Monday, August 18, 2014

Hair Donation, OPI Visions of Love and a new do!

Hey guys! I have a little bit of a different post today! On my nails is OPI Visions of Love with a heart stud (my first.time.ever. wearing a stud) sent to me by my friend Gianna :)

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I cut my hair! A whole ton of it! I've been growing my hair out for 2 years, and long story short, it was time. I donated it once before to Pantene Beautiful Lengths about 5 years ago. They say it takes
6 ponytails to make a wig, and I hoped I'd be able to do it 6 times but I don't think I have that much time left before I have to start dying my hair :(

PBL is my choice of recipient for my hair because: they only require 8 inches, whereas the more famous Locks of Love requires 10. Also, I feel like Locks of Love gets the most press, and while children getting wigs is great, adults need them too. I kind of thought, if I could do it 6 times, then maybe if I ever needed one I'd have that out in the universe.

Here's another thing. Something I don't talk about ever, really, except for with my husband. Someone in my family is battling Multiple Myeloma right now. It's a blood cancer and it's a doozie. Without getting into any detail, that person is on my mind on a daily basis. They may or may not read this, and I probably won't tell them this post is being written. It's not about that. I chose OPI Visions of Love because maroon is the chosen color ribbon (who chooses that stuff?) for MM. I also placed a small heart stud, sent to me by a friend. I've never worn studs before, and I'm not sure how often I will, but I just felt this needed something simple and significant.

Soo.... there's my hair! Yes, it does have a natural flip to it, it's a blessing and a curse. :)


my hair!

Another shot of OPI Visions of Love. It's a deep burgundy jelly and thankfully it doesn't look black, it's so dark! I will definitely pull this out again when my nails are shorter.


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Here's my new do! No fault of my hair girl, she measured my hair many times before she cut it, but I swear the cut line was like 2 inches longer than what my hair wound up being. She said she didn't take off any length layering butttttt it's a tad shorter than I wanted. Dang that hair flip. 


short hair don't care

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