Buying shampoo seems to get more and more difficult, at least for us blokes. I went into the supermarket the other day to buy (among other things) a new bottle of the shampoo I’ve been using. One of those
Herbal Essences ones, which I like despite the wanky advertising. Apparently it’s got mountain spring water in it, which I bet makes a lot of difference when I’m in the shower every morning flooding my hair withMelbourne catchment area water.
So I was looking at the bottles – and thank goodness that haven’t changed them like some of the manufacturers do, into some high-tech 22nd century black plastic funky bottle-oid shape. But which one do I need? I assume my hair is "normal". It seems pretty normal to me. A little too long at the moment perhaps, but that’s probably within the allowed definition of "normal".
In the "normal" range, there were two options, and I couldn’t remember which one of these I’d bought last time. Was it the "balancing moisture" variety or the "clarifying/residual removal" one? Does my hair’s moisture need balancing? I don’t know. Sounds okay – couldn’t hurt I suppose.
Why don’t they make one which just cleans your hair? Okay, there was another one for all types of hair, the anti-dandruff variety. That’s probably closer to just cleaning hair, but do I have dandruff? Hell no! At least I certainly hope not. I haven’t spotted any fluffy bits of it left on my clothes. Yeurgh.
I eventually decided that balancing moisture sounded pretty harmless, and bought that. Evidently it’s what I decided last time too, as the bottle was identical to the almost empty one at home.
So my hair’s moisture will continue to be balanced. Lucky me.
10pm. After work tonight I stopped past Myer’s post-stocktake sale sale. My favourite shirts on sale! Bought a white one, and one that looked bluish. Got them home and realised the bluish one is actually identical to the one I had on at the time. Argh, grumble grumble, blame the poor lighting, and the fact that I’m a bit colour-blind, grumble grumble. On the other hand, I really like this colour, even though I suspect it’s what
Beth meant when she once referred to "the blue shirt every man owns". Now tossing up whether or not to return it.