Say yes, 2012 (hot yoga, pink hair, rock climbing)

So, it’s almost February, and I’ve finally decided on my New Year’s resolution. And I want you to do it with me. More about that at the end, but be ready, my friends. I had a little bit of an idea about what I wanted it to be in my head, and I’ve been kind…

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A New Look: The Hair and the Blog

  I’m not the only one who got a new look today. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably seen that my blog has a new look, too. Take a look around; make yourself at home. Kick your shoes off and grab a beer if you want. 2011 was a great year, and a bad year,…

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She was a terrible singer.

But when she called me to belt out her rendition of “happy birthday” when I turned 33 this year, the terribleness made it all the more endearing. The other voicemail I’d saved from Mia was recorded after the last daywe spent together. She had called me to thank me for a wonderful day and to…

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Pain-free permanent hair removal (well, it could have been the vicodin)

So, I recently went for my first session of laser hair removal. Before I tell you how it went, I should tell you the hilarity of the day. Because of my pain medications from my injury and because of my propensity to go from being just fine to being miserable in a matter of moments,…

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Updating style (new hair!)

Going to see my favorite hairstylist Tommy soon, and so I was inspired this morning to look at some new hairstyles. Of course I want your opinion! This is my hair now: Here are the styles that caught my eye:   They’re not dramatically different – I’m not in the “whole new look” mode, more…

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Why I recommend my hairdresser to everyone I know

Amy asked me recently if it took me hours to do my hair. To which I replied excitedly, “no, it only takes 10 minutes!” I told her I would explain how I did it, so here goes. First of all, find a hairdresser you trust. One that knows your personality, your hair needs, etc. etc. I’ve…

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‘Missa, why is your hair red?’

I was born with auburn hair. In fact, I was a redhead through all of my younger years – and I hated it. I hated being called “Carrot Top” or “Copper Top” or “Red” or whatever else came to mind. Then I started growing up and someone told me guys actually like redheads. Then my…

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modern. original. design.

Had the opportunity to update the ad for Melissa Oyler Designs for the September edition of  Natural Awakenings Magazine (which I also do layout/design for). Check it out – what do you think?

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