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#1 of 3 Old 02-10-2012, 10:01 AM - Thread Starter
 
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It's that time.  I've been putting it off and putting it off, but DS really needs a haircut.  The thing is that he has these gorgeous curls, in the back only.  The entire top layer is completely straight.  And I can't keep it out of his eyes.  At this point it's past his chin, but he won't leave a hair clip or a rubber band in it for long, if at all (depending on his mood). 

 

I really don't want to cut his curls, but the top layer needs cutting so he's not constantly brushing it out of his eyes.  I'm just at a loss as to how to do that without making it look like a mullet.  Anybody have any brilliant suggestions? 


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One of my boys was like that.  We just let it grow out, eventually it will get to the point where it is past his eyes.  I only cut my sons hair when it started getting caught in the clips of his overalls all the time.  I totally cried.smile.gif

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I had this problem with my son, I was in fear of getting a 'long' hair trim, as too many times they made him look like some dutchboy/romulan/bowl cut hybrid. Yikes! Def. bring a picture! I brought him into my salon.

 

Layer the straight parts. My son has long straight hair, and when I layered it, it got a lovely wave. We keep it a little messy/beachy and people always seem to love it. His hair is way past his eyes, he just brushes it aside. I would say, trim the back to meet a bit, layer the top.

 

Sorta like this;

 

http://store.americanapparel.net/5250.html

 

I know this kid is older and has a ridiculous expression!

 


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