Tuesday, April 15, 2014

New Hair! Hot Pink & Half Shaved


A few weeks ago I talked myself into cutting my hair into a pixie cut! I just have A LOT of hair and it's ridiculously thick and wavy. I have had it short before but I wanted to go extra short this time. Another reason I want a pixie cut is because I love to color my hair frequently. With the length it takes WAY too long and too much hair dye.

So I grabbed my clippers (or buzzers) and a 4 guard (size of the attachment) and went to town! I wanted to keep the top kinda spiky so I piled it up into a pony tail to cut later and shaved the sides first.

Well after I did the sides I kinda looked at it and liked it! I thought.. Hey I might as well rock this for a day or two before I cut it all off.

I think the real reason I liked it is because it reminded me of Sokka from Avatar: The Last Airbender :D

If I was going to leave the cut alone then I knew I still had a big job ahead to color it. This was after one bleaching and kinda looks like a My Little Pony tail!

Since it was still purple and kinda yellowy I decided to bleach it again so I could have a total change.

I mixed some RAW Fuchsia Fatale with a lot of conditioner and applied it to dry hair. Then I let it sit on my hair for an hour.

After an hour I rinsed it with COLD water and let it air dry since it'd been through a lot! This is what it looks like down .. it's like you can't even tell I shaved half of it off!



And here is what it looks like straight.


Most of the time I wear it up in a pony tail .. Like Sokka! :D

It's already grown out a bit now.. So one of these days soon I will be coloring it again. I know I will eventually cut it into a short pixie, but for now this is fun and different.

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Have you ever shaved part of your hair before?

15 comments:

  1. Pardon the all caps but I LOVE IT!!!!! The cut and color are PERFECT!!! I was totally thinking about doing this as soon as my hair grew out just a bit more. I love having the sides shaved! It's perfect for summer and it's a nice little surprise when people notice. So beautiful!!!

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  2. Love the new hair!!! c:
    You look stunning.

    <3
    Harlynn
    mindyourmadness.blogspot.com

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  3. It looks sososo good on you! DAMN. *__* And not just because I really love Sokka. :D haha

    xo

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  4. I am so in love with your hair!!
    and I know exactly how you felt before making your choice, I took the other road and went short but seeing you amazing locks is making me full of regret :O

    SAMI★SPOON

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  5. I'm so amazed at the thickness of your hair. I don't have much to spare!! It's a super fun style!

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  6. It looks great! I've thought about doing this ever since I saw Anya's hair like this on Project Runway, hahah. My hair grows slow, so I haven't got enough courage to go for it yet. I've had a pixie cut before, though! It feels so light and easy. I never use hair products to style my hair so getting ready in the morning was so quick!

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  7. When I was 20 years younger, I wanted to do this. Not necessarily the color, but definitely the shave job. My hair was about that long and wouldn't grow out on the sides, but I never had the nerve to do it. Very nice!

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  8. I've been seriously admiring your hair on instagram since you went through with this! Like, I'm IN LOVE. And it's in such good shape for having been bleached a bunch of times-- I'm jealous!!! I bleached mine recently and it became seriously damaged! Y'ouch!

    Elyse @ Cuddly as a Cactus

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  9. You really rock that style, and I love it. It suits you so well! ^__^

    http://nagareboshi9.blogspot.ch/

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  10. Super pretty! Yea you can barely tell its shaved when its down. I liked the multi hair style before to. Kinda reminds of a mullet... Dunno why. But the pink is lovely!

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  11. I've thought about it but have no idea if I can pull it off or not! I love it on you!

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  12. I love the colour and cut. If you can't tell I LOVE pink hair. I had a 1/2 shaved head for ages. I miss it.

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  13. This hair suits you so much!! Not many people can pull of this style but you look great :3

    ♥ Little Owl Diary

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  14. Looks fantastic! And you're so blessed to have thick hair! I wish I did, cause I would LOVE to shave the sides and be able to go incognito with the length.

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  15. Eep your hair is so neat, I've been thinking I'd love to do the shaved sides but I get stuck in this short hair trap, well you can have short hair and shaved sides but I think it looks especially cool the length you have it at now. Love the pink too and you will also definitely look killer with the pixie chop as well :)

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