Eithne Shortall: Cutting my own hair taught me an important life lesson

Alright, it was just the fringe, but it saved me some cash and a trip to the hairdressers and made me think about what else might we be splashing cash needlessly on

After watching a few online instructional videos, I took the plunge and cut my own fringe, and the result was more than satisfactory

Last Friday night I cut my own hair. This could be the start of a horror story, a tale in which every attempt to even things out resulted in making it worse until there was nothing left to cut. But this was not the case. I actually did a pretty good job.

I am not a regular attendee at the hairdressers. I go twice a year, at most. The idea of having a hairdresser is ...