Change. It’s hard for some of us. It takes courage to go a different route. To choose differently. To trust that something new and different will be okay. I’m not talking about huge life decisions. Buying a house, or moving to another state. I’m not talking about quitting a job, or trying a new genre. I’m talking our hair.
I have an appointment today with my hair dresser. And I’m already feeling antsy. Every time I go, I think this time I’ll tell her to do something completely different. To go a little crazy.
And then I don’t.
I have friends whose hair is different every time I see them. Sometimes I really like it, sometimes I don’t. But I always admire their courage.
Now, I have excuses. I have fine hair and, therefore, the number of styles that actually look good on me are limited. I could go short and spiky? I just don’t see myself as a short-spiky-haired girl.
I could have it dyed a different color? Yeah . . . No!
So I’ll go and I’ll probably ask her the same question I ask every time. “Any recommendations?”
I know she’ll offer something, and I’ll listen and then I’ll say . . . “Just do the regular.”
What’s wrong with me guys?
I mean, I don’t shy away from change in other areas of my life. I jump genres, I recently moved from the house I’d lived in for twenty years. I’m not afraid to travel. I’ll try different kinds of food. Heck, I ate toad soup once.
But my hair? I never venture too far from what I’ve always had.
Any hair style advice for fine hair? Any advice on taking a leap of faith at the salon? Are you like me, afraid of a new hair style?
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