How To: Survive bad haircuts

Survive bad haircuts

Many of us have had a bad haircut, so don't let it bring you down. Instead, use these tips to help improve your cut!

Don't let a bad haircut ruin your social life; turn a negative into a positive.

Step 1: Wait

Wait and give the new do some time to relax. Often a good washing will allow hair to "fall" more naturally.

TIP: Take a daily essential fatty acid supplement. These fats help condition and aid hair growth.

Step 2: Call friends

Call your friends for emotional support and help.

Step 3: Experiment

Experiment with new styling products and looks. You certainly can't make things any worse.

TIP: Longer hair can be braided or pulled up into a funky bun, easily hiding mistakes.

Step 4: Highlight strengths

Highlight your facial strengths. Create interest in your face and no one will notice your hair.

Step 5: Try extensions or wigs

Try any number of extensions or wigs, either natural or synthetic.

Step 6: Accessorize

Accessorize with hairpins, hair clips, headbands, or barrettes.

Step 7: Shave it off

Shave it off with an electric razor. It will save time in the morning and also keep your melon cool during those hot summer months.

Did you know? A Scottish survey found that 20 percent of people have burst into tears over a bad haircut.

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