Two posts in two days? What? Wow, 2012 really is getting to me. Haha  But the reason I am here is because I came across this lovely article via this lovely blog. People keep asking me why I would cut my hair short again even after spending the past two or so years growing it, and this article kind of helped me put what I felt into words. I was tired of hiding behind my hair. Here's a little excerpt that I loved.

"with short hair you begin to crave pearl necklaces, long earrings, and a variety of sunglasses. and you brush your teeth more often. short hair removes obvious femininity and replaces it with style. when it starts growing out a little and losing its style, you have to wear sunglasses until you can get it to the hairdresser. that's why you need a variety. short hair makes you aware of subtraction as style. you can no longer wear puffed sleeves or ruffles; the neat is suddenly preferable to the fussy. you eye the tweezers instead of the blusher. what else can you take away? you can't hide behind short hair... you may look a little androgynous, a little unfinished, a little bare... but your face is no longer a flat screen surrounded by a curtain: the world sees you in three dimensions."
joan juliet buck for american vogue, c.1988 (via the political quotidian)

(And sorry there is not picture of me and my lovely new short hair, realized I don't really have any yet. I think I need to work on that.)