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How to make short choppy layers blend in more + look sleek? Watch

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    Long story short, I had a disastrous haircut and cryed my eyes out over it.
    Despite asking for a trim, I now have shoulder length hair, with the shortest layer being at my ears and the whole look is very choppy, rough and emo-like =|
    I have a family wedding on Tuesday, for which I was going to curl my hair to get a very feminine, romantic look but obv I can't do that now. My only option is to straighten it, but it looks too "punk rocker-ish" [my mum's words] because of the layers.
    How can I make it look more sleeker and smoother?
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    pics would help tbh...im sure is doesnt look as bad as you think
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    If you're really concerned about it being too choppy, the night before, wash and condition really well, then perhaps you could sleek your hair down with a light holding wax and flick it out a little at the ends.
    I'm thinking -

    http://dirty-sexy-money.screendig.co...-armstrong.jpg

    Although your hair probably isn't quite as short.
    Good luck
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    (Original post by Ayla Phoenix)
    If you're really concerned about it being too choppy, the night before, wash and condition really well, then perhaps you could sleek your hair down with a light holding wax and flick it out a little at the ends.
    I'm thinking -

    http://dirty-sexy-money.screendig.co...-armstrong.jpg

    Although your hair probably isn't quite as short.
    Good luck
    Yeah, my hair is not that short thankfully, but I may try the wax thing.


    Also, I asked her for a side fringe but she cut it WAY too short and the ends are choppy too! Is there any way to salvage the fringe? I wanted a side swept fringe, but its now too short for that, when I straighten it it looks too harsh. Maybe if I transferred my parting to the other side, I'd get the look I want?
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    I take it you didn't say at the time that it wasn't what you wanted? In which case they should have fixed it for free. You might be left with no other option then a salvage job by going to another salon and seeing what they can do with it.
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    (Original post by CullenLoverX)
    Yeah, my hair is not that short thankfully, but I may try the wax thing.


    Also, I asked her for a side fringe but she cut it WAY too short and the ends are choppy too! Is there any way to salvage the fringe? I wanted a side swept fringe, but its now too short for that, when I straighten it it looks too harsh. Maybe if I transferred my parting to the other side, I'd get the look I want?
    A salon did that exact same thing to me, once. Asked for a sweeping, gentle side fringe, got a choppy little scrap of a thing! I went straight over to my friend's house and got her to remedy the situation with her trusty hair scissors and make me a blunt fringe.

    For something less drastic, if you still want to go with curly hair, I'd suggest pin curling or rag curling your hair- it makes it a lot softer and might work well with the layers. Google it! There's lots of tutorials.
 
 
 
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