Hairdo, that is! You may have noticed during my 30 for 30 Remix that I frequently wore my hair in a pony tail with my bangs pinned back. A pony tail makes sense for the season, but truth be known, I was growing fatigued with my long hair, not to mention the process of growing out my bangs. I started seriously thinking about changing up my tresses a little over a month ago, as my bangs were getting to a length that could be blended into a new style, but the drastic change I was considering was a little scary.
Over the last year I’ve used Scoutmob deals (50% off!) to pick a salon, which was just fine when I simply needed a basic trim. But I knew I’d have to pay full price for something a little more complicated, as the old saying “you get what you pay for” definitely applies to salon services. Yesterday I put my locks in the capable hands of Tracy of Tracy B. Hair Studio in Buckhead. She came highly recommended by several girlfriends, and I was not disappointed (thank goodness!) Tracy’s approachable and professional demeanor allowed me to relax a little bit while she cut off several inches of my hair and shaped it into a sassy bob. I could tell that she knew what she was doing and the result was exactly what I requested. I’ve never had a regular stylist, but I do believe I have found one!
I was afraid I would instantly regret chopping off so much length, but that hasn’t been the case so far. I think I’ve already gotten used to running my fingers through my hair and stopping short.
I really cannot say enough about how great Tracy is. She owns a tiny salon (only her and one other gal), which means I had to book my appointment over a month in advance, but she’s well worth the wait. Plus it gave me time to really figure out what I wanted and summon the courage.
Do you have a regular stylist, or do you play the Scoutmob game like I used to? Have you taken a hair risk recently or are you thinking about taking one? Feel free to share your thoughts!