1. Having to choose between showcasing your face or your hair. Instagram: @madisenneburdock Sorry, you can't have both. 2. Or watching your head disappear altogether. instagram.com alannahhlouise "When all you can see is my Adidas jacket." 3. Spending hours on end braiding your hair only to have it be nearly invisible. Instagram: @aileen_nevarez Fuck you, Pinterest, for wasting my time. 4. What your shower routine looks like on the first day of summer. Instagram: @lianne_6 Or on vacation, at the gym — pretty much every day of your life really. 5. Actually having to make monthly waxing reminders. Instagram: @micajenkins90 Or bleaching, or shaving, bleeuuurrgh. 6. Being able to notice gray hairs WAY, WAY too easily. Instagram: @skhartleyauthor DEEP SIGH. 7. Wanting to try a fun mascara color but knowing it'll never show up on your dark lashes. Instagram: @cassmacncheese Boo, no fun. 8. Feeling the Sun's wrath on your head the moment you step outside on a beautiful day. Disney / Via disneyscreencaps.com Back inside it is! 9. Attempting to color your hair without bleach and watching it turn out a totally different shade. Instagram: @elmorreale "We said, 'royal blue!' and my hair said, 'What about a subtle violet?'" 10. Feeling like your fun hair colors never turn out quite as well as your lighter-haired friends'. Instagram: @mackenziebriel Still cute, tho. 11. Worrying if all the bleach required to actually lift your hair to a lighter shade is really even worth it. instagram.com bekitakespictures And all the time involved, too. 12. And then constantly dealing with root touch-up just to maintain your look. Instagram: @wendell_moreno "My weekend plans." 13. Or having to impatiently wait through your "growing out" period. Twitter: @BethClemmo Which, of course, feels like forever. 14. Always having to be the "Gretchen Wieners" when your friends decide to do a group costume at Halloween. Paramount Or Sporty Spice, or Velma... 15. Looking like a grandma when you use dry shampoo. Instagram: @nia9008 FML. 16. Or looking like you have a severe dandruff problem when it's really just a shimmery hairspray. Instagram: @ravenbrennac GAH. 17. And finally, never being able to get away with a clean bathroom floor for more than two seconds. Instagram: @ardillafrita Because, frankly, there's no hiding these beautiful dark locks!!!