What Was I Thinking !? Essay

766 Words Sep 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
What was I thinking!? The first thing you notice when you meet someone for the first time is thier eyes. The eyes are often referred to as the “windows to the soul” after all; and with good reason, the eyes are an important facial feature. And those two little patches of hair above the eyes are equally important! I only wish I had known this second piece of information my freshman year of high school! High school, especially the beginning of it, is a time of new growth. Kids are trying to figure out who they are and how they want to look. With peer pressure mixed with the expectations of society lurking in the back of my mind, I wanted to try out a whole new look in high school. I bought a whole new wardrobe, constantly begging my mom to take me to the mall so I could expand my clothing options for school. I wandered aimlessly through store after store of name brand, expensive clothes that I was sure would make me “cool” and “likeable.” I left the dressing rooms in shambles as I blew through clothes like a tornado, until I had spent entirely too much money and time achieving the “perfect” wardrobe. In my mind, phase one of high school popularity was achieved with this. Phase two was a new haircut; I went through so much product and hairspray that every Miss America contestant in the nation 's’ history would have been proud. Last but not least the final phase of my makeover was my eyebrows. I had always had bigger, fuller eyebrows and I was sick of…

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