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Change Your City, Change Your Hair, Change Your Life

Posted on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Naturally, I have straight black hair that turns reddish brown during the summer. My mom was so kind as to let me grow up experimenting with those orangey copper highlights every kid on the Disney Channel had in the early 2000s. Trust me, I’ve always been experimental with my hair from a young age, especially after getting a horrible haircut that looked like I put my head into a pencil sharpener when I was twelve. After that incident, I taught myself how to cut my own hair and proceeded to not let anyone else touch it for five years. As I’ve grown up, I’ve had long ombred hair, a blunt black bob, highlights for days, and many a box-dye from spontaneous trips to CVS.

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Tags: hongdae, hair salon, things to do in seoul, personal growth

Tips For Visiting The Optometrist, Dentist, and Hair Stylist in Korea

Posted on Thu, Aug 25, 2016 @ 02:00 PM

For medical procedures, many foreigners come to Korea from all over the world because of the reasonable prices and high quality. I remember while I was living in America, I hated going to the dentist and eye doctor because of how much money I would spend for my medical procedures. Even with insurance, I’d pay at least $80-$100 for each visit. Luckily here in Korea, the prices are not astronomical. Here are some tips to help you save money while you are living and teaching in Korea.

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Tags: life in Korea, shopping in Korea, living in Seoul, dentist, haircut in korea, benefits of living in Korea, eyeglasses, hairdresser, hair salon, cost of living, optometrist

3 Top Hair Salons to Use While Teaching in Korea

Posted on Wed, Apr 01, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

The thought of doing everyday things in a foreign country where you cannot speak the language can be  quite frightening.  For instance thoughts of where to find a  reliable dentist or how to open up a foreign bank account can become quite stressful. Being a woman, doing my hair was on the top of my list of worries and priorities!  When I became a teacher in Korea I was especially concerned of the salons in Korea since most people have black or brown hair. Horrifying thoughts of bright orange hair cluttered my brain from terrifying stories of other traveling buddies who had hair disasters in Asia. 

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Tags: haircut in korea, hairdresser, hair salon

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