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Battle of the blondes: ‘The sink looked like a crime scene. I stared at the mirror, mouth open’


by Amy Lynch
11th Aug 2022
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Amy Lynch: Approaching 40 and wondering ‘should I ditch the blonde?’

Amy has always been blonde…with a little bit of help. There has been periods of Sun-In (remember it?!), expensive highlights and box dyes. But as she approached 40, she started to think about the big question…‘should I ditch the blonde?’

“Catriona!” my hairdresser exclaimed across the salon last week when I went in for a bob. “This lady colours her own hair!” Catriona abandoned her lady for a proper look.  “Really?”  “Um, yeah, started in lockdown,” I lied, scarlet that I only shell out €7 on box dye and not an absolute fortune on highlights at the salon. Apparently, it was socially acceptable to say you dyed your hair at home when the country shut...

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