Wednesday, March 4, 2009

ghd (good hair day)

Seeing as how I'm wearing the most boring outfit imaginable today (jeans and a grey t-shirt...snore) I thought I'd do a hair post. Now, anyone who knows me knows that my hair is the bane of my existence. It's unnaturally fine, and pretty thin on top of that. In addition, I've had incidents with unexplainable hair loss (i.e. chunks falling out that actually left a bald spot) so I'm always watching it like a hawk waiting for something catastrophic to happen. But its actually been pretty happy lately, and today I treated it to a home made hair mask that I swear works wonders, especially for fine hair that tends to be a little oily and prone to buildup. I got the recipe out of an old issue of Bazaar and I've used it a couple of times. If you're ever bored at home and want to try it out, here's the 'recipe':

1 egg yolk
2 tablespoons vodka
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 avocado

Mix ingredients together as well as you can (otherwise you'll have avocado chunks in your hair that can be pretty hard to get out) and apply to clean towel-dried hair. Leave on for at least 15 minutes (the original article suggests 30, but by that time the avocado/vodka mixture is usually dripping down my neck) and shampoo and condition as usual. Voila! The vodka is the really essential ingredient for me. It removes oil and product buildup and leaves my hair so shiny and full of body! It's as close to "hair commercial-hair" as I'm going to get...


  1. hmmmm, may have to give that a shot! Your hair looks fab:)

  2. hair = shiny and pretty = good. I"ll definitely be giving this a try :-)

  3. wow, i love shiny hair. i love it so much (doesn't happen to my hair often because it is dry:)

  4. Shiny shiny :)

    That hair masque also sounds like a delicious snack ... maybe I could use it for both?


  5. Such a fun post... love the artistic vibe of these shots! xxx

  6. Remember when you used to laugh at me on MO12 telling me that my hair always looked like just-had-sex hair?