There are a million reasons to chop off your long locks. Not only can going short make you look younger, but it’s super manageable and easy to style, plus short hair is trending hard RN. Whatever your reason is, the point is that you have decided to take the plunge and are getting your hair cut short.

But if you are having second thoughts or simply aren’t sure if it will look as good on you as it did on Priyanka Chopra, we are here to help you out. Here is everything you need to know before going in for a chop, so you don’t have any regrets later on.

 

01. Give some thought to your hair texture

01. Give some thought to your hair texture

First and foremost, the success of your short haircut depends on the hair texture you are blessed with. If you have naturally curly and super thick hair, get a standard bob to make those curls stand out and if you have straight hair, a textured cut will add weight to your mane.

 

02. Decide the length beforehand

02. Decide the length beforehand

Is it a pixie, bob or shoulder-length haircut that you want? Do thorough research before going in for a haircut. Predecide on how short you want your hair length to be and instruct the hairstylist accordingly.

 

03. Take a reference image with you

03. Take a reference image with you

 

Timing is the key

Timing is the key

Summer and spring are the perfect time to chop off your tresses. If you have a wedding coming up, it’s best to hold off since you’d have a difficult time styling your 12-inch tresses.

 

05. It is not permanent

05. It is not permanent

The most important thing to know before going in for a short haircut is that it’s not permanent and that your hair is going to grow out soon. So, (god forbid) even if you go wrong with your haircut or simply don’t like it, know that it won’t last forever.