A few years ago Bridget Connors wasn’t sure she would live when a routine surgery went wrong putting her into a coma for months. After many additional surgeries, a change in hair texture and lots of support from her friends and her three boys, Nykolas, Tyler and Isaiah, she was ready to take on the challenge of an Eagle makeover at Chic Boutique and Dr. Leslie A. Elston’s dental office.
“She was great!” Connors said of stylist Barbie Smart-Damen at Chic Boutique. “We talked about not wanting to lose the length, bu
t changing the color was fine. She was very nice, very friendly.”
Smart-Damen Began by taking her lightened hair and deepening it to a warm light golden brown which really suited her skin tone and eye color. “We then shaped her hairstyle with a side bang and some face framing layering. We finished it off with a light makeup application,” Smart-Damen said.
“It was a drastic change. My hair had never been that dark,” Connors said. “Everyone told me they loved the color.” However, after a week, Connors went back to Smart-Damen and had her add in some highlights to make it blonder. “Now it looks more like me. It was a pretty color, just too drastic for me,” she said.
Connors then went to see the people at Dr. Elston’s office to have her teeth whitened. They used a 20-minute treatment and gave her a pen to follow up on her whitening.
“It made a big difference,” Connors said. “The hygienist was very sweet and made me feel very comfortable.”
Connors said she would go back to Chic Boutique. She said she had only been to two hairstylists all of her life. “I feel very different going somewhere else, but I like the way she cut it,” Connors said.
Connors is a medical assistant at Intermed.