Sunday, October 14, 2007

So You Want an Emo Hairstyle?

A wise choice of haircut- I think it'll look fabulous!

Okay, firstly let's focus on your face shape.

It you have a longer face, and a squared jaw, then you'd suit the hair being as long as it is in those pictures. However, if you have more of a round face then I suggest going slightly shorter at the back to counter-balance the long fringe. For example, this pic.

Find out what hairdressers you will be using (I use Toni And Guy as they do 'emo/scene' styles really well) and go and talk to one of the hairdressers that'll cut your hair for you. Explain to them what they think is best for you hair, whether the style will suit you etc. Print off the photographs and show them. Doing this will let your hairdresser know exactly what you want it like- but do bear in mind, these hairstyles are high maintenance and it'll cost a fortune on hair products.

Now, for the descriptive part.

You'll need your hair reasonably long before you get your hair cut, so you can have the shape 'cut in'. From the pictures, your hairstylist will be able to get a good idea of what they'll be doing. A sweeping, choppy fringe across one side is important. Remember to tell them to keep one side longer and shorter as you go across, so you get that 'flicked' look. Keep it longer along the sides and at the back, razoring layers into it. Then, at the crown of the head, the hair should be cut really short so it can be 'spiked up' with wax or gel.

Have a go with some colour if you're feeling brave- white blonde highlights, a creamy blue or perhaps even pink or orange if you're really going for it. Get them sliced in under your sweeping fringe and at the nape of your neck. There are a few links at the end of my post which suggest some good colours which would work well with that haircut. Take a look.

If you need any styling tips after you get your hair cut, send a message to Demixxdinosaur from Yahoo Anwser and she'd love to help you guys. His boyfriend has exactly the same haircut and she does his hair often and watch him style it all of the time.

Personal Experience of Demixxdinosaur from Yahoo Answer.

Anonymous emo said...

quality post..nice job :)

October 19, 2007 at 11:08:00 PM PDT

Blogger MDSandB said...

Emo Hairstyles are for those who got long face style. I have to hide under covers of wigs which turn out incredibly since i started buying them from Lace Front Wig Shop. All hair colors and hair textures available with them.

October 24, 2007 at 6:25:00 AM PDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pretty good .. I'll make it to me :)

May 21, 2008 at 4:52:00 AM PDT

Blogger Brian said...

well i have have long curly hair...i straighten it like for a half hour or so, but do u think it would be too much trouble etc for emo hair???

August 6, 2008 at 3:00:00 PM PDT

Anonymous Anonymous said...

This guy is my friggen ex boyfriend...
No jokes.

October 17, 2008 at 3:43:00 PM PDT


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