Woman Stops Washing Her Own Hair, Treats Self To Multiple Weekly Blowouts

by at .  Updated at . Comments

In "Ain't nobody got time fo' dat" news, hitting the salon three or more times a week for a pricy blowout: smart or silly?

For Sandra Ballantine, making it to the salon three times a week for blowouts became a way of life. That is, until a friend noticed there was no shampoo in her house and helped her realize she was spending up to $250 a week on her hair.

He issued a challenge--quit all heat styling cold turkey for three months and write about it for W magazine--and she accepted.

Blowout Addict Sandra Ballantine

At first, Ballantine "didn't think [she] could do it." Then, she says, "I kind of got over myself." 

After seeking advice from her stylist, who looked but didn't touch, and taking inspiration from Kate Moss, Ballantine eventually rose to the challenge. The first time she washed and air-dried her hair, she "looked like an extra from Game of Thrones."

"I began experimenting with all manner of shampoo, conditioner, balm, oil, cream, mousse, spray, and serum" she says. Were those products given to her by magazine for help with her article, on shelves this month? Maybe. Does it matter? Meh. 

While she did have a few failed attempts at a new style, such as one which left her unrecognizable to her boyfriend, she's learned to embrace her more natural style.

And what of the money she's saving by not visiting the salon as frequently? The nearly $13,000 per year she spent on her hair?

She's putting that money toward the property taxes for the home she recently purchased. Money well spent, if you ask us.

Looking to save money but love your blowouts? Learn how to get a salon-quality blowout at home now!

Tags: ,
Avatar

It does not matter how much money she spends on blowouts, she is still ugly as fuck. She should spend that money on her face, get a gym membership doll....

Avatar
@ G

Just curious, how does a gym membership help her with her face? Wouldn't she maybe find more help going the plastic surgery route? Just Sayin.

Avatar

White people problems

Avatar

OBVIOULY , SCORED A SUGARDADDY AND HAS TOO MUCH TIME ON HER HANDS , ND IS VERY UNCREATIVE ... NOW , SEEIN' AS THERE AIN'T MUCH HAIR THERE TO STARE ... I'D THRO A FEW BUCKS AT THE NOSE .... AS IN RAD REDUCTION ... UST SAYIN " !!!! HEY !!! DON'T GO PUBLC IF U DON'T WANT TO GET CRITIQUED !!!

Avatar
@ (((@)))+JOY

Grammer errors out the ass, spelling mistakes everywhere, all capitals.. 5th graders can do better. Don't post if you don't want to get critiqued...