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A heavily edited, though not by choice, timeline (Updated 18th July 2014)

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(@janineb)
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I've always been terrible for remembering to take photos. So although I have been all kinds of colours over the years I only have a few photos. Now I'm using myself as a model so I finally have a better record πŸ˜€ So here they are!

As a blonde child, jealous of my mothers jet black hair, but was SURE that one day my hair would also go jet black. It didn't!

Many, MANY years later, after failing to become a hairdresser and many weird and wonderful colours, I have a photo of directions turquoise. Sadly it's tiny!

A little while later I ended up green. Which green... I can't remember for the life of me. But it wasn't much different from the turquoise fade I'd been getting before the green. So I might as well have stuck to turquoise lol It was mixed with black.

Then a while later I moved to Cambridge. When I was in Cambridge I went blue, purple and black.

And then bright blue

Unfortunately at the time, people in Cambridge didn't really seem to like bright coloured hair and I got a surprising amount of abuse. So I went black!

It was like that for about three years. It actually really upset me and left me not wanting bright hair for a long time. BUT last summer I got over that and went Nuclear red πŸ˜€

Then dipped the ends purple which you can just see here

And most recent, pink πŸ˜€
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July 2012

End August 2012, faded ^^

Sept 2012: Attempt at pink and orange that didn't quite work as I wanted

Then pink and green, hoping to gradually change the green to yellow (edited to add, didn't work, the green wouldn't fade! So did the following xmas hair instead)

Xmas 2012

Jan 2013

April 2013

May 2013

Mid May 2013

June I think 2013

July 2013

Mid July 2013

Mid August 2013

Fading Mid Sept 2013

Late Sept 2013
Heavily Diluted Turquoise and Poppy Red (not all that happy with the poppy red though!)

Mid Nov 2013
Faded Turquoise and faded random mix of reds and oranges (mixed up ages ago!) after using decolour remover. Actually rather like it! (The colours are reversed because the iphone takes a mirror image photo!)

Jan 2014

Feb 2014

End Feb 2014

Early March

Mid March, redyed to blend more (mirror image of the one above!)

April 2014

May

June 2014

July 2014

August 2014


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Topic starter Posted : June 12, 2012 3:18 pm
(@rainbowBOOST)
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Uh, I love all your hair accesoiry πŸ™‚
you're suiting bright colours, keep it up.
I love the red/purple dip-dye thingy!

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Posted : June 12, 2012 4:00 pm
(@glitterpix)
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You suit all of those colours so well!
Sad about the abuse people gave you for having bright hair though πŸ™
The blue looked amazing! a real true blue xx

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Posted : June 12, 2012 4:35 pm
(@Debbielou)
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I love them all, but have to say the pink you have now is my fave πŸ™‚

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Posted : June 12, 2012 6:26 pm
(@squishy000)
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All of your colours look fantastic πŸ™‚

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Posted : June 12, 2012 6:30 pm
(@pippachainsaw)
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im sorry cambridge was like that for you =( i was also blue whilst living there & must admit i didnt feel very accepted(esp by security guards! was always followed!) but am glad you're back to yourself now =)

i heart your pink!

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Posted : June 12, 2012 8:35 pm
(@laurac)
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Sorry to hear about your cambridge experience, that blue was awesome!

I love the red with purple dip dye πŸ™‚

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Posted : June 12, 2012 8:38 pm
(@janineb)
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It is a shame about Cambridge, it made me hate living there πŸ™ I'd get people walking past making really loud comments about it and laughing. The last straw was one woman saying "OMG what the f*** was that blue thing!" and then laughing with her friends. My boyfriend almost went back and smacked her and he's not a violent person in the least. 2 mins later I was at Superdrug getting the first black dye I picked up πŸ™ I worked in the sewing machine shop in town too, so I was around people all the time. Oh well! like you say, I'm back to myself now. I do get some looks where I am now, but people in this area of London aren't really used to people with bright colour hair, but they are way too polite to say anything lol

But thanks everyone! I'm aiming for turquoise again now, with peacock colours mixed in!

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Topic starter Posted : June 13, 2012 8:50 am
(@KittyLost)
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Your red and purple is pushing me over the edge to try it myself

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Posted : June 13, 2012 8:59 am
(@catparty)
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Oh my lawd, are your curls natural??? Either way, I love them! Love all the colors (blue purple black is my fave) and that POW! hair clip <3

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Posted : June 13, 2012 10:03 am
(@janineb)
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They're mostly natural, but in some photos they're helped with various styles of curling πŸ˜€ The more bleaching I do, the harder time my curls have as they're loose ringlets. I've been doing what I now find out is the curly girl method for about 15 years!

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Topic starter Posted : June 13, 2012 11:32 am
(@ModifiedMomma)
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Janine, you are simply adorable!!!  I love all the colors you've had your hair... and your curls (be they natural or enhanced) are just darling.  πŸ™‚

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Posted : June 19, 2012 12:30 pm
(@jacquelineh)
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Where do you get your fabulous hair accessories?!

I love the pink, but the blue was awesome! I'm so sorry you got that grief πŸ™

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Posted : June 19, 2012 1:39 pm
(@ModifiedMomma)
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Tabitha... she makes them!  Check her profile page... there's a link to her Etsy shop.  πŸ™‚  CUTE stuff!!!

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Posted : June 19, 2012 2:41 pm
(@jacquelineh)
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OMG so much pretty!

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Posted : June 19, 2012 3:52 pm
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