Every few months I find myself swimming in some restless mental void usually remedied only by good ol’ retail therapy. I have yet to encounter a personal crisis that can’t be cured by a new pair of boots or an entire box of macarons…or vodka. Still, there are times when, despite the smell and feel of new leather on my feet, I am still left feeling bored and wanting. I know this sounds really fussy, but it’s true.
About a month ago that oh-so-familiar void reared it’s head, and days later I was shopping online via iphone for something fun to fill it with. Just as I was about to pull the trigger on some VFILES sale swagg, the truesolution to my sad boy problems revealed itself: bleach from Sally’s Beauty Supply. Every summer, I get all ” Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and go bleach-blonde; but as I walked down my usual aisle, I took a fateful detour through the hair dye aisle. I found myself transfixed on a multitude of insane color options that I somehow never really paid attention to until now. One particular shade got my heart racing with excitement. I could literally feel my pupils dilate as my gaze fell upon a bottle of vibrant bubble gum pink. That’s when it hit me like a disembodied voice screaming into my ear drum:
“DYE YOUR HAIR FUCKING PINK DUDE!” So I did.
My bubble gum dye job totally liberated me from restless boredom. #firstworldproblems. What took me so long!? It’s the ultimate ode to youth and not giving a fuck. Life is short, boys and girls! Have some fun!
Here are my top 5 favorite color options & some IRL examples for you to consider:
If you ever find yourself feeling blue, remember that happiness could be one shade of blue hair dye away.