Regular haircuts not only keep your hair healthy, but also give you a fresh, new look. We agree with Coco Chanel when she said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” Haircuts not only improve your appearance but they can also tremendously boost your self-esteem.
Bright Side has brought you the signs that indicate when it’s time to chop off your dearest hair even if you don’t necessarily feel like it.
1. The ends dry faster than the rest of your hair.
When you start noticing that your hairs’ ends dry up faster than the rest of your hair, book a hair appointment immediately. This implies that damaged hair cuticles are more porous and can’t retain moisture, thus they dry quickly.
2. Ponytails and messy buns have become your best friend.
If ponytails and buns are a part of your daily styling now, it simply means that you are running out of hairstyles or worse, you’re trying to hide the damage. Let your hair breathe, give it a fresh look or at least get a trim.
3. You really like short hair.
If you have short hair then the key to keeping your look fresh is to cut it often. According to hair experts, the ideal time frame is “every 4 to 6 weeks” for a trim to maintain your look. If you don’t like to visit salons more often then think hard before cutting your hair super short.
You may not hear your hair but it does shout out for pampering sessions! Timely sessions at your salon not only keeps your hair happy, but it also gives you a break from your daily stress. Either way, who doesn’t like a good scalp massage?
4. Every day is a bad hair day.
We all have bad hair days and it’s hard to cope with them. What if those bad days surpass good ones? It could be a nightmare but you can get rid of this by simply taking that hair in for a cut.
5. Flat hair
Nobody likes flat hair — it’s bouncy, voluminous and healthy strands that everyone craves! If your hair has completely lost its volume then fix it with a cut.
6. There’s no shape at all.
When was the last time your hair was full of bounce and life? Don’t remember? If your strands fall flat and your natural curls are losing their tightness, it’s a sign to visit a salon right away to get a cut. It’s worth it to get a trim every 3 months to preserve the natural beauty of your hair.
7. Split ends
This one seems to be a cliché but it’s a fact that you can’t fix a split end. The only solution is to get a cut. In fact, a split end will keep on splitting up the hair shaft and you’ll have to cut off inches to fix it if you don’t get regular trims. Before it’s too late give your hair new life and get it cut.
8. It’s shiny, but only on top.
If you notice that your hair doesn’t appear as lustrous and shiny from the mid-shaft to the ends as it does on the top, then without a doubt the lower portion of your strands needs to be chopped off.
9. Hair loss is a struggle of yours.
It is commonly advised that cutting the hair can prevent hair loss. Without a doubt haircuts make the hair look thicker overall because the nearer the strands of hair are to the roots, the thicker they are. So if you want your hair to appear thicker and fuller, it’s best to get a shorter cut.
Celebration of a new life
If you get a new job, a relationship ends, or life gives you some tough times a fresh haircut can definitely breathe new life into your outlook. An expert once said, “getting a great haircut is often the best way to refresh your whole style and put a spring in your step.” It may seem like a small change but it can bring a big difference to your life.
In fact, this formula been tried and tested by celebs like Selena Gomez, Priyanka Chopra, Katy Perry, and many others. Take a look for yourself how much a haircut can bring a change in your persona.
Have you ever experienced any of these signs? How often do you cut your hair? Let us know what you think in the comments below!