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It is important to know what to avoid when you are considering a hairstyle. However, with a good hairstylist, you can overcome any confusion. During a hair consultation, the hairstylist will be able to guide you in the process. However, like everything, there are some things that you should and shouldn’t do. Below are some of the dos and don’ts to consider. You don’t want to do some of these things when you are styling your hair.
Things to Avoid
Never go to the hair salon without being prepared or without knowing the hairstyle that you want to wear. Many clients erroneously think that the hairdresser is there to work miracles and can pretty much know what is desired. The hairdresser will not instantly be able to pick the best hairstyle if the client is not involved in the decision making process. When choosing a hairstyle, there are several variables that the client and the hairdresser have to consider. It is the client’s responsibility to conduct some research beforehand and come with a decent number of hairstyle options. It is the hairdresser’s job to decide whether the options work. The hairdresser will look at the shape of the client’s face, their budget and lifestyle.
Never choose a haircut or hairstyle that is almost impossible for you to maintain on your own. Only celebrities can do so because they hire their own hairdressers who are available to them at the drop of a hat. Never skimp on hair care products and hair styling products. While some hair care products that are sold in a pharmacy might do well on some hair textures, there are some that won’t. If your hair is chemically processed or colored, the less expensive hair products may not be as helpful as the salon product. Never overuse any type of hair care products. It could damage your hair.
You could consider alternating between high quality hair products and the shelf bought ones. Or when consulting with your hairdresser, ask which product is best for your hair texture. In many instances, the hairstylist will carry a specific kind of hair care brand in the salon.
You should never use the wrong tools to construct your hairstyle. If you don’t have the right tools at home, it is best to visit a hair salon to get your hair done. The hairstylist is equipped to handle all types of hair texture. The hairdresser is trained in different techniques and knows how to get the most out of the tools used.
Last, but not least, you don’t have to copy hair trends. You are unique - so be YOU. However, if you see a specific hairstyle that you like, your hairdresser can construct it in a way that brings out your distinct personality and taste.