My New Look + Why

Just a few days ago, I made a decision to change it up. The change? My hair.

I have never died my hair before. Okay, I did have highlights in fifth grade, but that’s it. I have always had the same-old, same-old hair.

I have been desiring to color my hair for a long while; it’s something I’ve always wanted to try. I was always worried that I could never pull it off; that I would get the wrong kind of attention. The past few months, I became more and more fervent in wanting to try something new. The color of choice? Blonde.

With color chosen, what shall the new style be?

I had been loving bobs and full on bangs recently, even though being told they will most likely not look good on me. I believed in the comments. When I was younger I had a bob, and lets just say it was something I was hesitant to try again–even more reinforcement that it would not look good on me. The decision to want bangs grew from loving the style of them on other people.

Hair can always grow back out; therefore, with that thought in mind, I left all of my preconceived ideas behind and ran with my decision. I was going to go blonde, I was going to have a bob, and I was going to have bangs.


Seeing my new hair for the first time was so freeing of the preconceived ideas I had. I felt more like me. 

My before:

My after:

Now with more idea of the thought process of the haircut, what do you think of it?

Take chances,



  1. September 12, 2017 / 7:19 am

    You are so right!! Hair will always grow back and you can always re-color it! But I definitely think this cut suits you! I had a bob for most of my high school and college years! I LOVED it and I finally decided to grow my hair out after I got married and I love that too. Multiple hairstyles can work for you! I was so scared to dye mine and I decided to go drastic with balayage ombré with almost white blonde on the ends (my hair was like black when we got married) and I fell in love with it! If you don’t take risks you never know what you might fall in love with!

    • September 12, 2017 / 9:23 am

      I love how you put it. No risks = never knowing what you love. Your new hairstyle, how you described, sounds so gorgeous
      Thank you for reading <3

  2. August 28, 2017 / 12:29 pm

    I love it! I’m headed to my husband’s hairdresser next week, and I cannot wait. I’ve gone the entire summer without a trim, and I’m ready to chop off several inches. Hair is just hair!

    • August 28, 2017 / 12:39 pm

      I am excited for you! Getting hair chopped is exhilarating! Thank you for reading Laura!

      • August 28, 2017 / 1:22 pm

        You’re so welcome! Also, I go by Laura Beth, not Laura 🙂

        • August 28, 2017 / 1:51 pm

          Good to know, sorry about that!

          • August 28, 2017 / 1:59 pm

            Happy to help! I appreciate your understanding 🙂

  3. August 28, 2017 / 6:59 am

    You look fabulous ! I’ve always said hair can grow back. I’m of the ilk that the hair doesn’t define me, rather I define the hair 😊
    Right now my hairdresser is my son in law and his hair clippers…He’s is not a hair dresser, but he buzzes his own I sat down and said give it shot..if it doesn’t work oh well, it will grow back…well I loved it!!

    • August 28, 2017 / 8:49 am

      What a story! I’m so glad that he ended up doing well on your hair. And you’re so right–hair does grow back! Thanks for reading <3

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