When you’ve been blonde or brightly coloured for some time, going brunette can be a challenge. You spend months perfecting your hair to the perfect hue, and cringe when you see those brown roots. Brown = Satan.
But after over a year of blonding, pinking, purpling and everything else in between, I felt it was time to go back to brown. It’s such a mindset that you get into of being blonde that it can be difficult to not only make the choice…but also go through with it! It took me two tries to finally succumb to the dark side
Being brunette has a lot of great perks, including less maintenance, people don’t feel it’s their duty to point out your roots (yes, I am aware I have a vegemite stripe, thanks for notifying me), it’s far cheaper over time and it doesn’t need quite as much pampering between dyes.
I am loving red lipsticks more, as well as the bronze eye looks and just feeling more comfortable about my appearance in general.
Although I did love those kids yelling out “MUMMY THAT LADY HAS BLUE HAIR” as their mother’s quickly shush them. Heh.
For those wondering, I did have to dye my hair red before dying my hair brown. This puts red pigments back into the hair before adding the brunette shade, which can sometimes leave the hair with a greenish tinge if you don’t add the red. Eek!
Have you had any radical hair changes of late?