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12 Things Only Girls With Long Hair Will Understand

Put down those broken hair ties and start digging for bobby pins.

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1. Everyone feels like they should be allowed to play with it.

Your mom, your friends, that girl at the grocery store who just knows there must be extensions in there somewhere.

Your mom, your friends, that girl at the grocery store who just knows there must be extensions in there somewhere.

2. If you wear glasses, jewelery, a sequined top, you'll be getting strands pulled out every time you move.

If it's windy you might as well not go outside.

If it's windy you might as well not go outside.

3. A lazy ponytail is a five minute job.

Those two minute hair tutorials are obviously intended for Barbie and robots.

Those two minute hair tutorials are obviously intended for Barbie and robots.

4. You've probably had someone sit on it or trap it with their purse.

That's cool guys, I'll just miss my stop while you figure out why I can't move.

That's cool guys, I'll just miss my stop while you figure out why I can't move.

5. Friends will be finding your hair around for days.

We know it's yours, everyone else's is half as long, and I'm not even sure you ever went into the basement, but it's there now.

We know it's yours, everyone else's is half as long, and I'm not even sure you ever went into the basement, but it's there now.

6. Washing it is a major event.

Usually a task reserved for night time, when you have two hours to wash, dry, detangle, moisturise, defrizz. . . Which means -

Usually a task reserved for night time, when you have two hours to wash, dry, detangle, moisturise, defrizz. . . Which means -

7. The amount of money you've spent on hair products could powera small nation for a year.

Why isn;t my hair perfect after some shampoo, like the ads promise?

Why isn;t my hair perfect after some shampoo, like the ads promise?

8. You've probably lost entire packages of bobby pins, clips and ties in your mane.

Seriously, the last time I wore bobby pins was February, but here we are. . .

Seriously, the last time I wore bobby pins was February, but here we are. . .

9. You've got one style you've mastered, and it's how your hair wil look for the rest of time.

You've found that one product, that one parting, that one way of blowdrying - why mess with perfection?
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You've found that one product, that one parting, that one way of blowdrying - why mess with perfection?

10. When you see people with really good extensions, it almost feels like they're cheating.

Thirty quid could accomplish what I've been trying to do here for however many years? I'll take minor comfort in knowing yours is even a little itchy.

Thirty quid could accomplish what I've been trying to do here for however many years? I'll take minor comfort in knowing yours is even a little itchy.

11. You've considered chopping it all off and just going for the pixie cut.

I could rock that. . . Emma Watson did it. . . YEah, I'll make an appointment tomorrow!

I could rock that. . . Emma Watson did it. . . YEah, I'll make an appointment tomorrow!

12. But you know you would regret it, and you'd spend years growing it back.

And there'll be that inevitable awkward stage where I can't really style it so I just cut it shorter again.

And there'll be that inevitable awkward stage where I can't really style it so I just cut it shorter again.

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