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Does anyone know how long it takes for hair to grow as my hairdresser cut my hair so short I am afraid too go out? Thanks a lot
 

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On average it's about a half-inch to one inch per month. If you find another hairdresser, I'm sure they can do something with what you have left.
 

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I would say about 1 inch at the longest.
Oh my that is short. How long was it before? Did you notice it was too short as the hairdresser was cutting it? I hope she didn't charge you.
 

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I would say on average it is about an inch give or take a month, but every person is different. I've heard hair grows the fastest while your sleeping. Once your hair gets a little longer you can always add extensions!
 

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Oh wow.. this is a really old thread ! lol I'm sure your hair has had plenty of time to grow out and not make you feel like a freak in public. Oh trust me, I know. I went thru this a little over two months back.

It was the same scenario.. A hairdresser who just started whacking and talking to other customers, not giving me the chance to protest till the damage was done. Even then, I had no IDEA how SHORT she cut my hair along the sides ( layers of the awful kind that made not sense!) .

Of course, if this EVER happens again, trust me I will find my voice and literally stand up to stop someone. Of course, I will also be sure and state very plainly , although I THOUGHT I did what I wanted before hand. No more ... no more.. I am still bitter LOL


Good news though.. my hair has probably grown closer to the two inch mark in two months if not a bit more. But I was proactive from the start. I started taking the vitamins that help hair, plus I had a real surplus of lumigan ordered from alldaychemist that I have started using along the top of my hair where it's shortest. ( Yea, they cut mine within an inch or two in places.. crazy!!!!!) .

I had fairly long ( bra strap length hair) that I had to go back to my normal hair stylist and she had to chop off the back and layer a bit more to balance out the short hair on top. Even then I looked like an absolute freak for the last two months and trust me, when I have people asking "what in the world happened to your hair, it's SO short".. well I know it's screwed . LOL

Normally people have made no comments on my hair over the past years other than how healthy/nice it looks. It was a huge blow to my self esteem, but I'm learning this too shall pass. By the end of summer /fall it should be in the normal range with more possibilities of styling. Add to it my hair has become wiry/curly in texture since hormonal changes of perimenopause and it's like I'm dealing with a new head of hair.


No more short hair for me I tell you.!!

BUT to the point of this post, which I was going to post about anyway. I am using the lumigan. I know it hasn't been tested for scalp use. I figure if it's fairly safe for eyes and that delicate membrane area I'm trying it on my scalp. I've been using it two weeks and my growth has already accelerated. Yes it's an expensive thing, I think I paid 12 bucks for the bottles at ADC, but I had around ten. lol

I will sacrifice these to get my hair back to normal then I will cut back gradually. Not stop suddenly so as not to introduce another drastic change to my scalp immediately. I am also walking more, turning my head upside down for blood flow and anything else I can think of . LOL

Anyone else ever tried the lumigan? Just curious.. I'm going to continue anyway, I'm hardheaded when it comes to stuff like this... but clearly I'm not the only one who thought of it. I googled and came up with this as well as others asking, but not really anyone with results. I'll post my results as I move into the more critical 6 - 16 week phase. :)
 

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Oh wow.. this is a really old thread ! lol I'm sure your hair has had plenty of time to grow out and not make you feel like a freak in public. Oh trust me, I know. I went thru this a little over two months back.

It was the same scenario.. A hairdresser who just started whacking and talking to other customers, not giving me the chance to protest till the damage was done. Even then, I had no IDEA how SHORT she cut my hair along the sides ( layers of the awful kind that made not sense!) .

Of course, if this EVER happens again, trust me I will find my voice and literally stand up to stop someone. Of course, I will also be sure and state very plainly , although I THOUGHT I did what I wanted before hand. No more ... no more.. I am still bitter LOL


Good news though.. my hair has probably grown closer to the two inch mark in two months if not a bit more. But I was proactive from the start. I started taking the vitamins that help hair, plus I had a real surplus of lumigan ordered from alldaychemist that I have started using along the top of my hair where it's shortest. ( Yea, they cut mine within an inch or two in places.. crazy!!!!!) .

I had fairly long ( bra strap length hair) that I had to go back to my normal hair stylist and she had to chop off the back and layer a bit more to balance out the short hair on top. Even then I looked like an absolute freak for the last two months and trust me, when I have people asking "what in the world happened to your hair, it's SO short".. well I know it's screwed . LOL

Normally people have made no comments on my hair over the past years other than how healthy/nice it looks. It was a huge blow to my self esteem, but I'm learning this too shall pass. By the end of summer /fall it should be in the normal range with more possibilities of styling. Add to it my hair has become wiry/curly in texture since hormonal changes of perimenopause and it's like I'm dealing with a new head of hair.


No more short hair for me I tell you.!!

BUT to the point of this post, which I was going to post about anyway. I am using the lumigan. I know it hasn't been tested for scalp use. I figure if it's fairly safe for eyes and that delicate membrane area I'm trying it on my scalp. I've been using it two weeks and my growth has already accelerated. Yes it's an expensive thing, I think I paid 12 bucks for the bottles at ADC, but I had around ten. lol

I will sacrifice these to get my hair back to normal then I will cut back gradually. Not stop suddenly so as not to introduce another drastic change to my scalp immediately. I am also walking more, turning my head upside down for blood flow and anything else I can think of . LOL

Anyone else ever tried the lumigan? Just curious.. I'm going to continue anyway, I'm hardheaded when it comes to stuff like this... but clearly I'm not the only one who thought of it. I googled and came up with this as well as others asking, but not really anyone with results. I'll post my results as I move into the more critical 6 - 16 week phase. :)
Cool! Let us know if it works!
I HATE BEAUTICIANS!!! I'm about ready to go to beautician school just so I can learn to cut and color hair so I can do my own!! Crazy! I am so sick of paying way too much $$$$$ and either having a bad haircut and great color or great color and bad cut!!
 

