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I Cut My Hair Myself

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    I do not have a treat deal of hair but for the last 17 years I have not been near a barber. The cost of getting one's hair cut has gone up and up and I resent it. I shave round...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 2 Responses Feb 23

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    Yes - I am growing my hair and therefore don't need some hairdresser charging me £45 to chop off five inches when I asked for two. Nor do I need someone to unnecessarily...
    newmurderer newmurderer 70+ May 17, 2010

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    My Own Hair. - My experiences with hairdressers haven't been that great. Apparently saying "just a trim" means "cut half of it off"; of this I was not aware. I...
    anabasis anabasis 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2009

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    Who Knows What You Want Better Then Yourself - Since I was 13 I haven't trusted anyone enough to touch my hair with scissors. If someone wants to dye it or mess with it I'll gladly...
    crossbonesandstars crossbonesandstars 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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    Hair Fetishist Looking For Same - Hi, I am looking for women in Texas or close by that are into hair. Please email me if your interested.
    htowncutter htowncutter 26-30, M May 21, 2013

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    Bad Idea If In the Wrong Mood - I will trim my banges but not cut the rest of my hair.or color it by myself. I have had to many bad experiences. One time it turnds sea weed green...
    crazygal47 crazygal47 46-50, F Mar 31, 2009

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    Used To All The Time - Back in high school, I always wore my hair really long with bangs.  Well, hair grows, and while I always appreciated the additional length in most of it...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3, 2011

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    I Decided To Give It A Try - I really hate going to hair saloons. They usually tell me that my hair is damaged, (and certainly I dont consider so) I suppose they want me to buy...
    Calipri Calipri 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 12, 2012

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    Haircut Off - Hi, I am a 21 year old woman looking for a man to cut my long mid back lengh hair short.I want an at home hair cut, and i want the style to be a surprise. I want it...
    Rachelandryland1031 Rachelandryland1031 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 25, 2011

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    I Usually Do Fairly Well - but the last one i gave myself was a complete disaster. basically what happened was this: i was totally pissed off at life, i was home alone, and i...
    possibly possibly 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    Haircut Off - Hi, I am a 21 year old woman looking for a man to cut my long mid back lengh hair short.I want an at home hair cut, and i want the style to be a surprise. I want it...
    Rachelandryland1031 Rachelandryland1031 22-25, F Oct 25, 2011

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    Fringe - i have always cut my fringe myself as i dont trust anyone to come near it at all. and ive recently got into the habit of cutting all of my hair myself due to a string of...
    natnat1988 natnat1988 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2009

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    Parts of It... - Today I cut myself some bangs.. I hope that counts :P
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 3, 2008

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    A Professional Hair Cut For Me Is A Waste Of $$$ - A hair cut for me is to take a set of clippers with the absolute smallest guard that I can find and just clip it all away. I...
    GeorgeGlass GeorgeGlass 31-35, M Jul 18, 2011

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    Last Night. - not usually. but i did last night. no reason. well there's reason, but i'd rather not go into it as of yet.  
    gypsysoul gypsysoul 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    Once - I cut my hair once, and learned why my hairstylist gets paid the big bucks to do it.  I messed up my hair so bad that she had to cut it short. Not only did I cut it...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 12, 2009

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    Picture Day -  I cut it and it was awful. I was in 1st grade at the time. I thought it would be a great idea to cut off my lovely locks. I had to go in for an emergency hair...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2, 2008

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    My Hair Gets Annoying.. - I don't cut my hair all at once. I kinda just snip off annoying pieces so it always stays at a good length. It isn't that i don't trust hair dressers or...
    battlefighter battlefighter 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    And I Think I Did a Decent Danged Job - I think it looks sexy, but that's just me.  :) Mapleman, if you look at this, teach me how to put pictures in my story like you...
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 11 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    I love cutting my own hair-- well, buzzing it off with clippers. It's a unique sensation gliding my scalp with a growling, vibrating, hair-hungry machine. It feeds and my head...
    avessel avessel 22-25 1 Response Jan 1

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    Snip Snip - It didn't take alot of courage to do it, just bordom. I was sitting on my couch watching tv then all of a sudden i got really restless. I couldn't go outside. Bad...
    TattooBlitz TattooBlitz 18-21, F Apr 28, 2008

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    I Cut Everyones Hair Not Just My Own - ive cut my hair all my life ever since my grandma cut it and messed it up lol
    justjessica justjessica 18-21, F Jul 16, 2008

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    ALL By Myslef - well i started cutting my own hair about three years ago then for the longest time i wopuldn't cut it then i got a trim by a hairdresser didnt cut it for a whil...
    craziione18 craziione18 16-18, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2008

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    I Used to - And it was always really short, because once I started cutting I didn't stop till there were nothing left! But the feeling was divine, I am really tempted to do it...
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    Always Have, Always Will. -  I think everyone cuts their own hair - or at least everyone that I know. Personally, I don't trust anyone besides myself to...
    M0RGUE M0RGUE 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 10, 2009

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    I'm a Wild One - Most of the time my hair is cut it's by me.  Granted I got a good trim last night from one of my best friends.  When I do it I usually take a razor and...
    BlasphemousAngel BlasphemousAngel 31-35, M 3 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Cause I'm That Sharp. - I always used to give myself bangs when I was a kid. I think it might have been a stress relief, when I would get over whelmed I would cut little chunks...
    LakeShore LakeShore 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 11, 2008

