I LOVE Asia. I love living in Asia. I love the stationery in Asia. I love the food in Asia. I love the weird english t-shirts in Asia. I love the shopping in Asia. I love the random-quirky stores in Asia. I love the people in Asia.
I DO NOT love having my hair hi-lighted in Asia.
and then, we enter this 'strange place'... that feels like some kind of computer game:
(note: single tear.)
ok. so this process continued. after she realised that maybe there was a "slight" miscommunication and I am now sitting with a head of electric-yellow hair - the options are to 1. hi-light over the yellow or 2. "BASE LEVEL DOWN!" "DOWN BASE COLOUR. LEVEL DOWN! BROWN OK!"
(i'm also still confused)
Anyway they got the brown dye out, they got the hi-lights out. at this point some random other customer intervenes to try and translate during epic hair fiasco.
me: i HATE this.
hairdresser: no problem
Me: yes. PROBLEM!
* hairdresser smiles and nods *
me: change!! change!!
hairdresser: ok. step 1 finish. now step 2. hilight now.
or base level down. your choice.
translator: either you must hi-light on this new (EXTREMELY YELLOW - WITH A SLIGHT TINT OF ORANGE) base colour. or you must dye your hair darker and then try and hi-light again.
ok. so i went with hi-lighting on top of the yellow.
this was a
I will now show you a picture of what my current hair looks like.please note: this picture has not been digitally altered in any way.
Viewers with light-sensitive retinas should look away now.
for real. it is this colour. really.
so, whenever I go past any mirror it goes like this:
(help me!! no, really i mean it. seriously.)
anyway, since i am more of a 'glass-half-full' kind of gal...so, looking on the bright (yellow) side of things... I have three things to be grateful for.
ONE: I now TOTALLY fit into the category of "ASIANS WHO TRIED TO GO BLONDE"
TWO: I now look EXACTLY like my cartoon self:
AND THREE: I now have a 10 000won off discount voucher for the next time I visit this salon!!
anyone need a hair dye?!? I know a great place!!
AND... i'll give you a voucher.