Purple for Parity

To shed light on the disparity between the men’s and women’s US soccer teams, I decided to do a fun semi-permanent wash on my hair to make it a purple hue like top scorer Megan Rapinoe. This blog encourages authenticity and definitely fairness and equality especially for women, and I wanted to honor Megan and the team for using their spotlight to draw attention to the injustices in our country today. Like Megan said in her interview with Anderson Cooper today on CNN, “Protest is never comfortable.” But the team is still protesting the president and the current administrations mistakes by declining the unofficial invitation to come to the White House, nonetheless. And that is BRAVE. Power doesn’t always impress people, and the women’s soccer team are great role models for valuing equality over it.

Enough about girl power (actually there is never enough girl power). This fab skirt is by Who What Wear from Target and so are my shoes, both linked below. I used Lime Crime Unicorn Hair Tint in Cloud to color my hair and my girl and color specialist Anna Cordaro walked me through the process over the phone since this content was such short notice.

Megan, I love your dancing, your advocacy, your protest. I’d also like to thank the US women’s soccer team as a whole for inspiring little girls growing up in the 90s. They made sweat look cool and now purple hair too. They to