Thursday, April 26, 2012

Olin Gets a Haircut!

Hey guys! I'm so sorry it's been so long - I've been so busy with school and work, and the longer I went without posting here, the more nervous I got about trying to start again.  But I received a very sweet comment from a reader on LiveJournal, and it convinced me that it's worth it to post here again!

The days have been getting longer and hotter here!  One such sunny afternoon, I gave Olin a much needed haircut.  Here are some photos of that! (Sorry they are all Instagram photos, but my dad stole my camera again!)

And so it begins!  (Actually, I'd already cut a lot of the length off at this point!)

Halfway done!

The finished product!  I call it the Tintin look.

I am by no means a barber or hairdresser, but Olin refuses to see one! (He can't justify spending any money on a haircut that he'll grow out in two months - yes, ladies, feel free to eyeroll here.)  And so, the task of cutting his hair has fallen on me, and I've been doing it for the past eight months or so!  I think I do alright?

If any of you out there need to give your men a haircut, the only advice I can give you is: cut vertically, and at an angle so the lower section of hair gets cut shorter than the top section, to give it a more natural blended-look.  Don't ever cut horizontally, or your man (or short-haired lady friend!) will have a big chunk missing that'll be very noticeable!  (Yep, learned this one through experience.)

That's all for now!  Have a great week everyone!