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#1 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

Walked into the hairdresser today, and on the spur of the moment decided to dye my hair from blonde to red  ohmy.gif   ph34r.gif

Feeling a bit conspicuous now!  Nothing like a "subtle" change lol.





Wil try to find a before one....

(Someone convince me I haven't made a huge mistake!!!  happy.gif )

I am a bit worried what my ASD DS will think when he gets back home tomorrow!

ETA before pic

Edited by ♥~Bodhichitta~♥, 12 January 2013 - 08:46 PM.

#2 noonehere

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:25 PM

The red looks really good :-)

#3 nik_klinger

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:28 PM

Looks great, he'll think he's got a super cool and super hero looking mummy!

#4 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:29 PM

Thank you both  biggrin.gif

Trying to find a before show the difference!  it's so massive - I get a shock every time I see my reflection  cool.gif

#5 au*lit

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:30 PM

Looks fab. I love red hair - much more than blonde.

#6 studiobird

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

it is beautiful!!

#7 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:36 PM

Before.....  (sorry it's a bit blurry)


#8 ComradeBob

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:37 PM

Well I think you look fabulous! And I like the red more than the blonde.

I know what you men about the change though, I went platinum blonde from dark brown and did a double take every time I saw myself in a mirror or shop window for a week laugh.gif and the same again when I changed back...

Edited by HappyNewBob!, 12 January 2013 - 08:38 PM.

#9 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:39 PM

Thanks girls!!!!  I'm still trying to get used to it.  I used to be really adventurous with my hair, but have become a bit boring in my middle age  mellow.gif

QUOTE (HappyNewBob! @ 12/01/2013, 08:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well I think you look fabulous! And I like the red more than the blonde.

I know what you men about the change though, I went platinum blonde from dark brown and did a double take every time I saw myself in a mirror or shop window for a week laugh.gif and the same again when I changed back...

That's exactly how I feel - I've had so many people I know tell me today that they would not have recognised me.  I wasn't really going for that huge a change lol.

#10 QueenIanthe

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:49 PM

It looks really good.

#11 LK1

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:51 PM

Really lovely colour!

#12 Elemenopee

Posted 12 January 2013 - 08:56 PM

Love it!

#13 Nepheline

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:00 PM

Looks great!

#14 Wise Old Owl

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:03 PM

I love the colour and I think it looks great  biggrin.gif

I would love the same shade of red.   I am a brunette and trying to get that colour is expensive and time consuming so the hairdresser tells me sad.gif

#15 Lcasey

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:03 PM

Looks great! original.gif

#16 twinboys

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:11 PM

Looks great!!

Just look after your colour with gentle shampooing with the right shampoos as the red washes out/fades so quickly especially if it was done over lightened hair.

#17 Propaganda

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:13 PM

I think it's a great change. You look like you've gone from "everyday wife/mother," to a trendy young thing.

You'll definitely have to be careful with your red because it does wash out very quickly unfortunately.

#18 domestically~challenged

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:16 PM

Looks great original.gif

#19 Mummy2RyanandAlex

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:20 PM

Looks great

#20 Elk

Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:21 PM

I really like it!  biggrin.gif

#21 zrello

Posted 12 January 2013 - 10:13 PM

The red looks amazing with your green eyes! I think you look much younger with the red too.  smile1.gif

#22 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:47 AM

Thank you so much for those comments!!  wub.gif

Yes I realised that afterwards - that the red is probably going to wash out quickly.  I've forgotten about caring for red hair!!!  

I'm still trying to adjust.  I got out of bed and had temporarily forgotten until I looked in the mirror.  Then had one of those "OMG what have I done!" moments  laugh.gif

#23 melajoe

Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:52 AM

It looks fantastic!  

Also, welcome to the club  biggrin.gif

#24 ♥~Bodhichitta~♥

Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:53 AM

QUOTE (melajoe @ 13/01/2013, 07:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It looks fantastic!  

Also, welcome to the club  biggrin.gif

Thank you  biggrin.gif .  Can I ask - what products do you use to care for your hair?  Just normal shampoo?  Or a special one for red hair?

#25 ineedacoffee!

Posted 13 January 2013 - 07:57 AM

I think it looks fantastic and you look much younger!

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