I got my hair done last weekend and got some pink (woot!) extensions. It had been such a looong time since I even had a haircut. I figured if I was going to make an appointment I might as well make it worth my time. Adding color is something I would have never done when I was teaching high school; most of the time I was trying hard as a young twenty-something to be taken seriously. It didn’t help that I was mistaken for a student by a parent my first year (I looked about 16 when I started teaching). I guess it took me a while to get to the point where the thought of adding color to my hair even occurred to me. But now, why NOT? It doesn’t really matter what anyone thinks of me; might as well do something fun!!
Mr Rae raised a single eyebrow and made an 80’s rockstar reference when I announced I would be coming home with pink in my hair. It ended up being much more subtle than either one of us guessed (I had to bump up the color saturation on the top photo to make the pink easier to see; the photo above is more realistic), and honestly this barely counts as “coloring my hair” since the extensions aren’t permanent and they’ll fall out after a couple months. Anyway, it’s a fun and easy way to try out a bit of color without a permanent change. It’s probably just going to get crazier from here on out.