GoodBye To Tangled Tresses


This post is an entry to the Dove and Indiblogger 'My beautiful hair story' contest.
My Beautiful Hair Story

My hair,deserves a little love,
My mother's weekly head message
The soft warmth of her hands
On my locks.

My hair,deserves a little venture,
A splashing swim pool dip.
My hair no longer fear,
A bike ride,or a long trip.

My hair,Deserves a little change,
A hair cut,a spa,a tong,a perm.

Sometimes curly,sometimes straight,
Sometimes wild,sometimes mild,
Sometimes long,sometimes short,
Sometimes pixie,sometimes coloured.

Cascading into spirals and loops,
Days of wow and days of oops
My hair,Deserves a little care,
A Dove shampoo conditioner pair.
Because what stays 
beautiful is beautiful.
-Anki S.

Having lustrous and healthy hair is the dream of every women.Having thick hair is the dream of every men. In Indian mythology a woman's hair had such importance that they symbolise their honour and pride,Draupadi's hair was of great significance to Mahabharata...after being insulted and dragged into the court by her hair, Draupadi vowed that she won't tie up her hair and would let it remain dishevelled till bhima ties it up with his hands filled with duhshasana's blood!And today Draupadi Hairstyle is back in fashion again : Leaving hair loose, cascading down one's back.Quite an irony!

        The main character of the Walt Disney animated flick "Tangled" and the upcoming release "Brave" symbolises the beauty of a free flowing hair.While tangled is long cascading endless tresses,brave is all about wild curls.

And for all the Hollywood divas out there,how much we love Katrina Kaif's poker straight thick hair,Kangana Ranaut's deadly curls and Priyanka Chopra's hairstyle.We love Victoria Beckam and Rihana for the pixie.We also loved Lisa Ray bold and bald.

WE WISH..   

         And every time we envy and compare,we secretly wish for longer fuller and smooth hair.And the reasons are many:
         -For healthy hair looks neat.
         -Different hair styles make you look different,simple and easy.
         -And with every hair that grows, a compliment follows..
         -An ugly face cannot be replaced,an ugly hair can be nourished.

Jokes apart,men or women,both desire to have thick shiny black hair.Who would love a John Abraham or Akshay kumar or Shahrukh khan bald?A mow ark can't be sported on a unruly rough hair or even a Dhoni cut!

If I ask any of my fellow indibloggers,a very prompt answer would be "Hair Care=Oil Message" ,most of us in India abide by a weekly almost like a ritual oiling their hair with coconut oil.Shampoo and conditioning comes next.While very few condition their hair,the number is growing with increasing number of women with premature grey hair,hair fall and hair damage.In case of men,its the early balding that's the major concern.

 "At times I have unruly hair, but I still love my hair".In last 4-5 years,I have tried pixie,boy cut,streaks,long hair,curly hair,straight hair,coloured hair,layered cut,steps cut,sadhna cut,bob cut,fringes and I am happy.Every cut makes a change to my face.It's the only thing I can experiment with as long as it is there..

            To make a change to your hairstyle with less hair damage,and to revive the texture of hair again,my hair mantra is:
            -Do not fear the outcome of an hair experiment.The more comfortable you are with you are with your hair the more lovely you look.
            -If a chemical treatment has severely damaged your hair,do not panic.Instead apply dove repair shampoo and conditioner with mask and apply curd as a homemade hair treatment.
            -Do not go for a color and perm treatment together at the same time.Take a gap of 15 days -1 month between each treatment.
            -Regular hair steam with oil and after message,helps in oil absorption and growth of hair.
            -To revive back the grey hair,cut the grey hair if you have few and apply mehndi with coffee every month..along with amla oil.
            -Color your hair with ammonia free colors readily available in market these days.
            -Visit hair spa,but do not expect miracles in a single setting.

Ever since I have started taking care of my hair,there's no turning back,from pixie to long tresses my hair just smiles....and that was the end of my hair problems!

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  1. Maintaining long hair is the worst part.

  2. Really Haddock,it looks great,but maintainence wise takes lot of care.I am glad I had pixie few months back..just a lil bit of shampoo i needed.but attending a best friends wedding in 5 months,so trying to grow it long:P.

  3. Nice poem at the beginning..followed by the useful tips at the end...awesome pictures ..amazing creativity.hats off to you.good luck for the contest lovely!!

  4. @The Solitary Writer: "Thanks a lot,just trying my level best at whatever I do.. "

  5. Creative and awesome pictures . Loved the poem at the beginning !

  6. @Uma:Thanks dear,happy that you liked it:)..keeping fingers crossed for the results,any idea when is lakme contest result coming out,it been a month already!

  7. Nice post Ankita.. i liked the poem very much and this line too..:)
    An ugly face cannot be replaced,an ugly hair can be nourished.

    Best of luck for the contest!

  8. Thanks Ramya..All of the posts for the entry is really nice been reading all of them since morning..hopefully the best one win,whoever it is:)

  9. Hi,

    Whoa..! What presentation, loved it :)

  10. excellent entry girl , loved the creativity indeed :)

  11. Nice work on the pictures, good thinking on your part! Best wishes!

  12. Oooh! Love the post and the pickchas!!!

    Cool hai jee!
    I sometimes wish I had curls but I don't think I could have managed them well!
    \Here's my entry!
    Lemme know if its good enough!


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