With the arrival of summer, the temptation is very strong: short hair is practical, essential and really chic! This hairstyle has never really gone out of style from Audrey Hepburn’s short hair to Nicole Kidman’s last “head shot”.
Of course, finding the courage to say goodbye to reassuring long hair is not easy. Especially the difficulty in keeping a pixie cut at home is frightening, without having to run to the hairdresser every week or seem to have just come out of a blender.
Often the most drastic cuts are accompanied by great changes in life: our advice is not to act too impulsively and to weigh carefully the choice of your new hair look. Remember that hair grows slowly!
So girls, are you curious to find out how to keep a pixie cut even at home? Keep reading the post!
KEEP A PIXIE CUT AT HOME: FIRST, WHO GIVES THIS CUT?
Girls, arm yourself with a ruler because, to see if the pixie cut you dream of will give you, there are precise measurements to make!
According to the so-called 5.5 rule, in fact, if there are less than 5.5 centimetres from the lobe to the chin then your face is perfect for a short cut. If you exceed them, you should think about your decision better.
Let’s not forget the importance of shoulders, neck and jaw: very short hair highlights every defect of the face, so it is necessary that at least two of these elements are perfectly proportioned.
Even your build plays a fundamental role in the success of such a drastic cut, in fact, if minute women are always good, very high ones must have extremely harmonious features to be enhanced by this hairstyle.
Generally, short hair looks good on all face shapes, but, to enhance the pixie cut even without the help of a hairdresser, it is good to take into account your own.
The forms that will allow you to keep a pixie cut at home more easily are those of oval and heart-shaped faces. The right choice of the cut for the round faces is more difficult, which will have to opt for a tuft or a fringe that lengthens the features. Even for those with a long or square face, short hair is perfect but rigorously wavy.
WHAT ARE THE TRICKS TO HAVE HAIR ALWAYS AT THE TOP?
Short hair, contrary to popular belief, needs the same care as long hair: being a structured cut it is important to maintain a harmonious and well-groomed line.
Keep in mind that, the shorter the hair, the more the look will focus on the upper part of the head, so it is essential to keep the hair clean: therefore, frequent washing is allowed, preferably with a neutral or anti-residue shampoo that removes all traces of styling products.
TO THOROUGHLY CLEANSE THE SKIN, USE SPECIFIC OILS AND LOTIONS FOR THE SCALP!
To cleanse the skin in depth, however, you can opt for oils and lotions to be applied directly to the scalp. Attention to the formulation: cosmetics based on nourishing oils such as Argan have a moisturizing and anti-scaling action, while ingredients such as ginger and aromatic herbs purify and regulate the production of sebum from the fattest skins.
The styling is certainly the most delicate part of maintaining a pixie cut at home. Gels, waxes and volumizing foam are essential for a perfect DIY turn. Not only will it help you revive your cut, but it will also help regulate it!
Go ahead, then, to accessories such as clothes pegs and big circles that will give your hair a touch of glamour and super fashion. Short hair requires a lot of maintenance: help yourself with accessories to keep your pixie cut flawless while waiting for the appointment with your hairdresser!
GROWTH, WITH THE RIGHT TRICKS, WILL NO LONGER BE A NIGHTMARE!
Are you tired of your very short hair and want to make it grow again? With the right precautions, you won’t have to give up a perfect hairstyle waiting to regain the desired length. Attention, first of all, to drying because to insist too much on the fold leads to accentuate the undesired volumes given by the rebel locks.
During regrowth, you can use extra-large volumes if you have wavy hair and fix them with a cream to define the curls while they are still wet. On the contrary, the styling of smooth and fine hair will require drawn tips that give the hair a ton style. With the right fold, it will be easy to move harmoniously from a pixie cut to a medium-short cut to reach a bob.
Don’t underestimate the fundamental role of color, which is able to sculpt the cut, highlight the volumes and move any styling!