Auburn for Autumn

Paige: Ah, don’t worry, this blonde couldn’t hit the broad side of a beauty parlour. I mean, check out that dye job![The Stilman sisters gasp]Mabel: How dare you! –Charmed

I took the plunge and dyed my hair! It was supposed to be sort of a light brown, and it turned out auburn, so it has hints of red in it. Match absolutely loves it, and says it brings out the color of my eyes so much more than my old hair color. The weird thing is, it almost looks more natural than the natural color. I took Pink Jelly Baby’s advice and blurred my face so you could see the full effect of the hair. The blur effect makes my face look like it melted, and it’s super creepy. Try to look past that and see the hair. What do you think? You know, besides the creepy melting face?

Here’s the before:

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And here’s the after:

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I’m Going Brunette

Karen: So, how they hangin’, honey?Candy: Well, thanks to Dr. Kipper, three inches higher. Listen. As much as I’d love to stay here sweatin’ with the oldies, I’m getting a little woozy from the booze-y seeping from your enlarged pores.Karen: Oh, honey, they’re not enlarged. They’re just in shock over that hair color. –Will & Grace

So last weekend when I was out to lunch with Couple Wife we got to talking about our hair. I have natural blonde hair, but the more erm..”honey colored” hair. Which means that in the summer it looks great, with all of these natural highlights from the sun making it shine. But in the winter, it gets dull and lifeless, and that’s where the dreaded “dirty dishwater” nickname comes in. Sadly, it is so true. So I told her I was actually thinking about going brunette. Continue reading I’m Going Brunette