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Jessica asks:
I have always had light blonde highlights and over the past few months have also had a base break so my roots are lighter. My hair is naturally curly and just below my shoulders. The last time I got my hair done she cut and coloured it. My stylist put some shorter layers in it as that is what I requested. She styled it straight and then used a thinning shear all over. I donít have really thick hair at all and was upset she used it. Now it feels a lot thinner and I feel like my curl is not as defined as it was. How long does it take for your hair to recover after a stylist uses the thinning shears? Does it damage your hair? How can I fix the damage? I should have asked her why she was doing that but I assumed she knew what she was doing. She knows I have curly hair and usually I wear it curly... So Iím not sure why she did that!

Gary SunderlandAnswered By:
Gary Sunderland
There is good and bad in every profession and I think you have just experienced the later. NOT TO WORRY. I would not EVER recommend using thinners for someone who styles their hair curly. This definitely reduces the curl result and definition. The stylist probably thinned the ends to remove the cutting lines that were visible after having your layered when dried straight. ...More >

I would recommend having a weave cut. By this I actually mean sections of your hair been taken as if to colour it when having weave highlights. Then each of the "weave" pieces in each section are cut at different lengths with scissors. This will thicken your thinned ends that have been put in previously.

It is really difficult and I can understand your frustration but when you have long curly hair the last think you want is normal layers introducing or your ends thinned.

The weave cut will help remedy some of your problem depending how far up your hair they went while thinning.

Lizzy asks:
My hair is quite fine and is very flyaway, is a light brown and goes down to just past my shoulders. Iím bored with the style and I want to do something with it. My face is quite long and I was thinking of getting a brick fringe but I donít think I have enough hair to do that. I donít know what else to do with my hair because itís so puffy and light. Please help give me an idea on what to do!

Darren MessiasAnswered By:
Darren Messias
I would suggest a couple of options here. Firstly a fringe would work really well and possibly some layering/framing around the face would give your hair the appearance of being thicker.

Secondly you could consider going lighter with the colour as the colour product itself tends to make the hair feel slightly thicker.

Alexandra asks:
I have very fine, naturally blonde long hair, which is thin especially on top. Iíve had this style for most of my life and would love to have an elfin short hairstyle. I have good bone structure but Iím not sure that my hair is thick enough on top to have it real short. I also want a small fringe but not sure what style of fringe, as I havenít had a fringe for about 20 years and worried that it may annoy me as my hair is so fine. Is a short hairstyle the best style for me?

Lee StaffordAnswered By:
Lee Stafford
An elfin crop would be a drastic change from your long style, so it is best to be certain itís the right cut for you before you go ahead with it.

You can get an idea of what your new haircut would look like by tying your hair back into a tight pony-tail and standing sideways to a mirror. Hold a smaller compact mirror in front of you and adjust so you can see your side profile. This will give you a clear view of what size and shape your head is. ...More >

Remember, a hairdresser can tell you a haircut will look great, but youíre the one who will have to live with it, so use your own judgement to decide whether you would suit this particular style.

The elfin crop looks better on those with fine hair and good bone structure - so you sound like the perfect candidate. Thick hair is just too unruly and can stand up in tufts when short.

If you have a high forehead, I would suggest you get a long, sexy fringe cut in as this will provide a bit of camouflage and balance out your face. This is also my favourite take on the crop! If youíre feeling really brave go for an asymmetric cut and make yourself stand out.

The best way to style a crop is to wash your hair with my Poker Straight Shampoo and Conditioner, followed by Poker Straight Glistening Balm when it is still damp. Blow dry using a paddle brush, then spritz on some Poker Straight Flat Iron Protection Mist before straightening to protect your barnet.

Straighten the ends of the hair, then mess it all up with As Ruff as You Like, working vigorously through the whole of your hair. Tip: Donít use a mirror to do this - you want your hair to be a bit messy looking. Only look in the mirror to tweak a few strays into place.

This is a fun haircut, so have fun styling it!

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