Getting Volume Out Of Your Pixie Cut

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Getting used to short hair takes some practice and figuring out how to make it do what you want takes even more practice.¬† ūüôā¬† Getting your pixie to stand out and be fun and bouncy is always a top priority when you have short hair after chemo (or any time!).¬† If you haven’t seen it already, check out Sarah Bryant’s youtube and Instagram.¬† Her hair is awesome and her hair tutorials are really easy to follow.¬† (Her make up tutorials are fun too!)¬† When I go and get my hair cut, I bring a picture of her hair along with me.

This video shows how she gets her pixie super voluminous (and also shows how to afix a graduation cap as a random bonus).  Try it out!  Let us know how you like to style your pixie as your hair is growing back in!

Sleek Bun on Short Hair Tutorial

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Another day, another awesome tutorial for short hair!  Tondie makes this transformation look super easy and the transformation to a long hair bun is beautiful!  She has an entire youtube channel with great videos of both hair and makeup tutorials!

Do you have any favorite tutorials for hair or makeup?  Any favorite youtube channels?  Let us know!

Faux Hawk Pixie Tutorial

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I’ve always found that hair tutorial videos are just what I need to get out of my short hair funk…or my ‘goodness gracious what the heck do I do with this short hair’ kind of funk too! ¬†For this exact reason, I absolutely love this faux hawk pixie tutorial from Sarah Louwho. ¬†In fact, all of the videos this lovely lady does are awesome whether they are hair or makeup related. ¬†Sooo, if you need any short hair tutorials, definitely check out her youtube page!

Psst…she’s on instagram too!

Flashback #16: Styling Pixie Cut Hair

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To celebrate our 2-year anniversary of being a nonprofit, Lacuna Loft is bringing back our top 31 articles from our archives! ¬†This is Flashback #16: Styling Pixie Cut Hair, written by Mallory. These 31 articles are the best of the best and we’re very happy to share them with you again! ¬†The countdown continues next week!

….My sister-in-law is getting married this weekend! ¬†With my short hair, I was worried that my options for wedding worthy style were limited‚Ķboy was I wrong! ¬†There are SO MANY different ways to style pixies and quite a few video tutorials to help you along the way. ¬†Whether short hair is your jam, or you‚Äôre growing your hair out after chemo treatments‚Ķyou definitely have more than a few ways to style your pixie¬†cut!‚Ķ

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Read the rest of the article here!

4 Ways To Style A Pixie Cut

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Growing your hair out after chemo can be a painful process. The hardest part, is having to relearn your hair at each length and figure out what products to use and what styles to attempt. As I approach the 1 year mark, my hair is finally long enough to purposely style my hair instead of simply smoothing or scrunching it into submission.

I had wavy hair before chemo and after chemo, I was blessed with the¬†infamous ‚Äúchemo curls‚ÄĚ. I absolutely loved my chemo curls. Styling was easy with¬†my favorite¬†curl cream. Occasionally, I would go in with my mini straightener to shape a few pieces, but mostly I would wake up and go.¬†Eight¬†months after¬†chemo, my hair started to boast some serious length, and my curls began to disappear. Now, when I wake up my hair is a MESS and I actually have to put effort into styling my hair.

Since I have never had short hair before, I have been forced to spend time learning about this length. I have watched endless Youtube videos, read millions of product reviews and experimented with countless tools and products. As I get the hang of certain styles, I want to share them with you for inspiration. For this post, I have documented 4 different styles you can easily create with pixie length hair and I have included tutorials for how to create these looks.

Structured Waves

Products Used (Shower Cap, Living Proof Dry Shampoo, Wire Bristle Brush, Redken Wax Blast 10, MHD Mini Straightener, Bumble and Bumble SemiSumo, Umberto Shine Spray, Dove Argan Oil)

Hair Accessories

2Stock up on cute headbands, head wraps and clips. Go for something with feminine details to elevate the look and move away from the casual workout look. Hair accessories can be used to create a quick, easy and polished look. Nordstrom and Amazon have some great options: Jeweled headband, Colorful head wrap, Pearl headband, Crystal Embellished headband, Bow headband.

Faux Hawk

Products Used (Living Proof Dry Shampoo, Wire Bristle Brush, MHD Mini Straightener, Bumble and Bumble SemiSumo, Umberto Shine Spray)

Retro Curls

Products Used: foam rollers, brush rollers, pin curl clips, styling brush, MHD Mini Straightener & Umberto Shine Spray

Give these pixie styles a try and tag me on Instagram to show me your results #mycancerchic.

Happy Styling!

Originally published on mycancerchic.com.

Styling Pixie Cut Hair

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My sister-in-law is getting married this weekend! ¬†With my short hair, I was worried that my options for wedding worthy style were limited…boy was I wrong! ¬†There are SO MANY different ways to style pixies and quite a few video tutorials to help you along the way. ¬†Whether short hair is your jam, or you’re growing your hair out after chemo treatments…you definitely have more than a few ways to style your pixie¬†cut!

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Have you tried any of these for styling pixie cut hair?  How do you think I style my pixie cut for the wedding?

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P.S. ¬†This was my first try… ¬†ūüôā

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