Cutting baby's hair... - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 05-27-2003, 11:54 PM - Thread Starter
 
BelCanto's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 493
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
...ok...so it is time. DD's (11 mo) bangs were hitting her eyes and I just thought it was time. So, I tried cutting them so they still looked "whispy" and adorable they way they looked since she was born.

Well, it wasn't working so I ended up just cutting bluntly in a straight line across the front. I so don't like the "bluntness" though! Even when I whisp they to the side, they still look like I cut them.

Anyone else have experience with this? How do you cut your baby's hair. Also, do you cut the sides? My MIL says I should cut over the ears. Wouldn't that look like a mullet? Besides, I love all those little curls.

What do you do?



Jennifer
BelCanto is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 2 Old 05-28-2003, 02:34 PM
 
Foobar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Beyond the last byte in the buffer
Posts: 1,944
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
To get some whispies, I will first do the blunt cut across. Then I will gather up her bangs and hold them perpendicular to the cut I just made. I let some of the hair fall out of my hold and gently cut some of the bangs, but not all. I may do this twice (if she holds still), and this gives a soft look.
Foobar is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off