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It IS working. Most definately. I started around 3 - 4 weeks ago. Some nights I forgot, though since I noticed growth increase (length) this week, I'm remembering to apply every night. In fact, I'm ordering up a ton of it to get me past this really, really awful from h*ll haircut a different stylist butchered me with.

Not only am I noticing it, but my nephew saw me last week and this week and said 'wow you hair has grown a lot in a week"

So that's proof I'm not imagining it. My husband also commented on it, but I didn't share my secret with him ha ha ;-)
 

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Cool! Let us know if it works!
I HATE BEAUTICIANS!!! I'm about ready to go to beautician school just so I can learn to cut and color hair so I can do my own!! Crazy! I am so sick of paying way too much $$$$$ and either having a bad haircut and great color or great color and bad cut!!
You know, I'm thinking of doing this too! Not going to Flamingo Beauty School, but looking at YT vids and doing it myself.
How To Cut Your Own Hair: Scissors, Shears, & Hairstyling
There are tons of them.

The coloring I have to leave to someone else tho..been there with the bad DIY color jobs!!



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PS. there should be some way to stop hairstylists who do this!! Like bringing Assault and Battery charges or suing for Alienation of Affection when your DH won't even look at you without laughing!! It's no laughing matter when all your hard work at taking care of your hair ends up on the floor from some @ss not paying attention to what they are doing/chatting with other ppl in the room or just being egotistical. BRING PICTURES OF WHAT YOU WANT folks!!! That way there can be no misunderstanding. Show just where you want the hair to fall. Mention that you will grab their hands if they do a chop job!!!

And actually here is a post from a (self-stated) lawyer on a hair forum re: suing for damages for a bad hair experience:

HairTalkâ„¢ @ HairBoutique.com: Suing the stylist, how to do it?



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I had to chime in on this one. First of all, as the article Fawnie posted mentioned, it is expensive to sue for any type of damage to your hair. Here is my disclaimer that I am not offering legal advice to anyone on the forum, just speaking in generalities.

You stand a better chance of collecting from some type of chemical service (color, perm) or weave gone awry than for a simple haircut. It would have to be some really BAD haircut, to the level people would almost point and say, " boy look at that crazy haircut!" Second, a professional hairdresser as a witness is very helpful to your case.

Also, remember the hairdresser chair is not the place to zone out. Don't do it. Unless your hairdresser has done your hair hundreds of times without a mistake, forego the wine or any other mood altering substances while you're in the chair. Don't read a mag or talk on the cell phone.Watch what is going on! That way, if a short chop is made in your hair you will see it and can say, "Hey, I didn't want it that short!" You have to catch the first chop so it can be saved.
I learned that lesson the hard way, when my best friend and hairdresser shaved the back of my head and I didn't realize how short it was until it was too late!

Fawnie is right about bringing pictures when you want to get a new cut. Show the hairdresser what is expected. If you bring in a photo of Mariah Carey and come out like Drew Carey, then you have a better case- hang onto that photo, girls.

Finally, if you have a lot of damage from chemical treatment, or split ends, your hairdresser is probably going to cut them off. That might mean hair a lot shorter than you wanted, but sometimes it is necessary to "clean it up". Be sure to point to a place (ear, shoulder, etc.) to show them how short you want it.

IMO an inch is a mighty short haircut. but it will grow out fresh and healthy. Remember these simple rules so you don't get "whacked".

If you do get scalped, get on the biotin. I use my Buried Treasure and it has made my hair grow back in. I showed DH my new growth and he has started taking it, too.
Good luck Margie!
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Yes, ask "why are you taking out that buzz cutter?" before it hits your head!

That first bottle of wine should've been the clue for me. LOL

DON'T DO THESE IN THE HAIRDRESSER'S CHAIR, and you will get a better haircut there!




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the average amount of hair growth experienced in one year is around 6 inches. That translates to 1/2 an inch per month. Genetics, overall health, nutrition and other factors can influence the speed at which an individual's hair grows....to maximize the potential of hair growth, do oil massage on your scalp...try using olive oil or coconut oil...EXTRA VIRGIN for both
 

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I wouldn't allow a beautician to touch me ... not DARE TO touch me ... my hair is down around my waist and I am 5'10" tall ... I simply wear it pulled back ... gosh, you guys are all so beautiful ... why do you cut your hair, I don't get it ... simply let it grow ... wear it braided ... wear in in a pony tail ... wear it down and flowing ... use lots of coconut oil for conditioning ... if it is curly ... all the better ... if it is straight ... YES!!! Guys love long hair ... go for it!! I wouldn't cut my hair for anything ... it is so so so easy ...

If you do cut your hair by mistake ... there are always extensions until it grows out I suppose ...

I wash my hair ... pull it back in a pony tail or two braids or just wear it down ... throw on a base ball cap or wonderul wide-brimmed hat and look so fab ... during the evenings, simply pull it back straight off your wonderful face and allow your skin to glow ... come on ... it is so much fun ...show off your beauty ... I can never figure out why so many women go for this short styled hair ... it looks just that ... short and styled and plastic ...

My three cents for the day ...

Libra with Love
 
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