30 Days of Nerdy Hair – Day 12

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 12 River Song from Doctor Who curly hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair blog post

Day 12: River Song from Doctor Who

Just waiting for The Doctor to come whisk me away on the TARDIS!

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 12 River Song from Doctor Who curly hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair Day 12 River Song from Doctor Who curly hair blog post

30 Days of Nerdy Hair

30 Days of Nerdy Hair blog post

Guess what’s back tomorrow!!

30 Days of Nerdy Hair blog post
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It’s been a while since I’ve delved into the world of Nerdy hair and I have certainly missed it. It’s a hobby I never knew I was good and certainly wasn’t good at in high school despite desperately wishing I was back then. My hair was a menace in my younger years. A curly mop of unruly hair that I had no idea what do to with on a daily basis. Most days I wore it wet and continued to wet it throughout the day. Opting for the “I just got caught in a rainstorm” look. Very popular in the 90’s.

For those of you new to Nerd in the City, here’s a little back story. One day I was reading Shape magazine, as one does, when I came across the editor’s note. She wrote a piece about her hair and not understanding what to do with it. I could so relate! She said she decided to do something about this and challenged herself to 30 days of different hairstyles. Whether it was something as simple as a pony tail or as complicated as a side swept french braid, she was gonna do something different for 3o days to learn just what her hair could do.

I was inspired! What a proactive way to handle something that had plagued her and me for years! Me being me, I had to put a nerdy spin on it somehow and thus, 30 Days of Nerdy Hair was born.

This is my 6th series. And I’m doing things a little differently this time around. Usually it’s a mystery what I’ll choose from day to day, but I wanted to give you, beautiful nerds, a chance to join the challenge. I don’t know if you have trouble with your hair or are good at it. Either way, there are hairstyles in here that I bet you can do.

I’m posting all styles up front, so you know what to look for and if I can get on my game, I hope to do some tutorials as well so you truly can do them yourselves. Use the hashtag #30DaysofNerdyHair to join in and tag me directly @nerdinthesand on Instagram so I can see your wonderful creations. Feel free to use this as guidelines, suggestions, ideas and as always, please go off the map as often as you want to.

I hope you’ll try something new in September! For those of you who have been with me from the beginning, you might see the return of some favorites and I hope to improve on the past!

30 Days of Nerdy Hair blog post September

Sorry, gentlemen readers, this one is aimed at the ladies. But if you feel inspired to do a male version…hit me up! I’d love to see it!! 30 Days of Nerdy Hats perhaps??

Check out my whole Nerdy Hair journey HERE

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Day 22: River Song from Doctor Who

Happy Day of the Doctor, nerds!!! In honor of the 50th anniversary of the longest running sci fi series ever I have chosen River Song.

Hello Sweetie!!
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Anyone out there who is watching the simulcast, give us a shout on Twitter @nerdinthecity or Instagram @liz_tailor481.
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Arrow

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The CW’s Arrow is just getting better and better. The story and characters are strong. And there must be a fanboy over in casting because they have had some serious nerd royalty walk through the door.

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Starting with John Barrowman as Malcolm Merlyn, father of Tommy Merlyn. Barrowman is known in nerd culture are Captain Jack Harkness from the BBC fan favorite, Dr. Who. And from his own spin-off series, Torchwood.

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Alex Kingston recently joined the cast as Dinah Lance, mother of Dinah Laurel Lance. Also a Dr. Who alum, Kingston plays The Doctor’s on again/ off again paramour and wife, River Song.

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Arrow even managed to procur James Callis as The Dodger in an episode. Callis is known for his role in Battlestar Gallactica as the love-to-hate-him baddie, Gaius Baltar. I cannot wait to see who else comes on the scene!