I am joining in again with the ladies at Fine Linen and Purple where we link up our Sunday Fashions for inspiration and eye candy ;)
You will be seeing me with my hair up a lot. I have been growing it out since last year when I cut it almost pixie style. NOW, it is neither short nor long but almost shoulder length. This is the point where I panic because I can't stand it and I chop it off! Again. Not pixie but usually in some sort of bob. It repeats every year.
As a busy mom of two with a hardly home hubs' in grad school and working-I need my hair to look good quickly. So I always try to find an amazing glamour cut. Okay the hubs' is laughing now because I say this a lot but allow me to explain. I try to find that hair-cut that looks amazing in and-of itself whether I had time to shower that day or it was a night of a double ear-infection in my sweet baby girl (has been the case this week).
For you lucky ladies out there with thick hair, long and flowing locks-jealous am I ;) I have two problems with my hair or three maybe. It is baby fine, it is very thin and it is neither straight, nor curly when left naturally. If I leave it Au natural -it is limp and looks like I slept on it for days. Luckily, I have mastered two techniques to help my limp flat hair: blowing drying and helping the wave with diffuser drying. Both are pretty quick at about 15 mins for drying/straightening and 10 for diffusing.
Long story, short-my hair is not in the glamour cut phase (not that you can't have it at this length-I just have to keep it up or I will chop it off. My own personal issues.) so I will be styling quick up-do's that look glamorous. Today's look: slick-backed side parted pony with a sparkly hair band (in back no-photo's-blast).
Slicking back a pony tail is super quick and since my hair is low-key I can take more time on make-up adding fiery red lipstick and eye-liner. I will do a post soon on my hair techniques to help explain all my madness.
I already wore this dress here with a pink blazer but wanted a whole new look so I layered an old but favorite sweater of mine over. Viola! An entire new outfit for nothing. I get excited just thinking of the new possibilities with this dress....
Dress; Issac Mizrahi atTarget $7
Cardigan; Merona at Target Gift from sister in High-school (I saved this sweater because I hardly wore it but knew someday I would love it)
Bracelet; unknown; my friend Deme @ Fresh Coat of Paint and I exchanged some items we were tired of and got some great new old things :)
Necklace; gift from brother years ago
Shoes; Aldo Clearance for $27
Sunnies; Forever 21 $3.80