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Revlon Frost and Glow (Oops!)

Revlon Frost and Glow Review

Alternate Title: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Grouch?

AAARGH! You know those days when bad things simply pile up, one on top of the other? 

I set our "away" message at work before the holiday weekend and realized this morning that I said we'd be back Monday instead of Tuesday, which is not the kind of mistake my boss tolerates well. 

Also, I have a bug bite on a non-bug bite friendly area and it itches but can't be scratched without attracting crazy looks.

I ironed. Me! Ironed! This is not an activity I ever, ever do. I needed a new black skirt and was super lucky to find a perfect, practically brand-new one at the thrift store. With so much free time on my hands, I decided to iron the skirt, despite having just a few teensie wrinkles. Remember, I do not iron, ever...and now my perfect skirt is ruined! I melted the fabric and now it has permanent iron marks, without me ever even wearing it. *Sigh*

But worst of all...

Darn you, Revlon Frost and Glow!

Remember my tweet the other day regarding the $10 highlights deal? It turned out to be for only 2 highlights. Being the cheap thrifty gal I am, I decided to buy an at-home highlighting kit instead. Looking back, the truly frugal thing would have been to simply leave my hair as it was, which was perfectly fine. 

For the record, I have used these kits before and have had wonderful results. The Herbal Essences highlighting kit with the lime green comb is perfect! But, that wasn't the kit that was on sale for $5.

*Beware, the results you are about to see are real. Yes, I even performed the strand test!

Revlon Frost and Glow: Before and After Pictures

Revlon Frost and Glow Before
Revlon Frost and Glow BEFORE
Perhaps I should have just left well enough alone.

Revlon Frost and Glow After
Revlon Frost and Glow AFTER
Who else thinks I look like Rogue from X-Men?

Revlon Frost and Glow review
 See that clump of silver hair in the lower left? That's not the mistake of my camera - some of the highlights turned gray! I can't explain that little pink fuzz on the right, other than to say it fits right in with my "one bad thing after another" mentality of the moment. I feel like a ticked off senior citizen.

Bad hair dye

Of course, I read all the bad reviews of Revlon Frost & Glow after doing this to my hair. The grayness, the breakage, the mixed shades of color all over your head, the frustration with the stupid hair dye cap that rips out pieces of hair, and the inaccuracy of the strand test - all online and waiting to warn people before using this kit, if only they would take the time to Google it. They are never going to let me hear the last of this at work.

To be fair, I later discussed this with a hair expert and learned that hair highlighting kits that involve pulling small amounts of hair through a cap with a hook, such as the Revlon Frost & Glow, are only intended to be used on short hair. She couldn't believe I would even attempt this with my long hair.



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