First off, I would like to start off by saying that I KNOW it’s been a while since I’ve posted. Which I also know is the understatement of the century. I haven’t posted on here since the first week in March and that is just not okay with me. I’ve been so busy with school and work and just ~life~ in general that I’ve basically abandoned my little corner of the internet that I call Denim N’ White, but I’m back bitches and there’s nothing you can do to stop me from taking this seriously this time around!
Next, I need to address something. Something that may seem shocking to most. Something that is so serious I don’t even know how to say it.
I.Colored. My. Hair.
Before and After!
CRAZY I know! Who would’ve ever thought I would do it? All my life I’ve been really into keeping things natural; I’ve never even pierced my ears! But upon turning 20 and finishing up my second year at Parsons I decided it’s time to make a change.
I balayaged my hair, which is basically a more natural and precise way to ombre your hair and add highlights without going near the roots. My hair is naturally highlighted (bless the lord for the one good gene I received from my parents) so touching the roots would’ve been pointless and a waste of time and money. I wanted my hair to be lighter for the summer on top of chopping it. It may not look it, but the mop that I call hair is so incredibly thick and heavy that it probably adds on substantial weight when I weigh myself. It was time for a change.
The process took 4.5 hours. No exaggeration. I got there at noon and left at 4:30. It was also a bit pricey ($250) but all of it was worth it because after you do the long, expensive process once you’ll never have to do it ever again. Either you let the balayage fade out and then cut it when you want your natural color back or you go back to get it touched up. As Erica, my hairstylist, said, “it’s the baby step to dying your hair”. I don’t think I’ll ever fully dye my hair just because I absolutely love the natural highlights but I’m completely head-over-heels for my balayage. If you’re thinking of doing it, PLEASE do. It’s a great way to transform your look in a subtle and natural way.