28 November 2011

New Hair

So after months...YEARS...of growing my hair out, avoiding hairdressers, 'treating it' by simply chucking half a bottle of conditioner on it every other day and generally just leaving it to look, well...see above, I decided it was high time to deal with my barnet and get it cut into a good, proper style that would actually look half decent rather than looking like I'd just ignored the problem.  Again, see above.  So tonight, I bit the bullet and I did just that.
Scared in the chair.  I went to Rush, to a branch near my house.  I booked over the phone and got the 50% discount that always seems to be available.  The lovely man who cut my hair was called James.  He sung as he worked, brought me wine and made me laugh.  I think I may have, finally, found The One.  Anyway, I asked for just your standard 'long bob' with a definite graduation and some layers at the back to give it shape.  And mercifully, he listened.
It definitely feels weird and cold and bizarre to no longer have a blanket of hair cascading over my shoulders, but it also feels SO, SO nice to have healthy, PROPER hair again.  It's been a long time.
So thank you, James.  You've made a Cousin It a very happy girl.

6 comments:

  1. oooh it looks so good, I've been growinh my hair too but I miss my bob so I think I'm going to go for the chop too. Just not too short!

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  2. It looks lovely, really swingy and healthy too.

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  3. This is seriously cute hair. Great job! Are you used to the feel of it yet? How is it to style?

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  4. It looks fab! I love this style of bob.

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  5. @dempss01 Thank you! It feels so light and swingy and weird (plus cold on my neck) but it also feels completely normal, so I know I've made the right decision.

    Styling is so easy. 3 minute blast with the hairdryer, very quick tong on the ends to give it a bit of shape, and I'm done. Makes a change from the 20 minutes battle it had become! x

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  6. Really does look good! Well done for taking the plunge!

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