Thursday, October 20, 2011
so i made the appt, for the next opening – a week later .. Ok so I am on time, very important , because you enter as a group ! So me and ten other ladies all have the same time, now for the french style ..at the front desk ..they take your coat,and give you 2 gowns to wear..one for the cut, one for the color !! So upstairs we go, and all are sitting down, then the students come from their lunch , thus why the appt is at 2.30 , and u are walked in to the salon, very clean looking.The girl was very nice, and everyone gets the JLD book to look at, for cuts and style – do not bring your own photo- so of course, you see my crazy curls,there was ONE photo for me..ha , all the rest require straight hair, so my choice was very simple (no they do not offer straightening hair ) , the second book was for color, and since i was looking for a new chic look , i thought – go wild for 8.00 euros and see what they offer (called a la technique) so i was given a second book – and i picked out a softer red ..
then you wait, cause the student now, must explain what she is going to do on me, the model – and this is where the teacher reviews what will happen, i do not know what happened , but the teacher, had a long discussion over my hair,to the class..have no idea what was said, but in broken english, she told me, they are feeling a darker red would be better for my skin tone..i said decor, (ok) merci
so the student washes my hair, then starts to cut away at this bush called hair- and here is a note- she starts , with the teacher there, and they start to thin out my bush, with a razor..ok; I’m going with the flow – then the teacher shows her how to cut vertically with scissors , yes she spent 15 min just whacking this bush ! ha, and they evened out the hair in the back , very happy with cut..
so now you change gowns, and the color starts, ok; so she puts on a color, then ten min later, she comes back, and puts a white glue looking stuff on the top of some of the sections..i went with the flow ( she was trying to create highlights..i think)
so 30 min later, she washes the stuff out of my hair, and all i see is brown ! i see some blonde tips, but its so small, its like a spit in the wind ..so either the dye was mixed wrong, or i did not understand they were going brown on me.
ok, so do my usual walk to the train, from the Louv.muse,and see a place that reminds me of home..McDonalds – ha, so i went in, and treated my self, to help me feel a little better about this brown hair.
I get home, and Nic is very nice, but he says , he prefers the red- it matches my personality better – crazy red..ha
so over all, i am happy with JLD, and will go back in 2 months, but i will know how to say ‘ i only want a red shade ‘ , and if they say no,, then i will just get the cut.. and do the color myself