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Thursday, 29 July 2010

a fool and her barnet are soon parted

I had my hair cut (no problem) and streaked (urrgh) on Wednesday. I don't know what happened. I'd discussed it with my hairdresser the last time I was there and I'm sure we'd agreed on 'lowlights', I even think the word 'caramel' was mentioned. So how I left the salon today with fine blonde streaks I'll never know, other than when he said that was what he was going to do, I gave him the go ahead, ignoring the little voice inside reminding me of the original plan. What a wuss.

I don't like it. It makes my hair look insipid and me older. I'm going to buy a wash in colour and hope it doesn't turn my hair orange.

Some time later............
The 'light brown' colour I put on this morning has done the trick, now I have subtle light golden brown/blonde highlights instead of lemony white streaks. Phew!


Emily said...

a friend of mine once got her brown hair "frosted" or some such thing...blonde streaks. She instantly looked as though she were going gray in a hurry.

But! I have also seen women do this with great success. So, who knows?

I'm too great a coward to play with hair color. Yet. My hair is mysteriously remaining dishwater brown; the gray is close in saturation to my natural color, so it's not very noticeable. Yet. But I don't expect to get away with this indefinitely.

Lily said...

It is a bit of a gamble, isn't it! I'm going to wash my hair this morning which experience tells me will rinse out any surplus hair dye and brighten up my shorn locks. This could be a good thing or I could be in for startling streaks....

bulletholes said...

It won't last.