Her mother always kept her hair long because it was her father's preference, and she says that even as a child she hated this idea of women molding themselves to a man's ideal. But Tricia was done with this nonsense. I'm not sure of the exact moment that the desire was born, but I can look back to my early teen years and remember dreaming about shaving my head. I don't care if it makes you think I'm having some sort of breakdown. Shaving her head was the culmination of years of hair-hate, she says.
Her mother always kept her hair long because it was her father's preference, and she says that even as a child she hated this idea of women molding themselves to a man's ideal.
This Woman Shaved Her Head After Years of Holding Herself Back from the Style She Wanted
She'd regained the weight she'd lost and had given up on makeup and fashion. So she grew it back out, and for a while, tried her best to fit into the beauty norms, changing her clothing and makeup, and always experimenting with her hair—trying different cuts and colors. Tricia grew up in a home where long hair was considered ideal or even revered. You feel pretty, and your friends confirm that you are, indeed, fabulous. The reaction to Tricia's bold cut has been overwhelmingly positive, but even if it wasn't she says it doesn't matter.