You may or may not know this about me already, but I’m a former hairstylist. And when I say former, it’s true that I haven’t worked behind the chair for over 10 years. As someone who used to make a living by cutting and coloring hair — I have a confession to make. I am terrible at the finishing part — my own hair included. I mean especially when it comes to my own hair, I am a sloppy blow-dryer, and I tend to try to get it done in the least amount of time humanly possible. It’s mostly a dexterity thing, because I can blowout someone else’s hair 10 times better than I can blowout my own, and I get so frustrated.
Between holding the round brush, that heavy motorized hot air thing called a hair dryer, and sectioning clips on my head, I have a heck of a time. Combine that with the fact that my bathroom has no air circulation, and we have the makings of a woman who just doesn’t want to do her hair most of the time. Yep. That’s me! If I’m going to curl my hair or try to add volume to it, I might as well tack on an extra 30 minutes to my “getting ready” time, because it takes me a bit to get it right. So I’m always looking for time-saving tools to help get the job done. I found one! [Read more…]