It happens to the best of us. We enter the salon with a certain look in mind, only to be disappointed with the finished result. While a bad haircut can be filed under "a living nightmare," there are actually solutions you can try to survive this beauty mess.
Play with eye-catching hair accessories.
Barrettes can clip in uneven layers and add a pretty flair to your 'do.
Parfois Under the Sea Hair Clip Set, P290, Glorietta
Experiment with different hairstyles.
While it may be tempting to just tie up your hair in a ponytail, this is actually the best time to play with braids and buns!
Add texture to your hair.
What you mostly hate about a botched cut is its shape. You can alter this by adding more texture with the help of sea salt spray. This adds crunch and sexy oomph to your otherwise blah 'do.
Toni & Guy Sea Salt Texturizing Spray, P990, Watsons
Take the heat.
Curl, straighten, or blow-dry your hair to make it look better. This step requires a bit of elbow grease, so only resort to it when you've got lots of time.
Philips Easy Natural Curler, P3,699, The SM Store
When it's really, really bad:
Can't wait for your hair to grow long? Wear clip-in extensions! Just make sure that its shade matches your current hair color.
Cover it with a hat.
If all else fails, put on a cute cap! Besides, it's uso and will only take you a second to do it.
Stradivarius Cap with Floral Embroidery, P795, Glorietta
Have another haircut.
Although you still might be stressed from your last salon visit, your messed-up chop can be repaired by a reputable stylist. And to avoid future hair drama, always show a picture of the actual cut that you want, and consider the fact that you've got a different hair texture and face shape from your peg. Most importantly, have an open line of communication with your stylist—doing so creates realistic expectations of your chosen haircut.
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