (Dianthus) replied 6 years ago

    Great cut.  I like it a a lot on you Deborah and could tell from the pics that you love it too.

  • carter replied 6 years ago

    Love this on you!

  • replied 6 years ago

    Very nice!

  • Janet replied 6 years ago

    It looks great, Deborah! I like how it's not a drastic change from what you had, but the front is lighter (weight-wise, not color-wise) and highlights your face more.

  • amiable replied 6 years ago

    YES!  This is very you - choppy, short, modern and dramatic.  I love it!

  • jackiec replied 6 years ago

    Gorgeous, Deborah!

  • texstyle replied 6 years ago

    It's really fantastic Deborah - I think you made a great choice!

  • Cococat replied 6 years ago

    I really like it. It has a slight 80s vibe but in a very modern way.

  • Suz replied 6 years ago

    Oh, I LOVE it! Absolutely stunning. I may have to take to my stylist to see if I can manage with the longer side bits, too -- that's a really nice touch. Beautiful cut. 

  • Dee replied 6 years ago

    Lovely! It suits you so well.

  • Kimberley replied 6 years ago

    Oh, yes.  Love, love, love.

  • replied 6 years ago

    It is gorgeous, I can see why you are so pleased!

  • donnat replied 6 years ago

    Oh Deborah, it's so cute on you. You have such a sweet little face. Gorgeous and modern.

  • abc replied 6 years ago

    Chic and modern and a slight bit edgy.  Really suits you and your style.  

  • replied 6 years ago

    Very pretty - I really like the longer side bits on you - a nice update to this cut that makes it unique.

  • citygirldc replied 6 years ago

    I'm biased, you know, so I love your new short hair. 

  • pil replied 6 years ago

    Love it Deborah!

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  • LACeleste replied 6 years ago

    Looks incredible Deborah!

  • AJ replied 6 years ago

    Fantastic! YLF!

  • tulle replied 6 years ago

    When I saw your inspiration photos, I thought immediately that they all had a sweetly boyish appeal--the old Eton crop with  modern choppy edges--which suits your puckish vibe perfectly.

  • SarahTheWhite replied 6 years ago

    Love love LOVE!! It is perfectly in keeping with your style and your preferences and also has that edge of modernness you wanted! It also looks smooth but dimensional. Just perfect!

  • replied 6 years ago

    You look AAAAmazing!

  • Marilyn replied 6 years ago

    Super cool haircut, Deborah.  Looks fantastic!

  • Mander replied 6 years ago

    Love it. I wish I could persuade my Mom to try a cut a bit like this! She always ends up with a bob-with-bangs kind of look but I think she'd look great with something a bit like this.

  • Lyn D. replied 6 years ago

    LOVE :)

  • Aida replied 6 years ago

    So fun! The long bits look super, and the color looks good with it too.

  • Runcarla replied 6 years ago

    So ahead of the curve! I think you have achieved exactly what you wanted to with this transition of your hair style.

  • Peri replied 6 years ago

    Joining the chorus....Love!!!

  • shevia replied 6 years ago

    I love it! Sort of what I was going for in my last cut if you can imagine it the grey, curly, rough version! I may use your picture, although my hairdresser will laugh her head off.

  • Karin L H replied 6 years ago

    Lovely cut! You look great so I can see why you love it!

  • Gaby Meyers replied 6 years ago

    I love the hair, you look fab!!!

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