Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Boredom, skint-ness, hair dye and the results

There's nothing I like more than spending a few hours in the salon, having my head massaged, reading trashy magazines and drinking tea. But unfortunately the purse strings at Casa de BeBe are well and truly tightened at present, so luxuries such as above mentioned hair styling are well and truly out of the question.

The problem though, is that, in my infinite wisdom, I decided way back in April it would be a lovely idea to have some highlights in for the summer, what I didn't take into consideration is that I wouldn't be able to afford the up-keep!

So here I am 7 months down the line with hideous roots, having only had 1 haircut in that time too, attempting to do a bit of a mini homemade makeover........crazy! Some might say, but stay tuned, I don't think it's that bad actually!!!

All you will need is £2.99, a comb, scissors, hairdryer etc and about an hour.

The hair dye I used was Savers own brand - Derma V10, No 5.3, Golden Chestnut, at an incredibly reasonable £2.99!!!!!

I've never used a 10 minute permanent dye before. Overall I was very impressed, for starters it had the proper rubber gloves in, not those awful big plastics ones stuck to the instructions!! The instructions themselves were easy to follow and the smell was no more overpowering than the more expensive brands. My only complaint would be that once mixed, the solution was very runny, so take extra care for spillages etc. I particularly like the built-in comb applicator, again, something I'd never used before.

10 minutes later, I popped in the shower, washed it off with ease and applied the conditioner leaving it for 3 minutes or so whilst I did my other ablutions.

If you're brave enough (or let's face it, stupid enough) you might want to have a little trim too. I've always been quite comfortable with scissors so I decided to cut my fringe back in, and I'm quite pleased with the results. What do you think?

P.S. I'm still using blogger for iPhone, and whilst it's quick and easy in one sense, the composition leaves a lot to be desired, so apologies!!

3 comments:

  1. The fringe looks really good, I am terrible at getting mine straight, i am considering trimming the ends of my hair at the moment, I am so skint and just cant afford the cost of hairdressers round here!

    colour looks great too. x

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  2. You look amazing! I love how you cut it.

    I cut my hair as a teenager and I thought it looked good - but I wouldn't dare do it now.Maybe trimming the ends? But I found a hairdresser who will do that for $10 and I figure me botching a self-haircut is a lot more expensive to have fixed. ;)

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  3. Thanks guys, I'm really pleased with it!! Really appreciate your comments x x

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