The state of my style is really pretty sad. It’s not that I don’t want to be fashionable, it’s that I don’t have the resources to be… the resources being time, money and energy. Such is life, I guess, but I am feeling particularly “blah” right now. My standard outfit consists of jeans and a shirt, generally coated in a film of baby vomit and spotted with breast milk. I know, it’s super attractive, try to not to be too jealous. When it comes to clothes, I cannot spend money on them. I don’t know why, but the feeling of stress that accompanies a big pile of new clothes is immense. I generally only buy myself clothes when I have a reason to go out and get dressed up or if I go to an outlet or something like that. Otherwise, it’s a random shirt here or there on super clearance and a new pair of jeans when I am feeling particularly spendy.
However, I need an update. My plan to bribe myself with hair extensions is now kaput. My hair stylist informed me that the extensions have gone up in price, and by “gone up,” we’re talking doubled. Yes. Double. I cannot and will not spend $600 on hair extensions, as much as I would love them. So, being that I’m having to grow my hair out the natural way (over a LONG amount of time), I have to do things to keep myself from getting bored and chopping it off. So, I decided to go ahead and get more highlights. I hadn’t had color on my hair in years when I got highlights before Brody was born, and I loved it! Now, I am thinking I’ll try something a little more… drastic. Here are my inspiration pictures for my hair that I’ll be taking with me to my appointment tomorrow… too bad her body doesn’t come with her hair color, because I’d be all over that makeover!
In case you live under a rock (or just close your eyes when you see Victoria’s Secret ads like I do to avoid extreme depression), this is Alessandra Ambrosio, the Victoria’s Secret model. It’s pretty much my ambition in life to look like one of the Vicky’s Angels, but, alas, I was not blessed with height or big boobs, and I’m pretty sure no one wants to see my stretch marks strutting down a runway. Plus, I’m pretty sure you have to be from Brazil to look like this… they’re total freaks of nature (ie: unnaturally gorgeous) in that country- remind me to NEVER vacation there. Anyway, this is the look I’m going for with my hair, so I hope I don’t end up looking like a fool after I get a zillion highlights! I like that you can still see her dark natural color underneath, but the lighter color on top makes her look summery and fresh. I am excited for a change, and hopefully this will give me incentive to keep growing my hair out so I can feel kind of stylish again! Have any of y’all made big hair changes lately?