Isn’t that why we’re here? We are here because we are all getting older and our bodies are changing.
As I’ve mentioned before my hair is no longer blue because I let it fade for my son’s upcoming wedding in October. However, that doesn’t mean that I’m just ignoring the grey/blond/white/brown tresses and leaving them to their own devices.
Sure, I was experimenting with letting it all go grey but it isn’t going. It’s muddy and frizzy and blah. Yes blah. If that isn’t bad enough, I made a judgement of another woman and that made me think harder. You see, I was standing on line and I judged the couple in front of me as a kindly son and his Mom until the woman turned toward me and I saw her perfectly unlined face. It was hersilvery, white hair that made me judge her as “old lady” instead of a peer. These “judgey” thoughts knocked me over. First, I try really hard to not judge. It’s just a code I try by which I personally try and live. However, I really like my husband and don’t want him to be judged as a nice son taking his Mom to the movies. I’d like him to be proud to hang out with me.
But what can I do short of dyeing it all over? Well, I gave this some thought and here’s what’s happening. First, I’m super careful about keeping the frizz down to a minimum. This keeps even grey hairs looking more attractive. To do this I use Ghost OilThis is not a sponsored post. I just LOVE this product. To smooth it through I recommend a wide toothed comb.
Like this one from The Dollar Store. (Again, not sponsored just a fan)
If you don’t use a wide tooth comb for conditioner or for wet hair, GET ONE NOW. Not even joking. It is critical for your hair. Keeps it from snarling, distributes product perfectly and helps prevent breakage.
These are my number one “go to’s” until I can go blue again. But, I’m also going to do at home Clairol balayage. Yup, at home. It’s been done before. Do you remember “Quiet Touch” hair painting? me too. Let’s see how it goes alright? I’ll let you know next week. If there’s no pix then you know it’s a DISASTER.
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