With my oldest officially entering toddlerhood, I’ve been thinking a lot more about how gendered children’s clothing is, and how utterly ridiculous it is. While I was only dealing with infant clothing, I of course noticed it in regards to the color and designs (example: dragons vs ladybugs) of the clothing. Once the child is old enough to walk and talk and have opinions, the difference in “boys’ clothing” and “girls’ clothing” is startling.
It’s been a couple of years, but I am finally back to having an unnatural hair color. I spent two years going through various colors including shades of pink, red, blue, and teal.
I had unfortunately had to stop because I have sensitive skin that resulted in a negative reaction on my scalp. Thankfully, I discovered L’Oreal Paris Colorista Semi-Permanent For Brunette Hair. It’s a hair dye specifically designed with brunettes in mind. We used two tubes of the Teal color to cover my whole head.
So far, I’m pretty satisfied with how it came out. It ended up a little greener than the box said to expect, but I’m honestly not surprised. It usually takes more than one session to get to a bluer color when dying from brunette without toner.