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My new 'do'


For months, I've been contemplating cutting my long hair, and this afternoon on a whim, called my daughter's stylist to see if she had an opening today, and she did. I thought that I'd better hurry and go get it cut before I changed my mind. So I had three hours to flake out or come up with an idea. I stopped by Walgreen's magazine rack to look through the In Style, People, Hot Hair Trends, etc., looking for just the right celebrity to attempt to mimic. I saw Katie Holmes last night on TV and her haircut looked cute. Diane Keaton's did too, but heck, she's 62 years old. I called Paige and asked for her advice. She said to go short. I called Valerie and she agreed, and actually specifically referred to Katie's do. Then I called Julie and she said to go long, and have long flowing bangs on the sides and cut the layers a bit more, taking about an inch off the length. She thought my face might be too chubby (my words, not hers) to pull off the shorter look. Minutes before stepping into Lisa's salon, (Paige goes there too, by the way), I called Valerie again, and Valerie said to go for it. Don't be so conservative. So, this look is obviously the one I decided on, and I think I like it, for a change. The cost was half as much as my stylist who normally cuts it.

Comments

I really like it. I have seen so many cute short hair cut styles and it makes me want to go short. You go girl. Lovin' it.
Megs said…
WOW, I love it. It looks really really good. It is scary at first to cut it off, but I am glad you went for it. What does the back look like?
Lonna said…
Nice choice I too have been looking into the Katie Holmes look. But I drag my feet on stuff like that. I think that it looks so good on you. Don't you love that you got a great cut and didn't break the bank. Think of all the time, and hair product that you will save.
Kelly said…
I didn't really go for the Katie Holmes look, as she has bangs, but I did think she looks really darling with short hair.

Yes, Lonna, I'm already loving how much time, hair products, etc., this shorter style is going to take.
madison said…
Looks great, Aunt Kelly! I love it. My good friend Megan just cut her hair like that, too. What a coincidence!
I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the new do. I have been going for that look but it never looks that cute on me...
I LOVE IT!! I think you made such a great choice. I can't wait to see you in person today to tell you how much I love it. Thanks for calling me and asking my opinion. It made me feel special and important!! You look amazing.
Holly said…
Way cute Kelly!! And I don't think it makes your face look chubby at all. I worried about that too, especially with all my pregnancy weight, but I think your new do looks awesome. I used to go to Lisa also- I love her prices and I always thought she did a good job. Way to be brave!
Amanda said…
It looks fantastic! I'm sad I didn't have a chance to tell you in person today. That didn't stop me from admiring it from the back of the room though! I've been meaning to cut mine short sometime...
Bobbi said…
Your hair is darling! It is classy and flattering. Congratulations for being brave enough to try!
Heidi said…
I think it looks so good! Your hair was shorter when I was in your ward so that is what I am used to on you
Julie said…
Your hair looks fab!!!!! I don't think it makes your face look chubby at all. In fact, it defines your amazingly beautiful facial shape and Thompson dimples. Why I thought it would be the wrong thing for you is beyond me....
Sierra and Joe said…
I love it!! It looks great...I can't wait to see it in person as soon as I can get back up there.
Kellie said…
Love it. Especially all the layers in the back. You look FANTASTIC!!!
LaNan said…
You look smashing dahling! It makes you a lot younger.
~ Tina said…
I got mine cut again today. We are almost twins... just I have bangs in addition to the inverted "bob" type of cut. Until today, mine was even more extreme with the longer in front thing, but as it grew these past 6 weeks, I liked that less and less - so today I asked her to cut off my "tails"... it's still longer in front, but not as "Posh" - more Katie H.
Julie said…
LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!! It's a perfect style for you!
I think your hair looks great, Kelly! I'm excited to see it in person on Tuesday. So chic right now!
Maryanne said…
Cute hair Kelly! Love it :) I recently cut mine off. I'm still trying to get used to it and figure out how in the heck to fix it. I colored it too so it's quite a change for me. Change is good.....right?!

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