Sunday, July 15, 2007
Sunday Scribblings: Hair
Gimme a head with hair, long beautiful hair
Shining, gleaming, steaming, flaxen, waxen
Give me down to there, hair!
Shoulder length, longer
Here baby, there mama, Everywhere daddy daddy - Hair!
~Rado and Ragni, Hair, a Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Hair brings one's self-image into focus; it is vanity's proving ground. Hair is terribly personal, a tangle of mysterious prejudices. ~Shana Alexander
Red, auburn, carrot-topped, copper.
Blonde, ashen, sun-kissed, gold, platinum, tow-headed, dishwater.
Brunette, brownette, brown-black, ash-brown, deep brown, red-brown.
Gray, silver, salt-and-pepper, white.
Energetic, temperamental, high-spirited.
Shallow, slow-witted, greedy.
Earthy, smart, dull.
Distinguished, old, experienced.
Bleaches, dyes, highlights, lowlights, multitones, rinses.
Perms, straighteners, curlers, waves, irons, blow-dryers.
Shampoos, conditioners, pomades, hairspray, leave in, rinse-out, tamers, detanglers, de-frizzers, gels, spritzes, creams.
Clarifying, color-boosting, thickening, damaged, dry, oily, normal, dandruff, curly, straight, medium, wavy, blonde, brunette, red, black.
Cut, color, texture, long, short, medium, chin-length, shoulder-length, cap.
With the right chemical preparation, our hair is more an expression of what's inside than out. It shows who we'd like to be and how we'd like to be thought of.
view more hair-raising scribblings here.