Have we all had a Mom that cut our hair into a “pixie” because it was the style and she was tired of combing the knots out of it? We have and we have shed many a tear over it.
MB’s brother had a bright idea when they were 4 and 5. He’d give her a sucker if she agreed to him cutting her hair. When she looked in the mirror, talk about tears! All her luxurious long curls, gone! We are sure most of you have had a similar experience.
Women and their hair are tightly entwined. So much of who we think we are ties into to our hair. And yet, someone else always tries to dictate what you should do with your hair. It’s personal! Let us decide what makes us feel good. And no more tying aging to hair style.
We are so glad that we are getting out of the thought process that when you get older, you cut your hair short. We really think that you should wear the hair that looks good on you at any age. If you have always had short hair and like it, then you should wear it that way. Same for long. In conversations with men we have learned that they don’t understand this phenomenon. They don’t think a woman has to cut her hair just because she is older, We like those men. We have always had long hair and until it thins out or, maybe we can’t raise our arms high enough to fix it, we’re staying with it. We can’t do a lot about the wrinkles, but, we can keep our hair long, our nails done oh, and our minds and bodies active! Come on four out of five ain’t bad!
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