Friday, February 04, 2011

It's been a while, but the time has come. Let's talk hair.

First some boring business stuff:

I'm still taking sign ups for the anonymous blog swap! Sign up here.

Also, Decoybetty has a new look, please come on over and check it out. My gift to myself once I get a job (positive reinforcement) is to hire one of my favourite designers to do a header for me (if she'll do it of course)...and maybe a button! But until then, I'll just keep it simple.

Ok, now let's get down to business. The business of my hair. I got a hair cut! Check it.



And as you can probably tell from the photo, it's a bit wild and crazy. I'd like to say that I can blame the majority of that wild and crazy on the humidity. But I think the humidity only plays a minor role. [note, it appears that in the next couple of sentences, I had a lot of pent up RANTING to do...I apologise. I also like people with straight hair. AND I like my own hair... I might go as far as to say it's my favourite feature...]

Can you take a good long look at the head of hair that is in the picture above. I think there are a few things that we can say generally about that hair.
1. There is a lot of it.
2. It is curly
3. There seems to be SOME amount of frizz
4. There is a bit of volume...

Can we agree on these 4 truths?

Now let's say that I am talking to someone with straight hair...it is often that a straight haired person will complain of the following things:
1. Frizz
2. Volume
3. I don't want to hear it.

In fact, I might laugh in said straight haired person's face. And I think that is my right.

In summation, if you have straight hair that looks like a less glossy version of this (thanks google) don't talk to me about frizz and I'll let you boing my curls (that's what she said).

17 comments:

  1. I have naturally straight hair that will frizz if someone looks at it. I'm constantly using the flat iron to keep it frizz free and glossy, but it's a lost battle in humid weather. Ponytails are my friend.

    You look cute with short curly hair though!

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  2. Isn't it always the way? Those with naturally curly hair want it straighter? Actually mine is half-curly and I wish it were curlier. If it makes you feel any better, my husband thinks it's an abomination for people to straighten their hair. He cringes when an ad for a straightener comes on.

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  3. Ha, my hair is so straight and fine I've always had to wear this:

    http://www.google.com.au/images?um=1&hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&biw=1178&bih=574&tbs=isch%3A1&sa=1&q=photos+straight+bob&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=

    It's a grass is always greener thing. As for it being your best feature that's a tough one. My vote might have to go to those enorrrrrrmous eyes.

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  4. I hate when straight-haired people talk about their hair being soooooo frizzy and moan about it being an afro in my presence... I'm an African-American female- they really have NO idea what frizz is about! LOL

    Love your haircut!

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  5. I have to say that I adore your curly hair and the new cut looks fantastic!!! Happy Friday, my dear
    Kisses

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  6. I really like your cut! I'm envious of those with straight glossy, can-do-anything-they-want-with-it hair. I'd love curly thin hair.

    Mine is curly (not as curly as yours), thick and there is loads of it. When I wake up in the morning, it's just a big mess, if I let it dry naturally it turns into a big curly, thick mess. If I tie it up it goes straight but still wavy and thick. I've taken to straightening it or tying it up. Hairdressers in France always go on about how much hair I have, especially when getting highlights and they spend an hour trying to put the foils in. I hate going to the hairdresser!

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  7. my hair is naturally curly and frizzy, kinda like yours just really long. It takes me an hour and 45 minutes to straighten and I have to get it done professionally. There's no way I can do it myself.

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  8. Your hair is adorable! Mine is mostly straight with a bit of kink when it's wet...boring!!

    XO
    Lenore

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  9. No frizz here. I have painfully straight hair and my problem seems to be more of the "I look like I just put my hands to one of those science museum electrostatic balls and now my hair is weightless and trying to fly away to a less straight haired head" girls. I think your curls look great. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment for my SITS day. Have a wonderful weekend!

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  10. I love that you dress to match your blog.

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  11. Um, girl. Me and you are the same. I want to smack my straight-haired friends that complain about frizz and hair management. Go you for being bold and keeping it short and funky. I wanna cut mine, but I am a fraidy-cat. Lol.

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  12. Can't comment much on the hair situation; mine is about two inches long.

    But hahah..
    "don't talk to me about frizz and I'll let you boing my curls (that's what she said)."

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  13. OMG. I love it when you blog about your hair. We CAN agree on your four truths. We also need to add a fifth truth... Your hair is AWESOME.

    I like the simple digs. Orange is very cool. I'm trying to redesign/redecorate my place, too. I've played with Word Press and Square Space. I need help!

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  14. Crystal - I might need photo proof of said frizz

    Mil - I think it'd be nice to have straight hair SOMETIMES, but mostly I am perfectly happy with my curls.

    Susan - there are some days I'd LOVE to be able to pull off the straight bob! Aw, thank you.

    Oneika - This is all I am saying! They really don't get it.

    Diana - Thanks!

    Kiwi in France - Eeek, I hear you. I've finally learned to let it just do it's thing, if I have expectations my hair does not work for me. If I let it do what it wants, I end up loving it!

    Lily - I used to have really long hair too (not quite as long as yours!), but I realised I never wore it down because there was just too much of it!

    lenore - I am sure it's lovely! Thanks for stopping by!

    Julie - No problem! Ah, yes static. eek!

    The Zadge - I am very keen on matching.

    Teacher Girl - Seriously, they don't know what frizz is if it slapped them in face! Do it! hair grows back! :)

    Eric - I've written a post about men's hair...We can discuss it at length any time you want :)

    Chris - I know redesigning is so hard! I just don't anything about it and I'd really like someone to just fix it all and make it prettty! And thank you!

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  15. Oh how I love your hair, though I can understand how much frizz annoys you. I hope you find that magic product that gives you the perfect curls your hair is made for.

    I think I'm qualified to complain about my hair because I'm Nigerian and my hair is always a frizzy mass! :)

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  16. Love your curly hair and great cut! As someone with kinky curly hair, I can definitely identify. I'm here via SITS! : )

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  17. I would kill for your hair. I used to have a less tighter curly version of your hair. Then when I was around 20 my hair weirdly stopped by curly. I mean, now it's wavy, but it used to be curly curly.

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