When I was in high school it was very common for a girl to come to school with wet hair. You’re just entering your teen years, life is tough, you’re sharing a bathroom with the rest of your family, and you just couldn’t be bothered to a) dry your hair or b) get your shit together in time for your school departure time. It was the norm.
Something about it used to kind of irk me, but I definitely fell victim to the “dad took forever shaving and I didn’t have timeeee” situation. Maybe it was the intimacy of the whole thing. You arrive at school with dripping wet hair and your fellow co-eds just knew that a mere 20 minutes ago you were naked. AHHH! If you think about it too much it can turn into a show up at school sans pants nightmare.
But as of late my opinion on the whole matter has evolved thanks to a couple of pop princesses. Continue reading