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    Quote Originally Posted by turquoisecoast View Post
    my mum is a bit the same way. she's improved in recent years but hates anything luxe or fancy or fussy. I think it gives her anxiety.

    we def weren't even the mother/daughter team you'd see down the local nail salon getting our nails done together. pretty sure she thinks what I spend on pampering is a waste of money.
    I convinced her to get a cheap pedi with me once, she hated it and complained the girl hadn't done a good job. She screws up her nose at anything like that, and yes thinks I waste my money. I remember buying cleanser & moisturiser as a teenager, and mum was like, 'why did you waste your money on that rubbish? I just use soap and water!'. Bizarre considering the line of work she is in. She would spend less money and attention on beauty than anyone else I know!
    I understand that's just not her though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunnygirl79 View Post
    I convinced her to get a cheap pedi with me once, she hated it and complained the girl hadn't done a good job. She screws up her nose at anything like that, and yes thinks I waste my money. I remember buying cleanser & moisturiser as a teenager, and mum was like, 'why did you waste your money on that rubbish? I just use soap and water!'. Bizarre considering the line of work she is in. She would spend less money and attention on beauty than anyone else I know!
    I understand that's just not her though.
    to each their own I guess. they grew up in a different era to us. in the day, a pedi was something you got on your wedding day only. not a fortnightly habit as we do now. they prob can't understand that 😂

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    A quick update - I had my hair done last week. Pretty happy with the result and was really well priced - especially considering I was in the salon for 4 hours! The stylist was a perfectionist. I got a cut, foils, hand-painted colour and toners. Not sure if I am supposed to repost this photo so might delete later. It's the before & after 😊
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    Seeing mum tonight - still haven't told her 😂

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    omg it looks amaze!! love it!!!

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    Thats awesome. And its a great cut that is not too short and is versatile.

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    @sunnygirl79 Your hair looks amazing!! Two more sleeps until my appointment. I really can't wait!

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    Looks amazing! What did your mum say about it?

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    Gorgeous

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    That looks great! Maybe you just found yourself a new hairdresser...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shells85 View Post
    Looks amazing! What did your mum say about it?
    I just saw her tonight - her reaction was pretty much - 'did you get a hair cut? Why did you do that? Well if you want to waste your money... I could have bought some stuff over tonight and done it for you...'

    Sigh. She's ok with it. I didn't expect any other reaction from her tbh. I just explained how tired and stressed she's been lately I didn't want to ask her to do any more.

    I neglected to mention how much I loved it and will likely go back to same hairdresser... Just going to leave it be!

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