Calling anyone with stick-straight strands: Looking for some haircut ideas for the new year? We’ve got you covered, but first, some housekeeping notes to set you up for success in the salon.
For starters, Marilisa, a stylist and artistic director for Marc Anthony Hair Care says it’s important to understand the type of straight hair you have. “There is fine straight hair, which tends to sit a little limp and gets oily quickly. There is also medium density straight hair, which has a bit of body to it. Finally, there is coarse straight hair, which does not hold a curl. Some straight hair has no bend, while other types have a bit of softness to them,” she adds.
“Knowing this information is crucial because there is no hiding mistakes with straight hair. While curls and waves offer some forgiveness, every poorly executed snipe will be visible in straighter stands, so you want to make sure the ends and any layers are diffused in a way that they blend in,” explains Marilisa.
The most effective way to ensure you get the cut you want? Bring reference photos to your appointment. “Words can easily be misconstrued, but visuals never are. Not only do visuals help us talk through the look with you, but they can also help a stylist recreate a version of a look that best suits your hair type,” says Marilisa.