We've all felt the urge to book a haircut in the midst of a major life change. It's the reason bangs suddenly feel so tempting right after a breakup. It's also why, weeks into the cautious relaxing of social-distancing measures, so many people are booking salon appointments.
According to Temur Hamilton, a hairstylist at Manhattan's Sally Hershberger Salon, we can predict a surge of appointments heading into summer. "You'll want a haircut — any cut, really — just to get rid of the dead weight," he says. "If I had to choose a specific style, it would be a variation on the bob, which is a classic favorite for spring and summer, and it almost always feels refreshing."
Coupled with the fact that short hair tends to surge in popularity during times of economic downturn, it's not a stretch to assume that many of us will be looking at losing some length in the coming months. If you predict you'll be one of them, here are six styles to bring to your stylist.