I choose to blog about the Bath and Body today because a. it's been a quiet weekend and I haven't written anything in a while and 2. this story will give insight into my life as a personal care sales advisor (or lotion jockey, take your pick).
So I answer the phone at an uneventful night at work and am greeted with a question.
"What sort of eyebrow pencils do you carry?"
"Actually, we no longer carry color cosmetics"
"Oh (suddenly sounding nervous), well, um, I have some questions."
"How can you draw your eyebrows back on after they've been um...removed? See, I'm a guy and well...you know, the hair doesn't grow back after you wax"
Ok, I have limited experience in this field. For starters, I have been waxing my eyebrows for about 20 years and have yet to see a reduction of regrowth. Leave me alone for a month, and I turn into Bert. I digress...
"Well, sir, I will confess my experience here is limited, have you spoken with an aesthetician?"
"Yes, and they said that it's not likely to grow back!"
So I am not only fielding beauty questions from a drag queen, I feel like a hairgrowing freak of nature.
"Ok, well, sir, you might just get a cheap drugstore pencil and experiment with some looks"
"I like this look when I am doing female impersonation, but I want to look like a guy the rest of the time"
"Well, from my extremely limited experience in this realm, sir, all I can tell you is that you might experiment and perhaps consult someone at a cosmetics counter."
...And perhaps you should avoid seeking counseling from the gals at the Bath and Body.