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Project Audrey, part three
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This is going fast from a whim to an obsession! I am at the point where I need for it to come out right, because at this point, it's a matter of pride that I will figure out how to do this!

I am nothing if not persistent!

Anyway, today was try three-- I washed my hair and set it in curlers while it was wet, put some smoothing serum on it while I wrapped it, then sprayed the whole thing when done. I think it took about 25 curlers to do. gildedage wanted to know, but I can't really count. Yes, ninepointfivemm, it's more than one package. I think it's more than two packages.

pics under the cut!Collapse )

In other news, LEASE IS SIGNED. Shit. Tomorrow I have to write the biggest check I have ever written in my life-- 2 months rent plus 15% broker's fee. I have the money, but man. But my dad came with me to sign and he really liked my broker, which is good. He gave the poor guy such a hard time, too. But Michael, the broker, was really good-natured about it and my dad told him that if they end up looking for a place in the city he'll come to him first.

In other other news, work is going amazingly well. We are getting so much shit done. But it's nervewracking. I so want this to succeed, but I'm afraid that someone else is going to come out with a product like ours who already has an audience, like one of the bigger services, and we'll have no chance. It's scary. But we're working our asses off. Wow. It's such a high.

Project Audrey, part four
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Dude, check out the hair.

It is not quite Audrey Horne, but it is way closer than my usual hair is. Hers is still more wavy-- and there is the fact that her hair is probably a good six inches shorter than mine at its longest in the series.

More progression underneath. Plus! Tea hams it up for the camera!Collapse )

I have to say, the fact that this method a) took a lot less time despite it being the old-fashioned way and b)cost a lot less money means I really should have tried it to start instead of futzing around with all those curling irons.

And now, for your listening pleasure:

Poll #970292 Project Audrey Poll

Do you think this looks good enough?

No, it's still too curly!
No, it's too long!
No, it's too big/too fuzzy/not the right kind of curls
Why are you going to all this trouble to get the curls right and not even dyeing it black?
I have no idea, and I'm too lazy to Google a picture of Audrey Horne
Dude, you are completely out of your mind putting this much effort into what you're going to wear to watch a tv show and eat pie.

Should Tea keep working on it?

Yes, she should try shaping the curls more
Yes, she should try bigger curlers
Yes, she should lop off 4 inches of her hair to get it to look closer to the real thing
Yes, she should dye it black
Yes, something else I will tell her to do in the comments
No, she's already wasted too much time/money on this
No, it looks absolutely perfect as is
The French Enlightenment.
Cheez Planx.
I totally ticked two tickies that contradict each other.

If anyone has more suggestions, etc., PLEASE feel free to chime in! Thank you guys all so much for all the help; I never knew there was this much to know about hair. I feel like such a girl now!