BY JENNIFER BARNES
Don't fall victim to another hair horror story! We asked top stylists to dish about everyday blunders women make inside (and outside) the hair salon — with these fixes, you're guaranteed to get a good haircut.
Mistake #1: Showing Up Dirty
For a color appointment, clean strands will absorb color most uniformly. Dirty hair often contains patches of grease, product build-up, and dry ends. “When it’s clean, color doesn’t have to penetrate through anything in roots, mid-shaft, and ends
Mistake #2: Not Dressing the Part
Mistake #3: Assuming Your Stylist Remembers Everything
Mistake #4: Not Relaxing
Mistake #5: Staying On the Grid
Mistake #6: Not Updating Your Hair Care Regimen
After a new haircut, follow the stylist’s recommendations for tools, products, and technique unless you want to dull your ‘do fast. Remember the tips you heard, especially regarding heat settings that will prevent scorched hair. (Take notes if you have to.) “Clients tend to burn their hair with thermal appliances".