Styling After A Bad Haircut

woman frustrated with hair

Ever get a bad haircut?  It’s ok, we’ve all been there a time or two in our lives.  The worst part of having a bad haircut is trying to actually style it until it grows out.  If you’re in that place, or just want to be prepared in case it happens again (knock on wood) we’ve come up with some great ways to style after a bad haircut.  Before you panic…they’re all super easy to achieve and will leave you hating your bad haircut less and working with what you’ve got until you can get it cut properly.

Accessorize Like A Queen
Hair accessories are a major life saver when it comes to styling after a bad haircut.  It doesn’t have to be complicated or intricate to style with accessories, either.  Even just twisting little sections of hair and pinning them back with bobby pins can be the difference you need to take a bad haircut and make the most of it.  Bobby pins, headbands, the list goes on.  The point is to have fun with accessories and play around with different ways of incorporating them into your hair to help you feel a little better about your haircut gone wrong.

Woman using a curling iron

Use Different Styling Tools
If you’re typically a flat iron girl, switch it up and go for the curling iron.  When you’re not in love with your haircut sometimes simply switching up the tools you use to style it can take you from loathing your cut to loving it!  It can really be as simple as changing the tools you use from straight to curly, or curly to straight.  Play around with the different hair styling tools we have access to, we all get stuck in a bit of a rut so honestly switching things up regardless can be a fun way to experiment.  You never know what you may end up liking!

Use Hair Care Products
When you’re coping with a bad haircut, it’s even more important that you make use of quality hair care products.  We get it, you’re not loving your hair so why would you want to spend more time and energy on it?  But the thing is, hair care products can help make your hair more manageable and easier to work with especially when it doesn’t seem to be doing what you want it to.  Of course, we do not mean that you should go apply every hair care product under the sun on your hair.  But we are suggesting that you invest in some quality hair care products that are specifically designed to work with your hair type.  They can work wonders, in fact, they’re MADE to work wonders.  So why not use them to your advantage here?

All in all, don’t forget to be patient.  We all deal with bad haircuts and truly it’s never as bad as you think it is.  Try to maintain your patience and work with what you have.  Experiment and try to have fun with it.

Do you have any tricks to styling after a bad haircut that you live by?

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