Monday, September 4

From "Run Lola Run" to "Eggplant". Happy Labor Day!

A valuable lesson was learned this Labor Day weekend: Clairol Natural Instincts LIES!

Please learn from my mistakes and avoid wasting twenty valuable units of your life (not to mention months of snowballing self-esteem issues) pacing the haircolor aisle at CVS, holding your hair to the colored swatches on the boxes, to no avail. My hair did not come out a gentle "carmalized honey" as promised, but instead came out "Fraggle Hooker Pink".

Surprisingly, this result was not listed as one of the options on the box. Trust me, after I had the horrific Diff'rent Strokes detoweling experience, I checked the box repeatedly. It made no reference whatsoever to Run Lola Run.

I went supersonic on her over the phone, rapid-fire "meh"ing, so L thought I was exaggerating, but the look on B's face when he returned home from his Boys Weekend told me otherwise. An immediate return trip to the pharmacy followed, and resulted in a darker color, but at least one that might be found somewhere in (non-Jim Henson) nature.
If Timothy Leary's garden counts.


Needtsza said...


but I don't know if making shorter is really the right answer boo boo

Scott said...

Hair dye is like a box of chocolates -- you never know what you're going to get, and chances are good you might not like it.

Trust me, I sympathize! I've also learned to continuously monitor the color as it is developing to make sure you aren't going to have to share a hole in the wall with a Gobo, Wembley, Boober, and a bunch of doozers.

Chief Ninja Monkie said...

I TOTALLY need to see this to believe it.

Z-MAN said...

c' some pink hair pictures...

honeykbee said...

It's not pink anymore. It's more... maroon. Except in direct sunlight, then it's pink.

Pictures don't do it justice. I just appear vampirical.

dwb said...

but does the curtain match the drapes?

(god, that would be so much funnier if we weren't related)