Thursday, 30 May 2013

The Hair Post.

I must admit I copied this post from AllyTeePee and truned it into a timeline!
But I loved the idea of showing the progression of my hair over a long amount of time so (with her permission) I've scanned facebook, and even logged onto my old BEBO account! (Yes, really). So prepare yourself for some beauties!

Hold on to your seats folks! This is a long story...

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Lets start riiiight back to around 1995, when I was around 3.
 I was blonde. As blonde as sunshine (on the right) and my hair was naturally really straight!
I wish I was naturally blonde now, just to see what it looks like.
You can see the brown starting to seap through my blonde locks on the top here.

HEY! I was rocking ombre in my toddler years!

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Then, at about 7, my hair turned into a quite boring mousy brown!
But i've always been lucky enough to have really soft beautiful natural hair. You can see how long it is here, I could SIT on it!

I'm the one in the yellow circle, my sister April over at AprlShowers is the one on right with the beautiful grin!
I rocked a pretty awesome full fringe, which I do believe by Dad cut at this age!!
It stayed this way for years and years, until around 14, where I discovered the world of hair dye...

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Annnnnnd... I hit my emo phase and died it bright red.
In about year 8, which is 2005, (oh my im getting old!)
Camera quality doesn't really show it but it was super duper red!

I had a huge sweeping fringe and I LOVED it!
But then, for some unknown reason to me, even to this day, one sunny day in 2007...... 
I chopped it all of.

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(Terrible Bebo editing skills! - my eyes are not even blue!)

& I did that thing where I told the hairdresser I loveeed it and I walked through the door and cried and cried and cried.

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So I turned my now, in 2008, not so sweep fringe into a full fringe!
Which was really wonky, but you can't tell so much here.

I didn't really like it, I felt like it was to bitty!
So I kind of grew out just at the time of prom and had the most horrific fringe to date...

See? A giant block on my head.
Boo. This was not a good phase.

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So, after prom I just grew my hair out as best as I could, I kept it a dark brown.
I couldn't seem to get the red out my hair, and whatever light colour i tried to dye it would ultimately turn copper. So despite my pale skin, I stayed dark.
I had a big red streak put in to my hair to be all cool and brought some clip-in extensions which I adored.
(Here in 2009)

But extensions were heavy, fake and I didn't like how heavy the made my head feel.
And my dark hair would fade far to quickly in comparison so my extensions.
So i didn't wear them all that much :(


So I wanted to lighten my hair a little, and had a few highlights put in.

I'm dressed as a pirate for Children in need, this isn't my usual attire!

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But, as ever, I grew bored. SO I got it dyed...BLONDE.

Two days later I dyed it back brown, complete waste of money :(.
I wish I'd given it more of a chance to settle in really...

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But, after dying it back brown, it was in horrific condition.
So I chopped it all off once more..

Shortly after this I moved to Universtiy,  because my hair was so inverted, my hairdresser had to cut the front bits straight to ensure that it grew out properly.

At which point I had my random red streak put back through it.
I really don't know why.

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So now, I'm at University, in 2011, my trusty hairdresser is 260 miles away and I don't trust anyone else.
So i dyed it blonde all by myself.

Which I kind of miss actually, it didn't look to bad.

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But me being me, I got bored, and dye it back brown, just to let it grow out!

Growing, growing, growing.....

You can see how copper the sun and lack of dye turns my hair, I REALLY hate this colour.
I'd love to be naturally really ginger, but this colour is VILE.

(I'm a cat).

So. After more and more growing one year on...
This is Halloween of 2012 :)

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Obvisouly since then my hairdresser Ombre'd my hair for me.
The colour at the top is now completely my natural colour, which is much darker than I thought it was, but I haven't seen it for like 7 years!?

And now, in May, 2013. I am just letting it grow and grow with my ombre in :)
The bleach did take alot out of my poor little ends, but hopefully it'll continue to grow all the way down to my knees ;). (Almost).


  1. love all of your look! but I prefer you in long hair dear :D
    wanna follow each other? let me know! :)
    Sophie <3

    1. I think I do to :)
      So much more you can do with it to!

  2. I really liked this post! Your hair looks lovely now. I think it's a rite of passage, everyone has to cut all their hair off at some point...and then regret it!! xoxo

    The perks of being a hipster

    1. Thanks so much :)
      It really is isn't it?>
      Glad i've got mine out the way ;)

  3. Hey, great post! It's so cool to look back what we used to be like when we were younger and what we are like now, huh? I love these kind of posts. Might do one myself on my blog. I Just came across your blog and I love it, your style is amazing!

    I hope you can check out my blog too. Hopefully we can also follow each other as well if you would like to :)

    1. Definitely, i'd like to think i've changed! :)
      Your to kind, you definitely should!
      i'm now following!

  4. argh i always love looking back at old photos especially primary school years where i was probably at my worst haha i always cringe when i look at them!

    1. hahaha me to! but it's so funny ;)

  5. I've had some really terrible hair cuts in my time (I was a really chubby kid and I had a short bob - NOT good!) but you're one of those lucky ladies that can pull of so many different styles! <3

    Jennie xo |

    1. Oh no! Haha. It's definitely gets better as we grow up :)
      Awww your so kind, thanks lovely! :)

  6. Short hair flatters you a lot! But long hair is so pretty! You've managed to rock every single style. Luckyyy! Haha!

    Zoe // The Caribbean Flower

    1. Haha, bless you! Your much to kind :D

  7. I can not bring myself to look through old pictures.. my hair was an afro.... I really like the ombre in your hair now!! and I like it blonde and the brown and the short! I actually like all of them! :) xx Rena

    Kiss and Make Up

    1. Ohh really!? I'd love to see it hahaha!
      & thank you lovely! :) your so kind!

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    1. You're so kind!
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  9. I'm glad I made the time to read this post, definitely one I'd like to follow from now :o)
    Your very brave to be posting pictures from the past, but then again you look lovely in them all and very down to earth.
    Ombre hair looks lovely by the way! I have a hair appointment tomorrow morning and I'm in such a state about what to do - I'm bored with my style and want to change it up, but think ombre on Asian skin may not flatter me? Who knows, I'll probably just go with the same old trim!

    Nahid xx

    1. Thank's so much lovely.
      It think we all grow from our past so we shouldn't run from it :)

      And actually I think it'd reallllly suit you! It'd loook gorgeous :)

      Let me know how it goes!?

  10. So sweet looking through old photos, weird how much we all change. Your looks amazing as it is right now hun.
    Little Blonde Life

    1. Yeah it is, in a good way I guess! :)
      Thanks so much lovely :)

  11. Pretty! You look good with short hair dear. Blonde looks good on you too. :)
    Do yo want us to follow each other? Let me know!

    xx, Mela

    1. You're to kind :)
      I'll check out your blog!


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