Monday, May 11, 2009

Oh, no you don't. Not again.

I was the first one to arrive at a meeting this afternoon. The second was the art director I work with most often. Just making conversation, I told her that I was getting my hair cut this weekend. I have tried it longer and it's just not working. After my workout today, it just went BOOOOINNNG -- curling this way and that.

She told me I just hadn't tried hard enough. I need to get a "better" cut, with layers. Then I could just add a little product and scrunch. Or maybe take a round brush and blow it dry. A "better" cut and the willingness to make my hair look nice -- that's all I need.

I do not intend to blow dry my hair every day twice a day -- once after my shower in the morning and then again after my workout. As my hair gets longer, I can't control the curls and cowlicks, and so it's got to go.

I also didn't ask for her opinion.

Last time the Art Director did this to me, she hurt my feelings. Then she told me that all I needed to be very nice looking was new clothes, new makeup and new hair. It left me feeling sad that I was so homely. Today I just remembered that it's my hair, seeing as it's growing out of my head and all, and so if I want it cut off, it goes. She'll just have to adjust.

3 comments:

  1. It's interesting that we are both slightly obsessed with our hair today and wrote about it in a post.
    I wont' be cutting mine, however, just a teensy-weensy trim. Frizz, curls, wildness, whatever, it stays.

    Your Art Director sounds just downright witchified. Insecure, perhaps? Does she have a life? Must she ruin yours with bitchy barbs?

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  2. When I was young..I had beautiful long "dark" hair...and I loved all the work I put into making myself up. Now .... it is all about comfort. I have been told I have great hair color...given to me by God...and I do love the silver locks. I love short, spikey hair..and it is a fast up and go hair style. The least time I spend in front of a mirror ...makes me happy.
    This lady is very rude...to say the least. Do not listen to anything she has to say...it is all BS...pardon that!!!

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  3. Did you point out to the art director that all she needed to be really nice was a few lessons in tact?

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