Hairstylists are kind of like magicians: They make us look like a million bucks and simultaneously serve as pseudo therapists. But are they mind readers? Not so much. Do yourself a favor and read up on these eight things your stylist really wants you to stop doing already.
8 Things Your Hairstylist Wants You to Stop Doing
Seriously, stop the at-home trims
1. Requesting A Celebrity's Haircut (unless You Have A Picture)
Celebrities’ styles change drastically from day to day and event to event, so your idea of Jennifer Lawrence’s lob could be totally different from your stylist's. Do the work and print out (or have handy on your phone) a picture of the exact look you want to mimic.
2. Expecting A Miracle
No matter how perfect the cut and color, you’re probably not going to look 100 percent like Jennifer Lawrence. (After all, everyone’s hair texture is unique.) Managing your expectations ensures that you won’t walk out of the salon disappointed or, worse, take it out on your innocent stylist.
3. Trying To Change Your Hair At Its Core
No matter how much time or money you spend on changing your hair, you really can’t change it at its core. While you can certainly manipulate your hair to a point, it’s best to accept that you’re probably never going to fit a square peg into a round hole.
8. Pretending You're Happy If You're Not
If you’re not satisfied with your cut or color, be upfront about it and say something. Salons don’t want you to go out and complain to everyone you know, so many of them will fix your hair for free. The moral of the story is: Let's all be open, honest and flexible. After all, it's just hair.
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