Salon Ramblings

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Hair Independent Day...

  • Michelle Renee
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Finally, our day has come to re-open on the 4th July

It has been 105 days since Michelle Renée closed the doors, not that I have been counting! We cannot tell you how excited we are to open and welcome you again. Our scissors are sharpened, our salon has been deep cleaned and we are ready to transform you from the home hairdos & box dyes to your crowning glory once again.

Your salon visit will be a little different and to answer some of those questions you maybe be pondering please see our Covid safe salon guide, should you have any concerns or worries please do not hesitate to give us a call.

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Hair today - gone tomorrow, 'Brave the Shave'

  • Michelle Renee
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This started with the sheer frustration on growing my hair, feeling defeated as a hairdresser I couldn’t cope with my mop any longer, the idea evolved…shave it off & start again!

Day 1 Week 1;

The morning after the ‘Shave’, I looked in the mirror with a gasp, the reality of what I have done was staring back at me! Gary & I planned to go into town, getting ready came with a new challenging routine…the feeling of warm water directly on my scalp was the strangest odd sensation then automatically reaching for the shampoo. More make-up was needed to feel feminine, however with no hairline-where does the foundation & blusher stop! Overdone now, I look like a clown, let’s start again with more care…

Walking around town was more arduous than I ever imagined, with a bald head I felt I’d lost my identity…my confidence! Looking for eye contact of people approaching me, some either looking away or doing the sympathy head tilt with following sideways glances. Holding on to Gary’s hand I caught a glimpse of my reflection in a shop window, I was walking with my head & shoulders down with no confidence, this was crazy as now I looked like someone with an illness!
Early to bed after an emotionally draining day with my beanie on, it’s so cold even the pillow is cold!

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