As other walk-ins get their hair done (and ask where’s the owner), I noticed the other stylists use that same darn hand dryer to blow dry hair with NO PROBLEM. I’m nervous at this point. Even one lady who was about to “turn up” for waiting so long, was finishing before me. Mind you, that same lady waited at least two or three hours after arriving at 11am. I got there at 9am.
Red Flags Ignored
I should have known something was up when one of the extra stylists came in looking at each stylist’s hairstyle and gave compliments EXCEPT for mine. I should have known something was up when another stylist came over and spoke something in French/Creole. I should have KNOWN something was up when another stylist looked and didn’t say much. Cause errybody else was giving kudos and compliments except for my stylist. I should have known something was going to go to hell when she couldn’t get her ish together with that hair dryer. I should have known something was up when she didn’t know where to get the hair they use at the shop. The fact that her chair was in the back should have said a mouthful. I should have known my day was going to be on some BULL when I saw all the above signs. But nawwwww, I just had to get my hair done at this shop on this day. I knew better to go on a weekend to fool around with this mess. I usually always have my first appointment during the week. But nawwwww, i just had to have these braids before the work week. And why? Somebody Please tell me why? And why during Mercury Retrograde when crap always fall apart and communication is skewed.
Rewind and Redo
Next day, Monday I call the shop and ask to speak to the owner. Now I don’t know if it was the actual owner or not since I have yet to meet her face to face. I only spoke on the phone. But I told her that I want to come back to get some braids done over because I’m not happy and they don’t look good. Whoever that was said they remembered me and to come by the shop… but not that day. Ok, I got something for that a$$. I see I need to come during the day on a weekday. And that’s what I’m going to do. Not only did I OVER pay the amount I should have been charged but I gave this woman a tip. See what I get for trying to crush the stereotype of African Americans. Screw that, she done messed it up for everybody! We’ll see how the owner fix this situation. I’ll be sure to update you with some pictures too. This is a rant post, like many of my rants I like to have solutions. My solutions will come this week or next week. Can you tell that I’m PISSED?!
Oh and the real tee hee hee, is that errybody at work thinks my hair looks nice. I’m thankful but it took being really creative to hide all the frizzy braids.