I had my highlights done again recently (Vanity, thy name is Chapman...). I have to sit for 40 mins, waiting for the colour to take, and prefer to spurn the usual gossip magazines pushed at you on such occasions.
You may remember that last time I took my travelling watercolour set and painted a self portrait (which I'm told makes me look like a little old lady!):
I like the complete change you get, by simply changing medium. Next to me was this elderly lady, Irene, who spent the whole time detailing her various ailments for the poor hairdresser, who was very patient (well done Sue!):