these gratuitous selfies were taken the same day i photographed this outfit. after i got home, tied my hair into a bun and parted my bangs to the side, i got a glimpse of what i might look like with a pixie cut. i’ve wanted one for as long as i can remember but never quite had the guts to go for it. my face is pretty round and my cheeks rather full, and i fear a short haircut would highlight these features in the most unflattering way. consequently, seeing fellow bloggers like bea and rebecca swapping their signature long locks for unfamiliar chopped coifs has always left me feeling awestruck and dreadfully envious.
because my current hair continues to grow to such lengths i haven’t had in almost two years, i’ve been feeling kind of iffy and strangely unsure of my perceived self aesthetic. i know it looks okay, but sometimes i can’t help but get bored with seeing the same thing every day and wondering if there are better options out there, awaiting my discovery.
do i keep my current cut and length and explore the myriad ways to style it, or have it trimmed to the same mid-length to which i grew accustomed for several months? shall i go for a different color — despite my unrelenting fondness for ginger locks — if only to mix things up a bit? or, perhaps, with enough nerve and conviction, is this the right time to just bite the bullet and chop it all off? if such a drastic course ends up going south, however, i don’t think i will be able to forgive myself. having a bad haircut every single day is a pretty dreadful thought, after all.
seeing my day-to-day photos on the blog is a constant reminder of how i badly need to make a decision soon. while i realize there are more consequential musings to ponder in life, i fear this little narcissistic dilemma hanging over my head just puts everything out of whack — but hopefully not enough to make me resort to a bad decision that i will regret for a long time.
all this simply to ask… what do you think? (: