Tuesday, June 28, 2011

not your typical girl

Yes, I'm a girl, but I'm not your typical girl. I was never the type to get up at 6AM to do my hair and makeup before I left the house... nor was I the girl that wore heels and dresses everywhere no matter where I was going. I'm actually just the opposite - I roll out of bed in the morning, put my hair up in a clip, put some clothes on, squeeze into my sneakers and I'm out the door! I never truly do my hair and I rarely wear makeup - I buy a lot of it, but I never seem to use it. If I do my makeup, it's normally a special occasion or I just want to feel pretty for the day - everyone has those days, right?

So yesterday I ended up feeling quite unattractive and wanted to give myself a little makeover, if you want to call it that. I got a pedicure, a manicure, eyebrows waxed (these are part of my normal routine), but I didn't feel pretty enough. This will show you how pathetic I really am - I ended up looking up videos of how to curl my hair. I do have to admit though that there are some really good how-to videos for hair and makeup all over the internet. Anyway, I found a bunch and decided to try it....


And here's how it turned out....


Just kidding! For real now.... here's the result...


The curler slipped out of my hand - I burnt my neck!! With half of my head curled, I stopped. Maybe I'll try again another day.

Curling irons are evil I tell you.... EVIL!

35 comments:

  1. Hahah, your illustrations really made me laugh! Sorry about that burn though. :)

    xoxo
    apinchoflovely.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. I'm like you. I sleep as late as I can before I absolutely have to get up. And I can honestly say that I have also burnt my neck before! It sucks! I had people asking me all day what happened or my friends asking me why I had a hickey. I hope your day gets better! Happy Tuesday! :)

    *JRB

    ReplyDelete
  3. At least you didn't bonk yourself in the head with it while hot.....yeah I'm queen of that......Ouchie to the umpteenth power with that one!

    ReplyDelete
  4. girl after my own heart. i prefer yoga pants and a comfy tank, hair un-styled and no makeup : )

    cute blog - i'm your newest follower
    cheers!
    cailen
    www.cailenascher.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  5. anyone that leaves the house at 6am fully made up and walks around in heels everywhere is crazy. i can barely walk across my bedroom in heels :)

    thanks for the comment x

    ReplyDelete
  6. cute drawings :) im not a get-all-done-up kinda girl either. I prefer to be all-natural <3

    ReplyDelete
  7. I have done the same thing too! Except I burned my ear instead of my neck. Curlers might actually be evil! But after years of burning myself (and burning my hair) I've decided it's worth all that pain! I love the outcome!!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I'm not very girly either. And I totally agree with you about curling irons!

    ReplyDelete
  9. LMBO

    hugs,
    Nelly
    www.massacredmascara.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  10. I love your little drawings! lol hahaha that sounds like something that would most definitely happen to me.

    thanks for commenting my blog, btw. Let's follow each other!

    http://carrymel.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  11. hahaha, love the illustrations! I have really straight hair and would LOVE to get it to curl but it just doesn't seem to be wanting the same things as I do for it. Boo.

    I'm totally that type of girl too. I did go thru a phase where I would dress up all the time... that didn't last long. Took up too much time and for what? To impress someone? Like I care! :)

    ReplyDelete
  12. I'm jealous of your pedicure, a manicure, eyebrow waxing! I've never had my eyebrows waxed and to be honest never had a pedicure in my life! I am a girly girl for sure, but I've never been good at curling my own hair either! Your story sounds quite like some of mine! haha it's so funny, I love the illustrations too! I love your posts.

    xo
    Rachel

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hahaha (:
    Oh im sorry!
    Better luck next time dear!
    You'll get it.


    http://gloriousdaisies.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  14. Oh dang, I've done that before! Your blog is soooo cute!

    I'm now following along! Yay!

    ReplyDelete
  15. damn!!! that's why i prefer the flat iron haha good luck next time sweetheart! :)

    xx
    http://www.trend-ish.com

    ReplyDelete
  16. You are so funny! Another funny thing is that I am like you in that I do not always get all dolled up despite my love for beauty and fashion. I just sometimes do not feel like doing my hair or applying makeup for the day. However, there are days when I sometimes do! Thanks for checking out my blog! It is greatly appreciated! I am now following! I love your blog!

    beauytandfashionmashup.blogspot.com
    -The BF Mashup

    ReplyDelete
  17. I currently have a curling iron burn on my forehead lol. They ARE evil!

    ReplyDelete
  18. Ha,Ha, Ha the pictures are so cute! I don't get up at 6am either to do my hair:)

    We just wanted you to know we moved our blog to a new address
    http://abutterflybyday.com/

    We hope you will come by to visit us, and hopefully continue to
    follow through Bloglovin or RSS.

    XX
    Valerie and Camilla
    abutterflybyday.com

    ReplyDelete
  19. Haha you're so funny! I'm so sorry that you had burned!

    Hug
    Selena

    ReplyDelete
  20. That's so cute :D. I love your blog btw.


    http://fuckinae.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  21. Hey :D
    Thanks for visiting my blog!
    Do you want to follow each other? :D
    let me know!!

    http://sofiehn.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  22. I love your illustrations, they're hilarious! And sorry about the burn, I've done it before, it hurts soooo bad!!! Thanks for stopping at my blog, I'm now following you :)

    ReplyDelete
  23. oh my goodness i love the drawings they're so adorable!! Aren't curling irons the worst! I have naturally super curly hair so i usually don't go near them but i let my sister use hers on me once and i swear nearly the same thing happened to me!! horrible!
    -Tate!
    (l'muse therapy) http://tatelmusetherapy.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  24. I just wanted to let you know, I got an email today about Bath and Body Works, today is the last day! Hope this helps.

    ReplyDelete
  25. your illustrations really made me luagh ! Love it !

    ReplyDelete
  26. Oww there are so many curler/straightener horror stories. Stay away & plait your hair instead. x hivenn

    ReplyDelete
  27. just stumbled on your blog and now following...it is awesome! XO

    swirlsofhappy.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  28. Once upon a time, I had a hicky on my neck. My friend's advice was to say I burned myself with my curling iron. I thought no one would believe that. Now I know a curling iron burn is possible on your neck. Thanks. :)

    ReplyDelete
  29. oh my the curling iron is HOT! I've burned my scalp and neck a few times... now I just get my hair chemically straightened and don't bother lol

    ReplyDelete
  30. funny pictures, hehe. Sorry about the burn ; ) I'm following you. I am jealous that you live in New Jersey ; )

    ReplyDelete
  31. OUUUUCHH!! I did that with the flatiron..I sat on it...yep!!! It was on my floor plugged in...big lesson learned.

    XO Lindsay

    ReplyDelete
  32. I've got 10 hair tutorials coming soon!!

    ReplyDelete
  33. I have never had my eyebrows waxed but I have them threaded before. It was pretty neat and nice :D I'd like to try waxing..and you are like me. rarely wear make up unless its for a special occasion but i buy them constantly :P bad habit i tell ya..and sorry about the burn, it does take practice.

    x0x0

    lifelittlesurprises.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete

I read & absolutely love all of your comments. No matter what, they put a smile on my face :) so please keep them coming!