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I am getting bored with my hair. Spiky and red has been fun, and I may keep it going for a while, but I feel like doing something different for a little while.

One complicated option I am pondering, mostly inspired by people wondering what I'd look like with a beard - let my hair grow out for a couple months more, and grow in a beard. Then bleach it as pale as I'm willing to get it, and wear it that way for a week, give or take. Then go purple or blue for a weekend, and shave off the beard. When that is over, get it cut short again and dye black over the bright colour. The final result would be like what I have now, but black, but it'd be a long, overly complicated process to get there. The growing out of the hair is necessary, because my hair as I have it now is too short to really showcase a properly iridescent colour. I'd need to find a reason to have the funky coloured hair, and take a couple days off to enjoy it, so I'd likely wait for something weird and interesting to come up sometime between November and January, if I started now.

Because I love waffles, I have made a poll so that all may try to sway me in my indecision;

What should I do with my hair?

longer, blonder, bearder -> purple -> black
4(22.2%)
Just keep it the way it is
3(16.7%)
go black, never go back
2(11.1%)
go black, all the way down my back (i.e., long and black again)
4(22.2%)
shave it all off again
1(5.6%)
go back to natural brown
1(5.6%)
other
3(16.7%)

Other?



If you want to see me with various hair colours, look here, here or you can find more if you look hard enough.

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sylvarthorne
Sep. 24th, 2005 05:34 am (UTC)
*boohiss natural hair color* is about the extent of my opinion. That being said, I also don't know how stringent your work environment is. SO!

longer->blonder->bearder->RAINBOW EFFECT!->black beard (or daaarrk blue?) & bald, keeping beard?

Wherein the RAINBOW EFFECT! consists of 1) placing a rat in a maze to see which color it reaches first, 2) a true "rainbow effect" where you've got a crapload of colors going on in some kind of a pattern (which may require extensive dyeing assistance), or 3) picking whichever color appeals most to you.
curgoth
Sep. 24th, 2005 01:15 pm (UTC)
I know someone who dyed his mohawk a full rainbow of colours for Pride last year - the pictures look fantastic.

As far ad dying my beard goes - that way lies madness. My moustache area won't take dye, so I end up with stained skin with light brown/blond/white bits sticking out (my facial hair comes in lighter than the hair on my head for some reason).

Work's pretty conservative - "natural" colours only (as in colours found in nature on peoples' heads) - which really means basically no manic panic colours, or "weird" effects.
akasha_aurora
Sep. 25th, 2005 09:23 pm (UTC)
I like this look:

http://www.livejournal.com/userpic/27487271/375343

but other than that all I can say is, DON"T shave it all off
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