If you can’t join ’em, beat ’em!


I have no hair!

There is
a saying that goes something like this: 'If you want
to see something different, you have to do something different'. For years I've felt in the shadow of the girls I spend time with when we go out. I've longed for the long, shiny, swishy hair of my non-Black friends and the long, healthy hair of my Black friends (sometimes swishy when weave is involved). I've never quite felt as polished and made-up and being the tall and gangly girl that I am, was never the 'cute one' that guys went for. So rather than try and be a
second rate version of the beautiful people, I decided to go against my better judgement - to try to fit in - and made a point of standing out.

Having shorter hair than my husband was a bit of a shock at first but I'm now used to the six-and-a-half minutes it takes to wash, condition
and dry my hair (or head depending on how you want to look at it) and I no longer have the dilemna of how to style my hair in the mornings.
I still get funny looks and I'm sure alot of people think I'm crazy but since my hair bill has practically
been cut down to 0
and I don't need a whole
cabinet of hair products, I
think it's a win win situation.

According to the London free paper Stylist, most of us are caught in a rut with our hair and make-up and tend to stick to the same look. Why not try something different and embrace the results!

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  • 6 responses to “If you can’t join ’em, beat ’em!”

    1. Mummy D says:

      Wow looks great – you're so brave! x

    2. Anneli & Aila says:

      We totally LOVE IT!!! Really suits you… look at that bone structure… And well done for daring to be different!

    3. Anonymous says:

      You are so beautiful! (P4)

    4. Sid says:

      it really suits you 🙂

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