If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you know I adore Louise Pentland (Sprinkle of Glitter). I wrote a post ‘Inspirational Sprinkle of Glitter‘ when she hit her 5 year anniversary on YouTube and I wrote a review of her show ‘LouiseLIVE‘ after seeing her in London (she watched and favourited my vlog and she doesn’t have that many favourites, my stomach flutters just at the thought of her seeing my channel!).
Yesterday Louise posted a video about why she dyed her hair pink – I strongly encourage you to go watch the powerful, emotional video (make sure you have tissues) and I don’t want to summarise what she says because it’s her story to tell and I feel like I couldn’t do it justice.
What I wanted to talk about is how proud I am of Louise – over the years she’s given us bits and bobs of the story she tells but hearing it in it’s entirety and hearing her recalling from a child’s point of view and the impact it has on her toddler daughter Darcy is heartbreaking.
(I also want to take this opportunity to apologise for not donating to her JustGiving page because I more than want to, it’s such an incredible cause but I’m a student – I have so little money right now that I have to budget really carefully just to afford food, so I suppose this blog post is to raise awareness in attempt to make up for not being able to donate. Sorry Louise)
I love Louise’s hair – I’ve always loved the pink dip dye and seeing her with a full head of pink hair just makes her green eyes sparkle. I’m so proud, as a stranger on the internet who seems to lighten the highlights in her hair every other month and is trying to find the courage to dye her hair blue. For no reason other than I think it’ll look cool – my reason is so much less moving and inspirational than Louise’s but I’ve made enough blog posts about dying my hair blue.
Maybe soon I’ll be brave enough to do it. Also brave enough to go into a tattoo parlour and book another one, I want another one so much.
Thank you for reading, please watch Louise’s video and support her,
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