I opened the pink spray painted back door, and was flooded with scents of Moroccan and citrus smelling hair products. As I walked through the narrow hallway that had hair balls scattered all over the floor, I was warmly greeted with a, “Hey girl!” from my hairstylist Andrea. Who had on the usual dark colored tee shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes combo; with a black styling apron to finish it off. She then gestured her hand telling me to follow her to the washing room. On our way to the room we passed multiple stations where we heard stylist talking about the newest salon drama between highlight specialists. Along with the radio blasting “It’s gettin’ hot in here, so take off all your clothes!” from the surround sound speakers. And the roaring mixture of a blow dryer, spray bottles, the cash register dinging, and the sounds outside of the little town Burlington in the background.
We finally made it to the wash room, where I laid my eyes on the black and white checker patterned floor tile I always despised. I sat down in the black leather chair, and laid back so Andrea could do her magic. Because lord knows my hair desperately needed a miracle and a professional hand on it. I had a knot in the middle of my head the size of Jupiter and the texture of a birds nest. Getting it out included a lot of combing, soaking it in shampoo and conditioner, and some occasional...
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...on Christmas morning. But there was one more thing I had to do, and that was to go into the bathroom and play around with my new hairstyle. So I jumped out of the seat and dashed towards the bathroom down the hall. I ran so fast you would think I was in the game Sonic. I finally reached the bathroom, which was filled with little hot pink decorations, with a miniature mirror bordered with blinding light bulbs right over the sink. I played in my hair for about ten minutes adding my own personal touches. Taking selfies in the mirror thinking I was some kind of super model at a photo shoot. I was feeling myself and I wasn’t rushing for anyone. (Even though that was the only bathroom in the salon) Once I was done with my selfie session I made it back to the lobby, where I paid Andrea her well-deserved compensation. And then I left, happily showing off my chic new hairdo.
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