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Beauty Blooper: Faux Dandruff Disaster

Last night, some of the Sugar girls and I went out to celebrate a friend's birthday. It was a low-key affair, so I threw on a simple black sweater but decided to be a little more creative with my hair. I was experimenting with an updo with one of my new favorite products, Shu Uemura's Shape Paste, a fantastic sculpting paste that creates a workable hold. But as I found out that day, a little goes a long way. After several applications my hair looked wet, as if I had just stepped out of the shower.

I didn't have time to wash the product out, but luckily I remembered that I had some hair powder from Bumble and Bumble that would reverse the damage I had done. Since the powder I have is tinted white, I decided to spray a minimal amount and wear my hair down. When I left the house I thought my hair looked great. Unfortunately, I was at dinner when I noticed the white powder had crystallized and fallen on my shoulders, creating the illusion of bad dandruff. Not very appetizing.

Lesson learned: Next time I try out a new hairstyle, I'm going to make sure that I have enough prep time to accommodate for any disasters. Ideally it would be best to work out the kinks the night before.


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scissorz scissorz 9 years
hahaha that is so not cool! i can't believe you only have white hair need the dark brown! i'm surprised you didn't end up with greyish color! the only gross thing about the dark colors is if you use a good bit, when you scratch your head you get dirty fingers (not to mention the brown water when you wash your hair...) Other than that, darker powder is the way to go
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Been there, done that.
BeautiJunki BeautiJunki 9 years
Girl we have all be down that road...that damn bumble and bumble is like spray paint! I've gotten my are a few time with the black!
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Wow, bad time to learn a beauty lesson. At least you know better now,lol.
MissMarisol MissMarisol 9 years
Oh no! Well at least now you know.
emalove emalove 9 years
Oh no!!!
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