WHY IT’S WORTHY ‘Short hair is making a huge comeback. We’ve gone from long, to the textured bob, and I predict hairstyles will get even shorter, tighter and sexier,’ says Joico stylist Nic Apaapa, of Nicholas Paul Hair Design. NEED TO KNOW Ready to make the cut? Head to the salon with pictures of looks you love and an open mind. Supplying visual aids will help your stylist get an idea of what you are after. Shorter styles need regular maintenance so book salon visits every six to eight weeks – regular trims will keep your hair in top condition and stave off split ends. ‘The hair at the ends, in most cases, is years old and once split will keep travelling up the hair shafts, doing more overall damage,’ says Kurt.