Style | Beauty | 2 years ago
Ten Struggles Only People With Long Hair Will Understand
Long hair, don't care

To have a long and luscious head of a hair is a wonderful thing. Most of the time. There are also those moments when it all gets too much and the temptation to chop it all off becomes overwhelming.

If you're the proud owner of a fantastic mane of hair, you'll know these moments all too well.

Here are ten struggles only people with long hair will understand.

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1. The distress of this sight:

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A snapped hair tie is a very upsetting thing. And it happens to you all the time. All the feckin' time.

2. The shedding issue.

When you've got long locks, you don't just have the pleasure of seeing them when you look in the mirror. Oh no. They're there for you to see on your carpet, in your sink, on your couch and just about everywhere else could possible imagine in your house.

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3. It gets caught in everything.

Bag straps, seatbelts, armpits, zips, necklaces. They're all things in which your hair gets caught. But hey, it happens to the best of us.

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4. Keeping your shower drain unclogged...

Is a full time job. And the people you share a bathroom with love to complain about the hair in the drain. Constantly. You actually think it's their favourite thing to complain about. But you've got long hair, so they're just going to have to deal with it.

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5. Blowdrying your hair...

Is like undertaking a serious work out for your arms. A really long work out. But when it's finally dry, it always looks incredible. Colours of the wind incredible.

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6. When you whip you hair back and forth...

Everyone around you gets jealous. Really jealous. Haters gonna hate.

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7. This sight is totally normal:

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You know it's not pretty, but that's just the way it is.

8. Getting a haircut is a hugely stressful experience. 

Every single time. You say two inches, the hair stylist hears six. #cantdeal

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9. Straightening that mane...

Takes a good half an hour. At least. And as we always say:

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10. The tangles.

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At the end of a long day your hair is always knotted matter how much time you spent brushing it. And brushing it. And brushing it. But you wouldn't change it for the world.

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