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I Highlight My Hair

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    I am a sixty year old male and have been having my hair highligghted for over two years. It started in a fun unusual way. A friend who knew I went to an upscale Aveda Salon for haircuts wrote a note to my stylist with haircutting directions and suggested discrete highlights...
    pinkfoam pinkfoam 56-60 3 Responses Jan 6, 2011

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    Yep

    They call it lowlighting though when they do mine. I have darker blonde and light brown ones put in my hair usually a couple of times a year. I like my hair better that way.
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 7 Responses May 2, 2010

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