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Hair help

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Ascendancy, Aug 11, 2006.

  1. Ascendancy

    Ascendancy Member

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    Hey. I wanna get my hair to look a specific way, can anybody help me?


    My hair looks like this:

    [​IMG]


    I really want my hair to look like this:

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Tck13

    Tck13 Well-Known Member

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    Your hair is layered and the hair of your favorite rock star [​IMG] is all one length. By letting you hair grow it will eventually get there. I would let your hair stylist know that you want to let your hair get to all one length and they will cut it accordingly. Even though you are letting your hair grow to one length, a haircut every 4-8 weeks will help get you there faster.
     
  3. Ascendancy

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    I also want it straight though.
     
  4. mbc

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    I also want it straight though.
    As far as I'm aware you have two choices:
    1) Flat iron it every day
    2) Use nasty chemicals to straighten it

    1 is more work, 2 does more damage to your hair.
     
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    It's more important whether you can rawk like that.
     
  6. Tck13

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    I also want it straight though.

    1. Your hair will get straighter as it gets longer because of its weight.

    2. If that is not good enough, one can use a round brush (with a soft hold gel of course) to straighten the hair. Unfortunately, this takes a bit of work.

    3. We all want what we don't have. Rock what you've got and be happy about it while it's still there. [​IMG] (It'll start falling out around 35)
     
  7. Ascendancy

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    Haha I know I know. People tell me they would kill for my hair, but when it gets frizzy it's just such a pain to deal with. I cannot headbang with it, so I would like it straight, where it can't get frizzy. I have considered using relaxants, but I dunno...

    And to j, yes I can rawk like that. I have played guitar for a year.
     
  8. Tck13

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    Haha I know I know. People tell me they would kill for my hair, but when it gets frizzy it's just such a pain to deal with. I cannot headbang with it, so I would like it straight, where it can't get frizzy. I have considered using relaxants, but I dunno...

    And to j, yes I can rawk like that. I have played guitar for a year.


    Gel will eliminate most of the frizz if you aren't using is already?
     
  9. Ascendancy

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    What kind should I use?
     
  10. Ascendancy

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    Or, I don't know if anybody knows matt heafy, but his hair would be cool to have. Can anybody maybe give me tips on how to get his hair? I know my hair is long enough to be his length, but I think it would still be too curly.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Ascendancy

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    What kind should I use?

    My wife uses some stuff she got at a hair salon. One is a liquid, the other is a gel-like paste. It doesn't take out all the curl, but it does take out the frizziness. If she combines these products with brushing while drying, it takes out 80 to 90% of the curl.

    Any good womens hair salon that sells product can point you in the right direction.

    I'd suggest staying away from the hair iron - her hair broke badly after using one.
     
  13. Ascendancy

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    Maybe using chemicals, Relaxers?
     
  14. ComboOrgan

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    Stay away from the relaxers.

    Being that you're white, relaxer will turn your hair into a stringy mess.
     
  15. lakewolf

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    Haha I know I know. People tell me they would kill for my hair, but when it gets frizzy it's just such a pain to deal with. I cannot headbang with it, so I would like it straight, where it can't get frizzy. I have considered using relaxants, but I dunno...

    And to j, yes I can rawk like that. I have played guitar for a year.


    Why not change the style and not the hair ? Funk/Soul would match [​IMG]
     
  16. Toiletduck

    Toiletduck Well-Known Member

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    Why not change the style and not the hair ? Funk/Soul would match [​IMG]

    rofl
     
  17. LabelKing

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    Hair salons can straighten your hair.
     
  18. GBR

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    Your hair is layered and the hair of your favorite rock star [​IMG] is all one length.

    By letting you hair grow it will eventually get there. I would let your hair stylist know that you want to let your hair get to all one length and they will cut it accordingly. Even though you are letting your hair grow to one length, a haircut every 4-8 weeks will help get you there faster.



    Absolute nonsense. 'Cutting the hair makes it grow' is an old wives tale.

    Suggest try.

    http://www.mlhh.org/

    Men's long hair hyper board - plenty of long hairs and good advice. Only one entry condition - lose the scissors.
     
  19. Tck13

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    Absolute nonsense. 'Cutting the hair makes it grow' is an old wives tale.

    Suggest try.

    http://www.mlhh.org/

    Men's long hair hyper board - plenty of long hairs and good advice. Only one entry condition - lose the scissors.


    I am not saying that cutting the hair makes it grow faster.

    If the hair is trimmed regularly (I said 4-8 weeks since he is letting it grow) it will improve the look of the hair as it is growing out. Layers need to be modified to help it look good (lay better) as it grows out (unless someone doesn't care of course).

    Plus, if one doesn't get a hair cut for a couple of months or more and starts to get split ends (not the band by the way) it will make one's hair look frizzy. There is no product that will make that look better.

    Then, after several more months of not getting the hair cut, the split ends will continue to split as fast as the hair is growing out and the hair will have reached a particular length and appear to have stopped growing.

    That's where the wives tale comes into play. After cutting all of those split ends off, it will appear to grow faster when it actually isn't. It's just that the split ends are gone and not cancelling out the new growth of the hair.

    Finally, a hair salon can "relax" the hair or do a "reverse perm". A true relaxer (I think they contain lie) is normally used on ethnic hair to straighten it because ethnic hair is much more coarse than caucasion hair. There are currently several products made for caucasion hair which will straighten it and, for the most part, they are really just perm solution which is combed through the hair to straighten it. They work fine but remember, the hair is going to get curly again over the next several months. The process will need to be repeated to keep the hair looking straight.

    After reverse perming the hair, one will then have chemically treated hair and will need a more gentle shampoo and conditioner (moisture AND protein) to maintain healthy hair.

    Nothing wrong with all of this but it requires more work and $.
     
  20. Ascendancy

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    I am not saying that cutting the hair makes it grow faster.

    If the hair is trimmed regularly (I said 4-8 weeks since he is letting it grow) it will improve the look of the hair as it is growing out. Layers need to be modified to help it look good (lay better) as it grows out (unless someone doesn't care of course).

    Plus, if one doesn't get a hair cut for a couple of months or more and starts to get split ends (not the band by the way) it will make one's hair look frizzy. There is no product that will make that look better.

    Then, after several more months of not getting the hair cut, the split ends will continue to split as fast as the hair is growing out and the hair will have reached a particular length and appear to have stopped growing.

    That's where the wives tale comes into play. After cutting all of those split ends off, it will appear to grow faster when it actually isn't. It's just that the split ends are gone and not cancelling out the new growth of the hair.

    Finally, a hair salon can "relax" the hair or do a "reverse perm". A true relaxer (I think they contain lie) is normally used on ethnic hair to straighten it because ethnic hair is much more coarse than caucasion hair. There are currently several products made for caucasion hair which will straighten it and, for the most part, they are really just perm solution which is combed through the hair to straighten it. They work fine but remember, the hair is going to get curly again over the next several months. The process will need to be repeated to keep the hair looking straight.

    After reverse perming the hair, one will then have chemically treated hair and will need a more gentle shampoo and conditioner (moisture AND protein) to maintain healthy hair.

    Nothing wrong with all of this but it requires more work and $.



    Thanks a lot man. I definetly am considering doing the relaxing treatment, but I heard somewhere that if you do that you can't color your hair. Is that true?
     

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