We caught the tail end of Cleopatra (1963) on the Saturday, and it set us up for a bit of an Elizabeth Taylor weekend, with Giant, Elephant Walk, and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof all enjoyed. And while I really liked the films, I LOVED her hair!
For weeks, or maybe months, now, I've had some major hair ennui. The kind where you start thinking about hmmm, cutting a fringe, or maybe cutting it all off, or maybe dyeing it, or or or... because I've been colouring it so much in the last couple of years, I've felt a bit stuck with the same hair length, chopping it to lighten it and then leaving it to grow to the length I want, but never quite getting there.
Right now, I am not sure which way to go: on the one hand, I want to grow my hair out, but in its natural colour (which I haven't seen for years!) and maybe just putting some very slightly blonde-y highlights in it for a tiny bit of a lift. Then I'd grow it long, and it would be similar in colour to that in the beautiful photo by Jessica. This will take ages, as I can't colour my lengths and will have to eventually chop them off. So I'd just keep re-red-ing my regrowth (say that three times!) until... well, whenever it was long enough for some chopping.
Which leads to the other hand: chopping it off now. I'm a bit of a late comer to the shorter 1950s and 1960s hair 'dos a la Elizabeth Taylor (above picture is from my pinterest) or Marilyn Monroe, and was always more drawn to the platinum 1930's short hair looks, but I really have warmed to them. Especially Taylor's. Still, they're high maintenance, a bit risky, and I'd have to grow through the awkward length I'm at now yet again. Hmmph.
So, decisions, decisions... and I know I'm not alone. What do you do – or want to do! – when you get bored with your 'do?