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    I Don't Trust People With My Hair. - At all.  People see my hair and they think, Ooh!  Play time!  Haha, I do not think so! I cut my own hair because I only...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 6 Responses May 21, 2009

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    Why Not? - I watched a few instructional videos on how to do a layer hair cut. I figured, what the hell... I never like the way that professional stylists cut my hair so I decided...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2013

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    All the Time - i cut my hair myself all the time, or i did, im growing it at the minuet so am not cutting,. but i used to get fed up with it being long, and wasnt going to pay to...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Not Any More! - I was in my  teens, without much money. A small ad advertised a device which was very simple: a kind of comb, coupled with an old fashioned razor blade. With...
    sichtbar sichtbar 46-50 2 Responses May 18, 2010

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    To Be Unique - I once cut my hair so I would look unique. It was on a whim. A socialite friend, whether ridicule or honest comment I don't know, said that it looked nice. I...
    10ft 10ft 18-21, F Mar 31, 2009

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    Just a Trim - I 've only been to a hairdresser once and I didn't like the way he cut my hair so I cut it myself. Most of the time I trim off the dead ends but there have been a few...
    nicoleal20 nicoleal20 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2008

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    Haircut Fetish - I am a 21 year old women with a haircut fetish. I have been looking for the "right" man between the ages of 18 and 35 that lives in the USA to cut off my long hair...
    Rachelandryland1031 Rachelandryland1031 22-25, F Jun 13, 2012

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    OMG! I Can't Believe I Actually Did It! - I have to say it was one of the most freeing experiences of my life I needed to get it cut for a job interview and due to both my...
    ashendo1 ashendo1 16-17 2 Responses Apr 1, 2008

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    Scissors, Newspaper, Stoned - I've done it with a handheld shearing device; that wasn't too bad because I could manage to keep it a similar length, but the worst was when I went...
    CrookedMan CrookedMan 46-50 Jun 6, 2011

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    hairadviceandsuggestions hairadviceandsuggestions 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    just got a new hair cut...I look stupid beyond belief I now have the dumbest bowl cut hair ever and I hate it its awful it makes me look worse than i already did
    greenteajello greenteajello 13-15, F Mar 30

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    My hair is naturally curly with Shirley Temple ringlets and it is parted naturally to the right side. It also changes naturally with the air and weather. Sometimes it can be...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    Warning! Rant about my stupid bowl hairstyle. Read on if you're curious as to why I am annoyed by it. If not, scroll or click away. Had it since I was a kid and mum still wouldn't...
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Mar 25

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    I had just taken a shower and as I sat on the floor over a black towel putting a hair mask on, I prepared my leg. Cutting is as much a part of my beauty treatment as makeup and...
    Shhush Shhush 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I just went to the hairdressers because my hair was a total mess, I had 2 huge knots, like seriously they were huge ball of knots and when I went to the hairdresser and asked her...
    silentgirl1234 silentgirl1234 13-15, F 11 Responses Mar 28

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    I had an idea for a story, so I went to the library for some books to study. I go to the library a lot, so I knew the place pretty well. As I walked in, I asked the desk lady, Mrs...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 20

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    It It Quite Simple Really part 2 I combed her bangs straight down and cut them blunt just above her eyebrows. She looks at me and asks, "Are you done?" "Done? I'm just getting...
    TemplarKnight2 TemplarKnight2 56-60, M 12 hrs ago

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    Hello guys! I've been a licensed and active hairdresser for 6 1/2 years now. I've recently moved back home from Alabama and I'm looking to rebuild a clientele the fastest way...
    destinyisfate destinyisfate 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    People always tell that hair is your crown. Especially for girls. As for me, honestly I don't really care about my hair. Well it's always medium long and wavy. I keep it clean (of...
    HikoukiGumo HikoukiGumo 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My hair is finally 3/4 of the way to my lower back. I haven't gotten it cut in almost two years. Since it's taken me soooo long, I'm afraid to get it cut. I'm scared the stylist...
    majesticmaddy majesticmaddy 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I first went natural about four years ago, right at the beginning of the natural hair "trend." It was actually my non black boyfriend's idea, not mine.Surprise. So when he brought...
    Sistahsky Sistahsky 31-35, F 19 hrs ago

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    I used to have long hair but ya know me being a Tomboy and all I wanted short hair. Don't judge me. Just expressing myself cause "normal" is boring.
    TwdFireflyy TwdFireflyy 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    ive had short hair..but i always change style cuz i get bored of it easily!! :) um...so i cut my hair recently ... and its the shortest its ever been!! ^-^ my parents dont mind but...
    InsaneNefelibata InsaneNefelibata 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 23

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    Today, after more then two months i have gone for hair-cut. I like long hair but my mom did not. So i cut that and shaved. And shaved my underarm and privat part. Its goods in...
    anantkrar anantkrar 22-25, M Mar 28

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    Well this is some long introduction of me or things about me. So let's start :-) Im Mj an asian girl who have seen many bad things in life. I have done so many mistakes in my life...
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

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