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Thursday Ideas: Hair Rut Ruminations

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Thursday Ideas: Hair Rut Ruminations
Thursday Ideas: Hair Rut Ruminations


Rocking the lengthy layers since 2016

How have you learnt you’re caught in a hair rut? I’m asking for a buddy, aka me, ha ha ha!

I believe I is likely to be within the throes of 1, and I’ve combined emotions about it.

A little bit backstory –– I’ve had the identical lengthy, layered, salt-and-pepper hairdo for just a few years now.

Earlier than Connor, I used to be rather more adventurous when it comes to coloration and size. For the previous few years, although, I’ve held onto this type as a result of it’s much less work.

At the least that’s what I maintain telling myself.

Lengthy hair has at all times been decrease upkeep for me; I can twist it up right into a bun or throw it right into a ponytail simply, and if I wish to put on it down, all I’ve to do is curl just a few items with a curling iron and that’s it.

I completely know what it feels prefer to desire a massive hair change. Over time, I’ve answered the decision many occasions, chopping and highlighting and doing all of the issues to my hair.

I haven’t felt that method in ages, although. Certain, each on occasion I get antsy to paint it once more, however somebody (often a hair stylist) talks me out of it.

Considered one of my theories is I’m at the moment in a season the place I want a safety blanket, and that’s what this specific type is doing for me proper now — comforting me in ways in which I subconsciously need and want.

Or maybe I’m extra petrified of change than I was.

I’m undecided what the true reply is correct now.

Aspect notice, for some cause being in a hair rut makes me consider the lecturers I had in center faculty. All my lecturers, and I imply ALL OF THEM, appeared to have dated hairdos from the ’60s and ’70s. The center faculty model of me couldn’t fathom why they didn’t simply go for one thing extra hip and trendy. I’m realizing now they may’ve been in a season the place massive modifications appeared formidable to them, too.

Anywho, I do know it’s simply hair, and within the grand scheme of issues it’s not that massive a deal. Nevertheless it feels a lot deeper than that generally.

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,


P.S. Completely satisfied Thursday to you! I hope one thing great comes your method in the present day.