Top Ten Disadvantages of Having Long Hair

SamuiNeko
I have hair that extends to my waist , which I like, but there is a few disadvantages of having long hair.

The Top Ten

1 It takes a longer time to wash

When I was little I had short hair and wanted to grow it out long (because back then I had a Dora haircut that I hate, but what everyone else loved and even back then I hated Dora). So I did grow it out long and it stayed long until early 5th grade when I got silly puddy stuck in half of my long hair and cut that half with a pair of safety scissors and in a few weeks my dad cut the other half to make it match. During that short duration of long haired hood since my hair apparently can't be healthy once it gets past or even at my shoulders it looked all ratty and unhealthy and it was hard to brush. Only certain hair types can have long hair, but I mean I like short hair and I've had it again ever since fifth grade. I like long hair and it looks very good on a lot of people, I just don't want it because my hair type isn't meant for it. Also I don't like hairstyles and I still can't tie hair and I'm a teenager, I have to use a lot hair clips, though I can do a standard braid for hair I ...more - Anonymousxcxc

I don't have particularly long hair, but it is ridiculously thick. It makes it basically impossible to wash thoroughly. - PositronWildhawk

I used to have really long hair, then my dad forced me to cut it, and now its up to my shoulders. Which really isn't that bad! - Catacorn

I have very long, wavy, very thick dark blonde hair. I only wash it about 3 times a week and use dry shampoo the other 4 days. I would do more if I cared about my hair. But I don't. I just care about my hygene. - RockFashionista

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2 It gets knotted easily

I used to have long heavy metal hair but I had to get it cut two years ago cause the knots were horrible. It's medium length now but even though I prefer long hair, no knots and easier washing is a plus - bobbythebrony

Imagine it:you combed it very well before you sleep, but when you open your eyes again, you see knots everywhere. - SamuiNeko

I'm black so with my curly long hair, it gets tangled quickly. I have to use a brush (not a comb) to get the tangles out every day and I have to put conditioner in it. - Mcgillacuddy

I don't have curly hair, but my sister does and because apparently it's extremely hard to take care of to keep it all healthy she has to do some things I think are quite weird to keep it healthy and one of the things that I learned from her is that in your teenage and adult years (I think I may be slightly inaccurate about that) you aren't supposed to really brush it. - Anonymousxcxc

This is why I cut my hair. - FluffyBanana

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3 Gets caught in things V 1 Comment
4 People pull it

So annoying. Whenever I annoy my friend a little, she annoys me back by pulling my hair and dragging me around - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

A few friends in my school use my other friend's hair as a dog leash. - SamuiNeko

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5 Gets things caught in it

I still remember that comb in my hair... - SamuiNeko

I've broken some combs while trying to comb my hair lol - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 It gets in your food

This doesn't happen that much to me, though. - SamuiNeko

7 Water drag

Athletic people can take advantages by having shorter hair. - SamuiNeko

That's why before I race I have a haircut (the only time I have a haircut) - KingFab

8 Using a lot of shampoo

Perhaps this is the universe's way of telling me its time to donate again... - keycha1n

Heh, I could make a fort out of the shampoo bottles I used since birth. - SamuiNeko

I have short hair but I still use a lot of shampoo. - Pegasister12

My hair is extremely long. I use up a good number of shampoo on it. - TwilightKitsune

9 Clogged shower drains
10 Neck pain

Yes its absolutely right one..

The Contenders

11 Takes too long to dry
12 Broken hair ties

I have long hair but it's relatively thin so that doesn't usually happen. - PianoQueen

I've broken my hair ties many times - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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14 More likely to smell

Well, long hair is more likely to trap heat then short hair, so yeah. - SamuiNeko

15 Greasy

My hair isn't greasy at all. In fact, I have the opposite problem. My hair is rather coarse. - RockFashionista

16 Sometimes useless
17 Gets in the way when I sleep and I hate tying it
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