Okay, I admit I gave in. After giving my roots-growing-out experiment the old college try for four months, I had pretty much had it. Why? Because frankly I got even more obsessed by my hair. I spent too much time looking at what color was growing in, and debating whether or not it I liked it. And I really don’t like having to be constantly worried about my hair – takes up way too much space in my brain – I don’t have time for that!
My roots were not growing in gray, but rather a dark taupe color which made me feel kind of blah. I also figured out that the scalp sensitivity I was experiencing was not due to hair coloring, but to a hard bristle brush I was using. I’ve since thrown away the brush and now use a 100% boar bristle brush. My scalp thanks me.
I grabbed the box of L’Oreal Excellence (because I’m worth it) medium golden blonde hair color that I’d been saving, and swiftly colored my hair before I changed my mind. Now my hair is back to a golden strawberry blonde (I’m a natural redhead), and it feels good. As a bonus, I really like the texture and volume that hair coloring gives me. Having swingy bright hair is fun, and anything that lifts the spirit is okay by me!