Darlings, our world has gone cold and gray this morning. There is no more Shear Genius in our foreseeable future.
On the other hand, what a FANTASTIC show last night! Those bitches brought their A game and once again we sit in awe of the incredible job the producers do in coming up with these entertaining and drama-filled challenges. And unlike other shows, most of the challenges (okay, not the hedge trimmer one) are rooted in the real world of hair styling. No corn husk dresses here.
We loved that the stylists all got dressed up for the final challenge. All three of them lined up like that made them look like characters in a Tarantino movie only with styling combs instead of guns.
It’s also to the credit of the final 3 that there wasn’t a drop of drama or nastiness among them. You’d think that would make for a boring show but it was fun to sit there and root for all three of them, not caring who wins.
Unfortunately, only one could win and we have to say, the right one won. We’ll get into critiques later, but Daisy kind of crashed and burned and Ben really stepped up, but it was Anthony who calmly and coolly went about his work and pulled it out.
And Vidal Sassoon! What an adorable little old hair elf he turned out to be! We admit, we were a little shocked at how much older he looks. Our main memories of him are those commercials from the ’70s. But he was such a little sweetheart and the stylists were practically in tears at the sight of him. You can tell he still gets a thrill out of hair styling. How many times did he tell the models to shake their heads and then responded with utter glee? The man is practically a holy figure among stylists and when it comes down to it, he’s still just a guy who loves a good haircut.
Like we said, we’ll get into the nitty gritty later. We just wanted to bask in the glow of a fun and fabulous finale devoid of obvious producer manipulation. It was just about talented people being entertaining by showing off what they can do and doing it fabulously. Bravo, Bravo.
Like you, Tom watched the finale on his couch in a haze of painkillers and muscle relaxers. Okay, maybe y’all weren’t hopped on drugs but we highly recommend it. The show takes on a whole new meaning when you’re high enough to have conversations with your throw pillows. We only wished we’d had some when Evangelin was still in the game.