“I’m Addicted to Blowdries!”
How far is too far to get that perfect, swishy hair?
“I got my first blowout back in high school. I still recall the feeling of my newly-sleek style gliding between my fingers. My old hair had been falsely advertising a disorganised, unreliable mess, when in truth, I’m someone who almost always arrives on time and juggles a million things. Which is why, when I started my career as a writer 10 years ago, I wouldn’t dream of heading into a major meeting without a fresh one. When a Yale University study confirmed what I’d known—bad hair days lower selfesteem—blowouts officially became my weapon. I live in a high state of anxiety about getting my hair wet or sweaty. A few drops of H2O make it kink, so at the pool, I’m that girl roasting on the edge when it’s 100 degrees. Steamy sex on Mondays... aka blowdry day? Forget it. Even my exercise suffers: I fell in love with spinning last year, but couldn’t stand ruining my hair. So I choose perfect hair over a perfect butt, and Monday-night orgasms.
Then there’s my checking account. To avoid a car-payment’s worth of salon visits on my Visa, I had to make some changes. Today, I shop less, eat-in more, and only hit the salon on Mondays, eking out four to six days of great hair from that session. Now that I’ve gotten more of a grip, the guilt is mostly gone. (Hey, some people spend way more than ` 2,600 a week on their version of therapy!) Yes, I’m hooked, but I feel hotter and happier for it...and Tuesday nights just seem a little more special in my house.
We could so get used to this hair L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hair Spray, ` 550, will set your style in
Techni Art Fresh Dust Dry Shampoo,
` 950, gives your blowout life for another
day This shape helps create volume at the roots, and curls at the ends.
Oriflame HairX Round Brush, ` 229 Sebastian Volupt Spray, ` 1,300, is just the thing to use on damp hair for mega volume