Goodbye long hair | Charity hair cut

It happened. In one great big snip of the scissors, I was left holding my long locks in the palm of my hands. I posted earlier about my plans to cut off my cherished long hair for charity. I love my long hair but was overwhelmed by the ability to cut it off and give it to someone who needs it far more than I do. So, my hair is now on it’s way to The Little Princess Trust who will use it to make a wig for a child who has lost their hair from cancer treatment. Honestly, cutting my hair may be a small gesture. But knowing that it will mean the world to a child, that it will put a smile on their face and give them back some confidence is astounding. It gives me butterflies to know that my small act can have such a profound effect for another person, a young child, a complete stranger.

As I sat in the hairdressers, I was overcome with an initial sense of fear. But the moment the deed was done and the hair lay in my hands, it felt natural. I urge that anybody who is toying with the idea of cutting their hair, to just do it. Chop it all off (or at least 7 inches) and donate it to charity. It’s a worthy cause and you hair will grow back!

It’s fair to say that I’m pleased with my new short style. Though, it is definitely going to take some getting used to! I’ll be looking to Taylor Swift for inspiration. After all, she is totally rocking the short hair. It’s only natural that I pay homage to Taylor Swift- the Queen of pop…oh forget it, the Queen of everything. If you’re thinking of cutting your hair for charity my words of advice are… cut it off, cut it off oh-oh (to the tune of Shake it off of course).

If you would like to donate to the wonderful Little Princess Trust, then please head over to my Just Giving page. Even if you donate just £1, it’s another £1 towards helping children who have lost their hair from cancer treatment, or other conditions. Thank you so much, I am so grateful for every penny that has been raised so far :).



    • 25th February 2015 / 9:22 pm

      Thank you so much!xxx

  1. 22nd February 2015 / 4:25 pm

    It's so nice but so brave of you to do this. Even though my hair is in no way as long as yours was I could never cut it off. Your new hair do suits you so well though! xx

    • 25th February 2015 / 9:23 pm

      Aw thank you so much! I was terrified to cut it all off, I love my hair…but as soon as it was cut, it just felt natural. It was so strange haha! Thank you :)xxx

    • 25th February 2015 / 9:23 pm

      Thank you so much lovely, and thanks for featuring me on your blog :)! It truly means a lot

  2. 23rd February 2015 / 8:14 pm

    Well done lovely, its such a great thing you've done for an amazing charity! Your hair looks really gorgeous short too. xx


    • 25th February 2015 / 9:23 pm

      Thank you, thank you thank you! I'm tempted to go even shorter…I think he was a bit too scared to cut it shorter haha :)xxx

    • 25th February 2015 / 9:24 pm

      Thanks Lauren! You should definitely do it once you've grown your hair out a bit more. It will grow back and the change may be fun 🙂

  3. 25th February 2015 / 9:28 pm

    I have the same hair style and i love it, Really looks good on you,too. I use to have a bit longer hair, but i am more than happy with my look now, Well done for being brave and chopping of your long hair.x

  4. 24th March 2015 / 8:01 pm

    Wow, what an inspirational post- would love to do this- not sure my hair is long enough yet! Does it have to be a minimum? It's crazy how we take things like hair for granted xxx

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