Your question: Should I cut my hair short or keep it long?

If it’s less than 5.5 centimeters (roughly 2.25 inches), short hair is go. If not, you should consider sticking to a longer length.

Is it healthier to keep hair long or short?

Short hair is healthier than long hair. Short hair shows off the hair closest to your roots, which is new and healthy, whereas longer strands of hair have been exposed to the elements, hair straighteners, blow-dryers and everyday wear and tear. The shorter your hair, the healthier it is.

Should you cut your hair if you want it long?

Sharper styles tend to grow out better, meaning you can wait a little longer for a trim. If you want to keep your hair at the same length, get it cut every 6 to 8 weeks. But if you want to grow it a little longer, cut it every 8 to 12 weeks.

Is it good to cut your hair short?

Shorter hair feels as though you are ‘styled’ and ready to go. This is because it doesn’t need much done to make it look good, whereas with long hair you spend a long time with the tongs or a hairdryer. What is true is that short hair is more high maintenance when it comes to trips to the salon.

What happens if you never cut your hair?

Getting your hair cut regularly will help keep it healthy. If you never cut your hair, it probably still wouldn’t grow to a point where you would be walking on it. That’s because each individual hair grows an average of six inches per year, and stops growing and is shed within two to six years.

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Does short hair make you look older?

Though a little volume can go a long way when it comes to making you look younger, opting for a short, spiky cut won’t do you any favors—in fact, it can make you look far older than you actually are.

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