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High Maintenance Hair

This Monday wasn’t off to a good start: I almost tripped down the stairs while rushing about this morning. I managed to catch myself and avert disaster (and a few ouchies) when I somehow tripped on my house slippers as I was putting my coffee mug in the sink. It went flying off my hands before landing on the floor in pieces, leftover coffee splashed everywhere.

Then I realized I had thawed the wrong chicken for lunch and that cost me an extra ten minutes of cooking and about two inches extra of oil.

I was sufficiently pissed, muttering angrily to myself and the heat (at seven in the morning, are you kidding me???) didn’t help at all.

Thankfully, that was the worst of it (I hope…). Now let’s talk about my hair! Here are a few photos I snapped last week.

half-shaved head

half-shaved head

My hair grows so fast, though! I’m seeing about five millimeters (or more) of re-growth (aka ugly black roots) and it’s only been… nine days? Right now, I am undecided what to do since the length is becoming awkward.

A photo from last Saturday at Heima‘s Life Is A Party, well, party.

half-shaved head

I really really want to keep the blonde but I don’t want to spend/waste so much on having to keep shaving then bleaching and coloring the left side. I also want to have that side buzzed down to a zero but I also want to correct/grow out the hair near my part.

In short, I have no idea what to do next.

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  • Reply Janine May 16, 2011 at 4:23 pm

    I love that last pic. I think it would look just as good if you let it go dark. Or even did the shaved part dark and let the roots go in for an ombre look in the long part.

  • Reply Carina May 16, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    Dju lose weight!

    • Reply Helga May 16, 2011 at 4:37 pm


      • Reply crisel May 18, 2011 at 1:47 am

        Funny when you say that.

  • Reply Katy May 16, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Damnn that’s hot! You totally have guts, girl! I would’ve never been able to pull that off.

  • Reply Belle May 17, 2011 at 1:58 am

    ugh, totally unflattering picture of me.
    can we hang out more often plz, i missed youuu!

  • Reply FLAIRED May 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    U so pretty!

  • Reply Gel May 17, 2011 at 11:31 pm

    Gotta love your guts for pulling off that kind of hair, Helga! Can’t imagine myself (or anyone else I know) doing the same thing :p Stay awesome!

  • Reply ellataklesa May 18, 2011 at 12:05 pm

    LOVE the first photo. It looks so kickass! :)

  • Reply Trevor May 30, 2011 at 9:04 am

    I love your new hair. You are so hot, Helga. Marry me!!!!

    • Reply Helga May 30, 2011 at 1:43 pm

      You can stop being creepy, thanks!!!

  • Reply Trevor May 30, 2011 at 9:05 am

    I love all these posts about your hair, I am so obsessed with you xoxo

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