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Short Story: Pro Tips For Finding Your Perfect Cropped Style

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    Although summer may soon be coming to an end (boo!), we are still feeling the heat — and humidity — that's making our long locks feel seriously oppressed. As a result, we are desperately craving some sexy, short-hair inspiration — just in case we get brave enough to chop it all off!

    An upside of making the cut? Short strands can be super-versatile and a cinch to style...as long as you have the right products, tips, and tools for your specific cut. To give you short-haired ladies (or those considering the crop!) all the necessary details, we reached out to Garrett Bryant, the assistant education director and Kérastase tech stylist at the Antonio Prieto Salon for his expert opinion.

    According to Bryant, "Having short hair definitely is more of a fashion statement when done right.... Some short haircuts run the risk of looking soccer-mom-esque, or too butch, if not properly executed." Yikes! Read on to check out his tips on upping the sex factor (and avoiding any minivan connotations), then get inspired by some Hollywood hotties that are seriously killing it on the short-'do front.

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