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From Long to Short: Tips for Trying a New Style

Going from long hair to short hair can be a big leap, but the good news is it’s often easier and faster to style. Whether you like to try new things or you’re just tired of the same old cut, there are a couple of things to consider before changing up your look—like how long does it take to blow-dry or curl your new style? Is your hair the right texture/thickness for the style? Do you still need to throw it up in a ponytail in a pinch? Knowing what to expect from your new cut can definitely help the decision making process.


If you like a wash-and-go kind of style, then a pixie cut would totally rock your world. You only need a small amount of DESIGNLINE Mineral Salt Texture Paste to twist and separate this style.


If you have minimal time in the morning, say, 10-15 minutes, look for styles like the long bob which work great on all types of hair and can be fully blowdried. (Don't forget to use a thermal protectant, like Kenra Platinum Blow Dry Mist, if you're going to blowdry often.) As a bonus, it’s still long enough to put in a ponytail.


If you have 15-20 minutes to style and you like a more edgy look, you'd probably be a great candidate for the angled bob. This look can be cut smooth, and then flat ironed. Use DESIGNLINE Get It Pressed Flat Iron Spray for great results. Or try it razor cut and scrunched with a clay product, like Sexy Hair Style Sexy Hair Spray Clay, to create a lived-in look.


No matter the type of new, shorter style you choose, your Signature Style stylist can help you find the one that's right for you. Stop in at a salon near you today.

Short hairstyle
Take some drying time out of your morning routine with a shorter style.
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