Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Holy Crap…..I Have Red-ish Hair!


So I have wanted red hair for a long time, but my lovely husband said I would not look good with red hair.  Pssshht. I would tell him I have a very fair complexion and light green eyes so it may work with red hair, to which he tells me nope and that I don’t have the right features. Whatever.

So of course I did what every good wife does…..try to prove my husband wrong by dying my hair red!  I decided to go with a light red brown hair color from Sally’s Beauty instead of pure red. (I use Ion Color Brilliance Permanent Crème….LOVE it.)

Here is the dull mousey brown hair that I so desperately wanted to get rid of. (Blech, really bad picture! Love the circles under my eyes and crap two-tone hair....how do people let me go out in public this?!)



Here is the noticeably different Auburn hair I went with. (Very red in this picture when it is straight around my face.)



Slightly different look to the color and looks a bit better styled back like this.



It is very different, and I am still getting use to it….but I have to say I am liking it. It turned out more auburn, which is what I like and really wanted then straight up red.  I think what I like most is how my eyes seem to pop with this color hair. Seriously, I have no makeup on and haven’t changed a thing other than my hair color from the before and after pictures, but my eyes seem a lot brighter and more noticeable (especially in person). Love that!

I still haven’t decided if this particular color is the one I want to stay with or if I want something with more brownish or maybe lighter. I am up for suggestions.  But I am happy that I will not have to wear a hat for Thanksgiving this year to hide a bad dye job!!

12 comments:

  1. I LOVE IT I LOVE IT I LOVE IT!

    It makes your eye pop!

    I have green eyes. THAT's why we like each other so much! Green eyes UNITE!

    Really, seriously, it's a wonderful color for you. It looks natural like that's the color you were born with.

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  2. Ooh -- I likes! You look lovely! And you're right about your eyes. T is totally going to have to eat his words. :) Yaaaaay for new hair colors!

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  3. I love it! It looks great tousled away from your face in that last photo. You are right, it not only brightens your eyes, but your whole face. I think you proved your hubby wrong. ;)

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  4. I LOVE IT! It looks great on you!
    **Ginger approved**

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  5. OMG. I didn't even READ any of your post, I just jumped to the comments section so that I could tell you that I LOVE IT. Your eyes POP with this.

    Love it.

    Gorgeous. Very fall.

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  6. Ok, read your post. I agree. It's awesome and I'm glad you like it.

    NICE.

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  7. LOVE IT!!! love the 2nd way it's styled. yay for new hairdos!!

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  8. I LOVE it! I think you pull that color off VERY well!

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  9. AW Thanks ladies! I am really enjoying the color.

    I am SO telling T. that my hair has been blogger AND Ginger approved!

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  10. You look stunning. It makes your skin glow and your eyes stand out. Stick with the red, lady. You were meant to have it.

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  11. I love the finished product!! Looks incredible. You are a ginger - just what you wanted!!

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