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D.I.Y. disasters

To save money, people are waxing, trimming, and dyeing their hair at home. The results aren't always pretty.

By Beth Teitell
Globe Correspondent / January 8, 2009

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There was a moment - although it's painful to recall - when coloring her own hair seemed like the fiscally responsible move for Kristen Marshall, a Newton mother worried about the economy. "I figured I can't save on food," Marshall said, and she certainly didn't want to deny her elementary school-age children anything. At $85 per month, her salon appointments ... (Full article: 1070 words)

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