How to understand once and for all whether short haircuts suit you and not ruin your hair for a long time? Simple life hack - for you!
Sometimes you look in the mirror and decide: “That's it, it's time. It's time for a radical style change." You go to the hairdresser, closing your eyes and shuddering at your own impudence: “Yes, I want a short haircut!”. But along the way, the steps are getting shorter, and the gait is getting more and more uncertain. What if it doesn't suit me? What if I look like a scarecrow? S-s, I don't want to decide anything, I want a nice haircut and f-f-f-f-f!
Here's a surefire way to know if short hair suits you before you get a Joan of Arc haircut and mourn your old hairstyle. Takes two seconds and saves a ton of nerves.
The 5.5 cm rule, developed by celebrity stylist John Frieda, allows you to take the test right at home. All you need is a mirror, ruler and pencil.
How to do it:
- Stand in front of a mirror.
- Place the pencil horizontally under your chin.
- Place the ruler vertically against the earlobe so that the zero mark is at the very tip of the earlobe.
- Remember where the pencil meets the ruler.
The 5.5 cm rule states that if the measured distance is less than 5.5, short haircuts are fine for you. If more, then your style, after all, is longer curls.
“It's all about proportions,” explains Giles Robinson, director of the International Training Center and Lead Salon Stylist at John Freed. - John came up with a rule that allows you to accurately determine the appropriate hairstyle according to the shape of the face.
Now you can feel free to experiment knowing what works for you and what doesn't.