I also had to cut my hair for the job. I donated most of it (a LOT) to Locks of Love, who make it into wigs for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. And the stuff that gets cut off that's too short for Locks of Love got saved and goes to this company that uses it to make hair mats to soak up oil in oil spills. :-)
Here it is:
They cut it too short. I wanted something more feminine and spiky, like Chloe on Smallville (Allison Mack) used to have.
And just after I learned how to braid. :-(