And the reader with the worst/best hair story is….

Posted by Lipglossiping On February - 13 - 2010

…. Ceona!

This traumatic episode in Ceona’s life had me and Mr. L wiping tears from our eyes.  Sorry Ceona, we were laughing WITH you.

14 year old me: Muuuuum. I want a perm. Muuuuum, I really want a perm. Pleeeeeaseeeeeeeee!

Mum after years of my begging: Ok, we’ll speak to the hairdresser.

Hairdresser: No. No no no. It won’t work. Your hair is too thick, it will fall out. No.

Me: Hairdresser, I want a perm. Oh please, please, pretty please. I won’t blame you if it falls out.

Hairdresser: Oh fine. I’ll do it.

Hairdresser gives me a trendy spiral perm. Hairdresser repeats through the whole thing that it will fall out. Hairdresser uses extra perming solution.

Result: I end up with the tightest spiral perm you have ever seen. I am, in fact, Spuggie from Byker Grove (google it youngsters). I am mortified. The hairdresser is delighted and thinks it’s fabulous. I retreat home and burst into tears.

My sister, bless her, does me a french plait. And I wait for the perm to drop. All my friends have bad home perms that drop into cute waves.

Mine does not. Mine grows out very, very slowly. I use industrial quanitites of mousse to control it. I have crispy hair too. At one point I have straight hair to the tops of my ears and tight curls underneath. I do a home dye. I neglect to read the bit about permed hair taking dye more strongly. I have two tone hair.

Eventually, I get a bob.

You’ve won some lovely Aussie products, please can you email me your details so that I may pass them on to the lovely bods at Aussie?

Thanks for sharing everyone xx


4 Responses to “And the reader with the worst/best hair story is….”

  1. […] And the reader with the worst/best hair story is…. | Lipglossiping […]

  2. Redtiger21 says:

    Lol what an excellent story!!!!! Well done you- although it was a hard-earned rpize!

  3. Jessica says:

    Hilarious, wish there was a picture of this hairdo!!

  4. @RedTiger21 – The story was fab huh? I was holding my sides 😀

    @Jessica – I won’t link directly, but check out Ceona’s fab twitter stream and you’ll find she linked us up with a piccie tonight :)

Leave a Reply

RANDOM

Urban Decay Midnight Emergency Kit: It's the glitter bomb dot com

My dislike for all things Midnight Cowboy is well-documented.  I don’t have a problem with the colours, au contraire (Rodney), I love the peach-champagne-y goodness …

Tag - 11 things that make me happy

The lovely Michelle over @ LipstickRules tagged me, so here goes: 1). Photography I love photography and dream that one day I may become talented …

Color Club - Wild At Heart NOTD

Hyperventilate with me polish lovers! Ok, so it’s not the holo-est holo I’ve ever worn… but my god it’s pretty!  Wild at Heart is a …

Acqua Di Parma Iris Nobile Sublime EdP

Acqua Di Parma’s Iris Nobile was my first encounter with a high-end perfume and also, my first experience of the brand.  It was love at …

Deal Alert: A tan-tastic summer offer from Dove Spa!

With the pitiful summer we’ve been experiencing so far, we could do with some extra help in the body-beautiful department and I may have just …

Product of the Week: Inglot Face & Body Illuminator

I picked this up at the start of the week from the Inglot store in Westfield.  I was impressed with the super-fluid texture that I …

Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Colour Balm

Clinique are all about the chub nowadays aren’t they?  All of the chub, all of the time.  Chubby lips, chubby eyes, and now chubby cheeks.  …

Beauty Blender Giveaway Winners….

Thanks so much to each and every one of you who entered the Beauty Blender Giveaway which was kindly sponsored by Just Beauty Direct. The …

Mary Quant... just a teeny, practically accidental dabble...

…you see, the Mary Quant store is next to the Liz Earle flagship store just off the Kings Road and I was mooching around killing …

HQ Hair introduces me to David Scheffen…

…and thank GOD! Last Tuesday, I attended an event at HQ Hair’s very own hair & beauty store in the heart of central London.  It’s …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads