I hate hair cuts.
Hair cuts mean hiding my Trichotillomania from someone with a keen eye for hair.
Every few months I have to find a new way to tell the hair dresser at Super Cuts why my hair is so uneven in the front of my head.
Its easy to hide my hair pulling with hair clips, rubberbands and headbands around normal, every day people but a hair dresser, well, she’s gonna notice..
I don’t have anyone special I go to because I’ve never really felt like explaining it to anyone.
I know a lot of good hair dressers, some are friends of mine, but most of the people in my life don’t know about me pulling my hair.
I just go to Super Cuts or Great Clips – one of those in-and-your-out type places.
I check in and just take who ever can take me next, rarely is it ever the same person.
I like that.
Well, today was the day I had a chance to go and get my hair cut. The baby was sleeping, there was a bottle made, so I took it.
I went to Super Cuts and checked in.
I sit in a chair and I bite my nails while I wait.
So now it’s my turn!
I always get my hair washed, I like how it feels with they scratch my head 😉
..it also blends in the issue til later in the cut
It’s not until she actually starts cutting my hair that she realizes something is REALLY uneven here?
So what do I say?
I tell her “it grows that way.”
You know what?
I don’t care if the Super Cuts lady believes me.
I blame the person that cut my hair before them. :/
I know that’s so mean huh?
… lying is bad.
I just don’t feel like explaining it to her.
Last hair cut person I told said, “you need to stop doing that!”
You think? Thanks for the solid advice.
Today, when the girl noticed that one side was obviously thinner than the other but I just brushed it off as a birth defect of some sort.
She then asked if she could do some layers to help cover it up.
I told her “no, just trim it and leave it, I like it that way!”
I hate lying but I just don’t feel like talking about it THERE, you know?
Perhaps I should learn to cut my own hair to avoid the situation altogether?
Hmm… they do have those hair trimmers on Amazon.
I have looked at them a hundred times, because I seriously hate getting my hair cut.
I have to get it cut because the split ends will drive me insane.
So How Do You Hide Trichotillomania from the Hair Dresser?
Maybe you don’t hide it at all?
Maybe you don’t get your hair cut?
Maybe you have a regular hair dresser you go too that understands?
…or do you lie like me?