5 Ways to Switch Up Your Haircut

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Always getting the same haircut or always styling your hair the same way can become boring. After all, there are almost countless ways that hair can be cut, styled, or transformed. The possibilities really are endless.

Even if you don’t like the results, your hair always grows back, and you can start again! Whether you decide to dye your hair a crazy color, experiment with braids, or even shave your head, you’ll be glad you tried it! Below, we’ll look at five fun and unique looks you could try.

1. Try Locs

If you’re looking for a gorgeous new style that carries strong cultural significance, crocheting locs have long been a way to pass down culture through the generations. These protective hairstyles can be shaped into almost anything and come in a wide variety of styles.

You can learn how to crochet dreads and locs easily using online resources. Create a powerful look that expresses your heritage and enjoy your new locs.

2. Dye Your Hair

Dyeing your hair is a great way to add some interest to your hair without committing to a crazy haircut. You can also start with whatever you’re comfortable with. Are you a brunette? Add in some blonde highlights! You could even try out an omber style, which makes growing out your roots easy if you’re hesitant to commit.

Of course, you could also make a drastic change immediately and go for a color that isn’t natural, like green or pink. You can even try multiple colors at the same time! The possibilities really are endless if you’re willing to make a significant change.

3. Try Something Asymmetric

One side needs to be longer than the other for a hairstyle to be asymmetric. The great thing is that your hair can be any length and still look great in an asymmetric style, even though an asymmetric bob is often the most popular choice.

This is a great way to add just a little edge to your regular haircut. Say, for example, that you usually opt for a pixie cut. Just let your hair grow out a little longer than usual, and your stylist will be able to add an asymmetrical twist to your typical style.

4. Experiment with Braiding

There are almost endless ways to braid your hair, from the classic three-strand braid to a French braid or even a lattice braid. This is a great way to change your style without committing to a haircut. Once you’ve decided on a type of braid, you can also experiment with pinning, twisting, or styling your braids for an even more unique look.

5. Shave Your Head

Of course, you could go all the way and shave your head! A buzz cut can provide an edgy, drastic change if you’ve found yourself completely fed up with your hair. It can even be beneficial if you’re someone who has damaged hair. By starting with a buzz cut, your hair can grow back stronger and healthier than ever. It may seem scary at first, but your hair will grow back!

Final Thoughts

There you have it! Five unique ways to switch up your hair. Whether you start small with braids and highlights or jump right into dyeing your hair, trying an asymmetric haircut, experimenting with locs, or even shaving your head, you’ll be sure to get yourself out of your hairstyle rut.

After all, how would you know what hairstyle you prefer if you always stick to the same options? Exploring the unique ways people can style or cut their hair can be fun. Even if you decide you prefer your original style, at least you tried something new!

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