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I'm Kayleigh, thank you for stopping by. Lover of books, endless cups of tea and autumn. The main aim for this blog is to share my own experiences and life lessons with others, hoping that you might just be as clumsy and foolish as me. Click About to find more or feel free to contact me.

Five Hair Regrets!

I wasn't always a blonde. I'm a natural dark blonde, before I started dying my hair. Looking back at photos of my hair before I changed it, I really regret messing around with it. We've all done it though, made our hair a selection of colours, changing it continuously because we are bored or we want to know what life is like with a different colour on our hair.

 Anyway, I thought a fun kind of post might be to share with you a few of my hair regrets. 


I went orange. Not Ginger, Orange. I had dark brown hair and thought I'd put a lightener on it to go from brunette to blonde. However my roots had grown in a bit so I had my darker blonde poking through my brown locks. Putting the lightener on it was a massive mistake because not only did my roots lighten to a light blonde, my hair that was brown, went bright orange. My hair was so damaged after using this lightener, that I ended up leaving my hair for a week or two to sit and then dyed it dark again. I have no photos of this as I refused to take any photos of my hair! 


After my going blonde fail, I covered it with a purple/plum colour. It did the job and I was glad I didn't have to walk around with the horrible orange ends and the bright blonde roots. The purple was so dark that it looked so bad. I also went a chestnut colour as well as a redish brown!  This was the last dark colour I coloured my hair and left it to fade and grow out. I went to a hairdresser a few years later and we went blonde professionally. I'm still with the same hairdresser now and won't go anywhere else as shes such a good hairdresser. 


Last year I decided I wanted to try out fringe life. I was playing around with the idea for a little while but took the plunge in February last year. However I kept the fringe for  five months before I started growing it out. It's taken ages to grow out but finally has reached the bottom of my face so I can't wait to get it cut into my hair in a few weeks. 


I wanted brown hair as a teenager and as soon as I hit eighteen, I decided that it was time to try life as a brunette. I brought a box dye from Superdrug and asked my sister to help me. At the time, I loved being a brunette but it really didn't suit me at all! 


I cut all my hair off five years ago and I loved having that short bob. My hair was so long and golden and one day I decided to just chop it all off. I still love the short bob and don't regret cutting all my hair off, but growing it out took ages! I hated growing it out and feels like it took forever! 

And that is my hair journey. I've learnt that actually I'm happy being a blonde and without a fringe! Sorry for some of the quality of the photos, they were taken ten years ago! 

Are there any hair related things you regret?