See, this is what I wanted. Long layers, side-swept bangs. Super cute cut! Good for fine hair, at least according to the magazine where I found the cut. It is something like how Nicole Richie wears/wore her hair.
She set to work on my hair and I watched large hunks of hair fall to the floor. Now, I was getting it re-layered, so large chunks didn't alarm me. I couldn't see the mirror because I was wearing my glasses yesterday and had taken them off for the cut. I trust her. She did a great job last time. I foresaw no problems. (Does anyone begin to see the error in my judgment?)
Somehow from picture to finished product I ended up with a shag haircut a la Carol Brady circa 1974. Not the look I wanted or even truly understand. Even Rachel's 1995 Friend's haircut would have been better and actually very similar to the cut I wanted. It is just so not what got. It was just supposed to be long layers!
I just wonder what part of LONG layers she missed?
So, now the dilemma is do I just live with it and let it grow out, because it is after all only hair and I am blessed with hair that grows relatively fast. OR do I go back in and have her fix it knowing that the only way to fix it is to cut the length off and I'll still not like it? My third option is just to pull it up in a ponytail and pretend it is fine for a month or two until it actually grows out closer to the cut I want THEN go back in and have her shape it up.
Honestly, I'll probably do option three. I'll wait for two reasons...(1) I hate to tell hairdressers they've done something I don't like because I don't want to hurt their feelings and have them "retaliate" by giving me a worse haircut and (2) I'm lazy. So, if you see me in the next couple of months, I'll likely have my hair in a ponytail or clip and look all messy like I didn't fix my hair because the front is really too short to pull back... ::::sigh:::: I hate when I have bad hair.