Complete Makeover

I swore I would never dye my grey hairs but there is always a first time.  With the help of my ‘personal stylist’, my grown up daughter, I have purchased a ‘Cherry black’ hair dye and have yet to pluck up the courage.  And I also had my first facial the other day which was surprisingly relaxing and addictive.  I checked the mirror and indeed a clearer complexion greeted me and so I have signed up for more sessions, subcuming to the lure of a more youthful and beautiful me.

I have never been a fan of makeup, nail polish etc being a great believer in the natural look.  However as the unforgiving years advance I realise that maybe Nature needs a helping hand.

I had gone to Central, to a rather posh salon to have a good cut.  Normally I would seek out the cheapest but decided this once I was going to splash out.  Since my return to my roots I have also invested in a number of new items of clothing.  With the cherry black hair, clear youthful complexion and shaped eyebrows, I would have had a makeover from head to toe.  And for a change I am doing all this for me.

This metamorphosis would be in keeping with the new start I am pursuing, a revised and improved version, having gone through the baptism of fire.


About cho wan yau

Teacher by day poet/writer by night. Words have been my first love and will be my last. As a child I locked myself into the toilet devouring books which transported me to distant lands. Poetry shared penned from 2009-2010 in a titanic struggle to stay sane at Heartbreak Hotel. Please check it out on Any comments or feedback welcome. Why not share your story with me, because we all have one, don't we?

Posted on June 13, 2013, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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