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You’re beautiful and you can work this look. Many women who hesitate to shave their heads are concerned about what their bare head will look like. What if you have a lumpy head? So what? There’s only one way to find out and life’s too short to wonder forever!
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Super short or shaven down hair benefits from a good co-wash. Genius hair expert and stylist Felicia Leatherwood, a woman who wears her own hair super short, explained it to me like this: “I actually co-wash at least three times a week because I work out a lot. I prefer co-washing instead of shampoo because shampoo dries out the skin a lot. Co-washing is great for bald heads. Also using a hair moisturizer or leave in conditioner is good, because your scalp needs extra love.”
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Felicia also recommends sleeping with a satin scarf or pillowcase anyway, even if you’ve barely got hair – “That’s gonna keep the scalp and the new growth tender and soft. Take care of your scalp!”
If you decide to go close cropped and use color, know that it’s a commitment that will require very regular upkeep. A basically bald head with color looks beautiful, but you’ll have to re-color your hair using a safe, gentle hair color very regularly!
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Rock your cute headbands and big earrings and bold lipstick. Be confident and let it shine. You’re showing FACE!
So, what are you waiting for? Most women I meet who have shaved heads by choice say they wanted to do it for years, but felt hesitant. Most women I meet who have done the deed and shaved their heads say, they wish they hadn’t waited so long! There’s something freeing about the act of saying farewell to that hair.
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