Growing Out Your Hair? Here’s How to Avoid the Awkward Stage

So you took the plunge and finally got the Emma Watson circa 2010-inspired pixie—congrats! The only problem is, you’re kind of over it now. You have two choices: 1) Try to grow it out naturally, resulting in months of depression over the awkwardly flipped-out mop on your head, or 2) Heed the advice we share here and grow your haircut out gracefully. (Hint: The latter will probably be better for both your hair and self-esteem.) We enlisted Rodney Cutler of Cutler Salon to school us on how to grow out our strands and bangs without enduring that dreaded awkward in-between phase. Keep scrolling for his tips!