Cuttin' Up - Jasmine Powers | Marketing Fangirl | Sales and Marketing Consultant in New Orleans, LA Cuttin' Up - Jasmine Powers | Marketing Fangirl | Sales and Marketing Consultant in New Orleans, LA

You know me. I’m a fan of barbering and so for the longest, I didn’t really care for learning to manage my natural hair because I didn’t have much of any. Now, I’ve allowed it to grow a bit, and though I have access to gobs of products designed to promote health and growth of my hair, I eye ball my Andis clippers like a feign.

I remember when I first started cutting my hair, I was in middle school and it was the TLC era. The cutting of my hair with shears was easy. Now, the tapering of the back with my $20 Wahl clippers was another story.

While doing the acrobatic contortion to cut my hair down at the nape of my neck, and it happened. Guess who didn’t know that I shouldn’t freehand on the first try…and without a guard. The next day at school would be humiliating as I was the one girl who had the wayyyy high neck line. My hair started at my ear–bald nape and then a bowl cut. Lordhavemercy! Why my mama made me go to school looking like that??? Lolol

The good thing is I never stopped and cut my hair and others hair up through middle and high school, on through beauty school and still handle my own and moms today.

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After getting my hair barber cut a few times by a barber with legal issues–they kept having court dates when I needed my joint cut, I decided, “I’m doing this stuff myself. Can’t rely of flaky stylists and barbers, shooooot *rolling eyes and poked out mouf*”

So I grabbed the Andis, with the guards this time, and handled it. I even added the little design that you see pictured above. Since that day, and after receiving so many compliments, I decided, I’ll hook myself up on the barber side. It save money and if I mess myself up, I can’t be mad.

Once I figure out how to edit this 27 minute tutorial on cutting a Mohawk, I’ll upload it. Until then, what experimental hair cutting stories do you have? Trim go wrong? Let me know and you’ll have chance to be featured in an upcoming post.

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