If you have an elegant long hair, you must have already felt the need to cut it short just because you are bored with it. You always take back the idea when you think about the time and effort you put forth to take care of your precious hair. However, you need not cut down your valuable hair to make it look shorter, there are tons of tips and tricks you can try without spending heaps at a hairdresser’s. Here are some easy tips that you can use to make long hair look shorter.

 

Start curling

The most obvious choice is to go for curls and big tight curls can reduce inches of long hair. You can easily curl it with a flat iron or you can even step on a style swap through long term curling.

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Sneaky headbands

Headbands are back in the trend and why not use them to achieve your short hair dream? First of all you need to get 2 elastic bands, a smaller one and a big outerwear headband. Tie in the last couple of inches of your hair with the small band and wrap the bigger one around your head. Finally tuck in the small band inside the bigger one so your hair will look like a voluminous bob cut.

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The hidden bun

If you have sufficient hair to hide half of your hair, you can try this out. Divide your hair into 2 sections, up and down. Make a bun from the lower section and let the upper section fall onto it. Use pins to tie in the ends of the upper section below the hidden bun.

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Half pony

Another great method to make long hair look shorter is the half pony. It’s easy and beautiful which can show off the femininity well.

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