Friday, March 16, 2001

It's just hair, but it's not just hair

Time flies faster and faster as the years go by . . . after a long while I'm updating the message with these "sounds like you're in your late 20s" words! Hi, what's up - !

So far I always had an image that the release of my album "Distance" was so far off somehow, but now I noticed that there are just 10 days left for the release! It's time to start counting down the days! My current state of mind is something like, "It's coming . . . at last!" I'd like you all to listen to it ASAP! *I hope you'll like it*

Well, I'm gonna talk about my recent hairstyle. (It's probably rare that I talk about things like this, isn't it??) I've got a fairly large number of questions asking me, "Do you always choose your hairstyle on your own?" and "How can I explain that hairstyle Hikaru-chan has been wearing lately while appearing music shows on TV at the beauty salon?", which make me so happy! I always explain the fixed image of my hairstyle to the hairdresser guy specifically by using words and pictures after I get my ideas into shape, and have my hair cut talking with each other. Oh, I'm just the same as you all! (lol) This time my image is just of Pinoko, the lovely partner of Black Jack, given birth by Mr. Tezuka! I tried to add great volume to the top of my hair so that it would look like a heart shape. This time I met this hair make-up guy who once was a real manga-geek, and I was lucky enough to have his/her immediate understanding when I explained it to him/her. I really like this hairstyle!

But you know, so far my recent hairstyle was just seen on TV and no helpful photos to explain it are yet available, so I got some sob stories from those who just ordered his/her hair cut "like Utada Hikaru..." I do understand the shock they felt, cause I once made a big bust when having my hair cut short and that left me hopeless for a while! I thought it was the end of the world! Hair is women's life, you know. I'm gonna appear in various magazines soon(check out the NEWS section for the details!), so that will make it easier to explain my hairstyle! Besides that, in some photo shoots of magazines I tried eccentric hairstyles which made the hair make-up guy enthusiastic when I proposed some surprising ideas, so please *check them out* as well!