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The Switch Up: 5 Bomb Pixie Cut Weaves

The Switch Up: 5 Bomb Pixie Cut Weaves

It seems like when we finally reach our hair goal, we’re ready for a change. If you’ve been the girl that has been everybody’s “hair goals” because of your long locks, then you may wonder what you’d look like with a short 'do.

The good news is you don’t have to cut your hair to actually to experience a change! All you have to do is try a protective style: a pixie wig, sew in or quick weave. Once you find the style you’re looking for, then find a professional who can install it for you. For these styles, I recommend using human hair that is good quality, but affordable (since you’ll be cutting it short anyway).

Check out these pixie cut weave styles that totally had us fooled!

1. Problem: You have long hair but you’re not ready to cut it.

Solution: Try a quick weave or sew in with your hair braided down and the weave is sewn on top.

@SlaughterHouseHair located in Atlanta, GA, and Alabama: 27 pcs Quick Weave

2. Problem: Your hair is too short to get the style you want.  

Solution:  Try a quick weave with your hair molded down.  *Please note, you must use the proper mold, protective caps and solutions to ensure that you don’t damage your natural hair. This may not a be a great solution for everyone.*

@Styles_4_usalon in St. Louis, MO- Quick Weave

3. Problem: You want a bang but you’re hair hasn’t grown out yet.

Solution: Try a partial Sew In at the top.

@HairByLatise in Atlanta, GA

Keep it Looking Natural #SewInTop #HAIRbyLatise

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4. Problem: Your hair is too fragile for sew-ins or quick weaves but you want to try something new.

Solution: Get a custom wig!

Blogger: @Peakmill demonstrates how she makes her own wig.

5. Problem: Hair loss or balding hair and not enough hair to be sewn down.

Solution: Try a frontal pixie weave. Shop her look here.

*Please keep in mind that frontals are a high maintenance hairstyle and may only last up to 1 or 2 weeks installed before you need to have them touched up. Please consult your stylist about this option.*

@Travis_thegreat_hairstylist in Sumter, SC

So now you should you be convinced that you don’t have to chop it all off (or grow your hair any longer) to get that short haircut you’ve had your eye on. Try one of these pixie cut weave styles for a temporary switch up.


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  1. Rosemary Rider

    12 February

    My hair is very short and I have bald spot on both sides in the front. It is also very fragile. What do you suggest? I would love to rock a new style.

    • Anayo

      12 February

      Hi Rosemary,

      Sorry to hear about your hair troubles - thinning hair is a common problem many women deal with. I would need to know more information about how your hair got to this point - was it a certain hairstyle that caused your hair loss or did you just notice your hair beginning to thin out? I would recommend seeing a trichologist to get a professional read on what's going on with your hair. In the meantime, for an easy way to rock a bob you can shop wigs that will give you your desired look! Mayvenn has wigs available here, you can also grab a cute synthetic wig for a quick switch-up.

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