Throughout this loopy and unpredictable time of the pandemic, it’s an understatement to say that our lives have modified in some ways – each massive and small. In the present day I wish to give attention to one thing I believed is perhaps a bit of extra light-hearted and enjoyable – and all of it has to do with our hair.
Relying on the place we stay and our personal selections about our well being and security, we could or could not have gone to a hair salon to get our hair coloured or lower.
Though we might be able to buy dwelling hair coloration kits (although it was a problem discovering any in inventory for a time frame!), not visiting a hair salon for fairly some time could have offered some fascinating challenges.
Since my hair has grown so lengthy that I’m not capable of fashion it the way in which I’d wish to anymore – and because you is perhaps dealing with this similar state of affairs – I believed it will be enjoyable to have a look at a number of different choices for the way we are able to cope with our longer locks.
And I additionally thought it is perhaps enjoyable to share some previous hair “horror tales.” Since most of us have most likely skilled a hair “horror story” at one time or one other in our lives, please be at liberty to share your story within the remark part under!
Now proper off the bat, I’ve to say that I’m a make-up artist, however I’ve completely no expertise in any respect with regards to coping with hair. Nonetheless, I’ve all the time been fascinated with numerous hair merchandise and have accrued a number of of them over time.
So though I hope this text and video could present a number of concepts – if nothing else, it very effectively might present a number of laughs. And since laughter is nice for our immune system, maybe the timing could be proper for this subject.
First, in fact, there are hair combs and headbands. Combs can be utilized in two other ways – to maintain the hair in place and so as to add a bit of quantity to areas of our hair. These kind of combs have been round for a few years, and I’m certain you’ll acknowledge them.
They had been very fashionable within the Forties, and I really keep in mind seeing my mother use them. You possibly can put one in every of these combs in a single strategy to safe the hair by simply pulling the hair again and pushing within the comb.
Or you possibly can put it in a second method – with the curved facet subsequent to your head after which flip the comb over – to provide your hair extra quantity. You may as well twist the hair and safe it which provides quantity to only one space.
After which you possibly can all the time discover combs which have some sort of ornamental characteristic. There are some actually enjoyable ones on the market with attractive shiny flowers or different artistic motifs.
There may be additionally a comb that wraps across the complete head and is named an accordion comb. It might add some enjoyable quantity should you work with it a bit.
Though I’ve by no means discovered any headbands that I believed had been comfy or seemed significantly good, there’s all the time the choice of scarves which could be each stunning and sensible.
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Bumpits are available in a package deal of a number of completely different sizes and the entire goal of them is to supply some raise and quantity to our hair.
Most add-on hair items are straightforward clips-ins which offer a bit of further quantity. They are often small or massive, and you’ll play with them. I often safe these with some extra-long bobby pins along with the clips on the items themselves simply to make them really feel safer.
After which, in fact, there’s all the time the choice of precise wigs which are available in all completely different colours, types, worth ranges, and fibers.
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Lastly, if we actually don’t wish to cope with our hair in any respect, we are able to all the time cover it up with hats! And should you stay in a heat local weather, like I do, hats are literally a fairly essential accent.
Whether or not you select vast brimmed hats, baseball caps, or knitted hats with pom poms, hats could be each enjoyable and sensible.
Like many people who’re brunettes, I all the time puzzled what it will be wish to be blonde. So whereas in school, I managed to get my arms on a brief blonde wig and wore it in the future after I was scholar instructing at a highschool.
The instructor I used to be working with really walked proper by me in one of many faculty hallways as a result of she didn’t acknowledge me. It seemed terrible, and fortunately, I by no means bought up the nerve to put on it once more.
However not being one to surrender, a number of years later, after school, I went to a salon to provide being a blonde one other go, and I really ended up with inexperienced hair. Evidently, that was the final of my experiments by myself hair associated to changing into a blonde.
I hope this text and video sparked a number of concepts – or if nothing else, generated a number of laughs – as we proceed with the brand new regular of Covid.
Have you ever needed to make some changes in the way you put on your hair throughout Covid? Have you ever tried any new merchandise which can be serving to? In that case, what hair merchandise do you employ that you simply particularly love? And when you’ve got a hair “horror story,” please be at liberty to share it!