Danielle Pergament, Allure magazine
An Interview With Mark Townsend
A stylist, Townsend has worked with Penélope Cruz, Reese Witherspoon, and Minka Kelly.
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I once cut an actress's hair before she went on a talk show, and she wanted bangs. I tried to talk her out of them, but she was incredibly pregnant and incredibly adamant-so I cut bangs. She hated them and screamed that I made her look like a boy. The moral is never get a serious haircut when you're facing a big life change or before a major public appearance.
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Try it on. Visit a wig shop before you commit to a drastic new cut. It's the only way to really see what you'll look like with supershort hair or without bangs to cover your face. Or wear your hair pinned up for a week. If you like it, then you're ready.
Bring a picture. There should be no confusion over the length. Use an image as inspiration, but don't forget what your own