My Hair: a History

I’m quite sure you all are wondering: Why on earth do I have blue (okay, turquoise) hair? Did I just wake up one day and say “I think turquoise hair is the wave of the future, and by golly, I’m riding that wave?”

Not really. Unless you know me fairly well, you may not know that I have had my hair nearly every color under the sun, and that includes the boring and sundry colors of blonde, brown (various shades), and auburn. The only hair color I haven’t ever actually had is black, and I don’t ever plan to.

You may also not know, and you might even be shocked to discover, that I have been coloring my hair since I was 11 years old. Okay, that’s not quite true. My dad colored my hair when I was a youngster. He was a former hairdresser, and so he knew what he was doing.

The roots of this (Ha! See what I did there! ROOTS! … ahem, sorry.) may have come from my strange hair happenings as a young child.

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