What Is Your Ideal Haircut?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

There’s a lot to consider when getting a new haircut! You have to think about your face shape, your lifestyle, your commitment to maintenance, your personality, and an endless list of other hairy demands that can quickly get confusing. While some have a trusted stylist they can depend on to guide them to a style that rocks, most of us see something in a magazine and try it out without thinking until it’s too late. A stylist can only do what you tell them! Yes, it grows back, but there’s never a reason to get a haircut that’s less than ideal.

To make sure you get the best cut for you, there are a couple of things you should do. Before you take your next visit to the salon, make sure you pause for a minute to think about what you really want. Do you want to completely change yourself, or just go for a little trim? Are you feeling a California, beach wave vibe, or are you looking for something more New York and edgy? After you’re done asking yourself the deep, existential stuff, you should take this quiz! You’ll never come home and cover it up with a hat again!

Whose hair do you admire?

What texture is your hair?

What thickness is your hair?

How conventional is your workplace?

Do you have strong features?

How petite are you?

How humid is your hometown, most of the time?

How straight is your hair?

Are you in a very hot place?

Obviously you are beautiful, but in what way are you beautiful?

Do you spend a lot of time around AC?

How conventionally "girly" do you like to look?

What do you need your customers or clients to feel about you?

Are you looking for a major change?

Is there any non-work person you want to impress?

Do you know how to use a flat-iron?

Can you curl your hair?

Do you know what anti-frizz products work best for your hair?

Do you mind having a little extra weight up top?

Do you want hair that will help keep you warm?

Do you get split ends easily?

How often do you want to wash your hair?

Do you know how to dye your hair?

How often do you want to get it cut?

How often do you mind going in for color touch-ups?

Do you want to stick it to the patriarchy?

Where do you go to relax?

How important is standing out?

How much time do you have to style daily?

What do you need co-workers to feel about you?

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