I finally did it! If you've seen me in the last week then you already know that I finally cut my hair after 2.5 years of growing it. I stopped cutting it when I was pregnant with Matt and when I finally cut it it was down to the bottom of my back! I cut off over 10 inches at Joy's new salon & boutique, Primped, in La Verne, CA.

Koby did an awesome job of giving me a style I can wear curly or straight. I also got some great new product to use–this has to be one of the best experiences I have had at a along in the last 12 or so years! So I definitely recommend checking them out. I will be back there for my next appointment soon!

Here is my hair in the braid before they cut it:

And here is my hair!!!!

After she cut it she flat ironed it but it was dark so this is hte best pic we could get:

Here is a better pic that Elena took of Xaver and I at a Scrapbook Royalty party on Sat night:

So now I have to mail my braid to locks of love. I am so glad I finally did it!!

Author: Jennifer Priest

It started with jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit & at 9 years old a girl is selling her wares at craft fairs as far as her parents and grandparents would drive her. These days, Jennifer enjoys crafts of all genres from sewing to scrapbooking to jewelry with a little dabbling in the mixed media world. Her style is approachable and she wants everyone who sees her work to feel that they too can embrace creativity and make their home and life beautiful.

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9 thoughts on “Sunday Post: Locks of Love

  1. Congrats! I love the new do!!

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 9:47 am
  2. Your new haircut it awesome! And it is really cool that your hair was long enough for Locks of Love, what a wonderful thing to do this holiday season! Vickie K

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 4:29 pm
  3. I love the new hair style!

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 4:58 pm
  4. Your hair looks so cute… what a great rewarding gift you gave!

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 5:55 pm
  5. oh i LOVE it!!! you look so young and hip!!! i am thinking of chopping mine too…. now that the babies are here… but it’s so low maintenance right now, i can just put it up wet for work if need be, so i’m scared to do it…. but you are making me think about it a bit more!! ha!! Love it girl!!! and what a great cause too!

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 6:17 pm
  6. Oh Jen you and Xaver look so coordinated and fabulous together..I love your new do..

    Posted on December 8, 2008 at 10:18 pm
  7. Looks very nice Jennifer. I always regret cutting my long hair after I do it. I have the same issue with a style that works for straight or curly hair. Yours looks great!

    Posted on December 9, 2008 at 3:22 am
  8. Your hair looks great! You know, I have known you for over a year, and I never realized your hair was that long! What a giving thing you did. I don’t think I could get anyone to take my hair, lol!

    Posted on December 9, 2008 at 6:06 am
  9. Daayyuumm girl…your hair got really long!!!!!! Congrats for doing that, that was very nice!

    Posted on December 15, 2008 at 5:17 pm