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Friday, April 19, 2013

I Got A Hair Cut!

Back in March I wrote a post on 2013 spring hair trends and shared that I hadn’t had a decent haircut in months. It had been almost a year since I had gotten any sort of highlights. This was due to my former hairdresser moving away a year ago. I’ve been looking for her replacement ever since. (Isn’t it so hard to find a good one????)

My friend Louise works as an esthetician at the Elizabeth Arden salon (Litchfield Park, AZ) and she said I should see Tiffany. I hemmed. I hawed. Then I finally grew sick of looking like Cousin It and made an appointment.

My hair had been past my shoulders and full of split ends. As summer is swiftly approaching here in Phoenix I wanted something fairly short.

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I requested highlights close to my natural color as I am not a personal fan of the “oh you have highlights” look. It hurts too much once they start to grow out. :). Tiffany delivered. I’m happy.

As for the shirt~ the Fashionista always gives me a gift on her birthday. (Awwww!) She found it in the loungewear section at Anthro. I’ve worn it with red shorts and also blue jeans. It’s so soft and got a ton of compliments.

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Once my ‘do gets a bit longer I am going to try and set it in hot rollers for a soft wave.

Have you done anything new with your hair lately?


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Lorraine said...

The hair looks great! Big improvement! Who knew you used to be Cousin It ?? Let's see how many people say "who the heck is Cousin It".....LOL

Denise said...

Tiffany did a great job, Laura! I like your "non-highlights"; it all has such a soft, natural look with just the right amount of of fullness.
Such a cute shirt from the Fashionista; she's very thoughtful just like her mom :)

Have a wonderful weekend.

Denise at Forest Manor

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I loveeeeeeeee it!!!! Great color!!!!

White Weathered Hutch, said...

Beautiful! Yes I just had my hair coloured and it is a dissaster.....
My hair was blonde, looking a little brassy so I needed some colour.
She toned down the brass with ash and it looks gray and then added some brown low lights. not looking good so I asked if she would lighten the front around my face and it looks strawberry blonde now with a gray back......
EEEKK!!! going back for a fix...
wish me luck!!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

How pretty your hair looks, I think she did a wonderful job! Love the top too, what a sweetie to buy you a gift too!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Love your haircut, it looks wonderful and the tee shirt is the cutest ever. Love it too. Hugs, Marty

ImagiMeri said...

Icing on top of an already gorgeous cake!

Love ya'

Curtains in My Tree said...

Your hair cut is great for you
I just had mine cut last weekend and got a razor cut
I think I will go very short for summer this year since I am traveling to hot humid countries, I don't want to use rollers or curling irons, wash & go hair cut

Karen Albert said...

Laura perfect timing for me as my hair is way too long and in need of some shaping. I love your highlights and cut.

The top from Anthro is so special, tell your daughter what great taste she has!

Art by Karena

openid said...

You look lovely (and even if you were sporting a cousin it 'do' I have no doubt you could pull it off)
I brushed my hair yesterday. Does that count? :/
Your Friend,

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME/Doublewide Decor said...

When I saw your title, I heard my husband say...why did you only get one hair cut? Do the whole thing.
It is his type of humor!!
Looks cute...want the shirt!

Linda said...

Your hair looks very pretty and I love the shirt. No, I haven't had my hair cut in about 3 years because I wanted to grow it to shoulder length and it's just barely at the length of yours, which you call shorter and I call Long. :D I plan to keep growing it to see how long it can get to by age 50, which still has almost 2 years to go.

Love, Linda

Bente said...

Beautiful haircut. Love the color too.
Thank you so much for your nice visit on my blog. You are so sweet.

Wish you a great weekend

Mary Grace McNamara said...

Lovely hair, Laura! Enjoyed the picture of Cousin It too! He was one of my favorite characters on The Addams Family! I feel like my hair looks like that right now too, so I'm looking forward to a good trimming soon!

Cute top too!


Jill Flory of Sew a Fine Seam said...

Love your new 'do' Laura! You are gonna love it :)

Louise said...

I am so glad you are pleased, and it really does look lovely. Tiffany always does a lovely job. I am with you, I prefer more subtle highlights and yours are certainly very soft and pretty.

Your top is so pretty. I am going to have to hint, heavily, to my children about this. I mean I had to have emergency surgery after giving birth to one of them, although she shall remain nameless.:)

Maureen said...

Love the new do! I rediscovered hot rollers a couple of years ago and they are absolutely the faster and easiest way to do hair. I checked out the video just in case she had some tips and she did.

Vicki said...

Love your haircut! That's the style I normally choose,it's so easy and always draws compliments. Your highlights look terrific too.

The Boston Lady said...

Your hair looks great Laura! Both the cut and highlights. And I can sympathize with the "finding a new hair person" dilemma. I had a heck of a time with my hair while my hand was healing... Went to a well-known chain chop shop and just had it cut short - didn't care. A few weeks ago I went back to a nearby salon with a really nice stylist I had found BB (before breakage) and he gave me a great cut and color. Aaaaah. It just feels good. Ann

Auntie Em said...

Your hair looks so nice! And great job on the highlights. It's always such a nice pick-me-up to get a great do!
Great top too! Fashionista has great taste, just like her Momma