How I Got Long Lasting Red Hair Dye and Unpacked Some Deep-Seated Insecurities for Less than $12
When I was little, my great-grandmother often would wonder aloud whether my hair would change and become red as I grew. (My light brown hair has always had warm auburn highlights, but never even close to red.) Her husband had bright red hair, as did my grandfather until it went bright white, and so does my uncle; it was definitely wishful thinking on my great-grandma’s part that our family would finally have a redheaded girl.
This wishing out loud planted the first seed in my head that red hair was desirable and special. *This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission if you buy through them. Thank you for supporting Hey Jillian. I have only provided affiliate links in this post to products I personally use and endorse.*
in my junior year of high school. Since then it has been many varieties of pink, blue, green, white, platinum, purple, rainbow, sunset, and most recently mermaid. When Madison Reed offered to send me a free kit of theirs to try, I was unsure; in all my experiments and changes, I had never dyed my hair a naturally existing hair color.