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December 07, 2007


Alice Bachini-Smith

I am so impressed that you blogged this, nobody else would be brave enough to both admit hating their hair and post photos, but we've all felt that way, horrifically.

Good thing you are beautiful enough that all it takes it red lipstick to sort things out, too. And also that you are better at cutting hair than a $200 person. Sheesh.

I've cut and coloured my own hair for about a decade now- it's long and wavy, so, whatever. It just grows out yer head, as the Beatles once said.


Portland? That's my base! I might have to go visit her...
Come check out my new beauty blog,I'm an esthetician & flight attendant - I'd like to hear what you think.
(Btw, been lurking here since I read about you 2 in the Allure feature)


You did a really GREAT job on your own hair. The salon cut was just bad and inept and way too conservative. If I were you, I'd call them and get your money back. If they are any kind of a halfway decent business they will give you a refund or a gift certificate for something else (don't trust them for cuts -- euuh).

Stacie de Lespine McGill

I love your 'do on the right! In fact, I'm saving it to take to my stylist the next time round to show him that *this* is what the heck I want!


Poor baby. Why those salons? I feel for you. I used to fly to Arizona when I first moved to SF, to see my one and only, Michelle at Gadabout, who did cut, color and blow-out, which is unheard of in this city. But alas, after years of searching I found, not one, but two, yes TWO, salons by the Bay that are fab.
1. Edwards in Mill Vally; see Emily, making her fabulous return on 10/30/08;
2. Mercer Street on Filmore, SF; see Karen Prince or John Paul for cut, Mia for color. Others a Mercer are great also, but I only know these style gurus first hand.
Trust me, you won't be sorry.

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