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Signs That It’s Time to Get a New Stylist
I’ve had quite a few requests for this post from friends, family, clients, and fellow stylists! If you’ve watched Tabatha’s Salon Takeover then you’ve seen a firsthand glimpse at salon no-no’s! None of us are perfect and we all have our off days….but if several of these things are happening on a regular basis it’s time to switch.
I feel that in general most people are hesitant to change stylists whether it be between salons or chair-hopping. Sometimes your fear of what you will get overcomes your feelings about what you are getting out of your salon appointments. As long as you choose wisely you could be on your way to happier hair in no time!
Signs That It’s Time to Get a New Stylist
1. Your stylist is constantly texting, taking phone calls, or cigarette breaks during your service.
I’m pretty sure most of you can agree that this is a number one pet peeve when you’re at the salon! I had this happen to me before I became a stylist and it drove me nuts.
You are paying good money for your stylists time and full attention. I can say from experience that distractions of any kind aren’t good for the outcome of your hair.
You deserve one-on-one time with your stylist during your appointment. It shouldn’t be constantly interrupted because her boyfriend is texting her or she is constantly answering the phone. At my salon our phones must be kept in our break room- no exceptions. It helps us to keep a happy and professional atmosphere while you’re getting your service!
Sometimes there are exceptions like when the receptionist steps out for a break and no one else is around. As clients you can’t be harsh about every little thing. There will be moments when we do what we have to do! But texting in-between snips is simply unacceptable!
As for the smoking….I don’t think I need to explain that one….ew! Do you want those nasty nicotine fingers in your face?
2. Your stylist is “multi-clienting” during your service too much.
I know that some stylists do this everyday and depending on what type of salon you’re at it’s just going to happen.
If someone needs a bang trim while your color is processing…then who cares! She has about 35 minutes to kill and a 10 minute bang trim or wax is bound to happen.
It’s not okay when you’re color is processing and she’s taking a 45 minute haircut.
The client who needs the haircut is probably the one getting the short end of the stick here but chances are your color is going to be rinsed out 10 minutes later than normal, or worse. If you’re getting highlights it needs to be checked regularly and if she’s doing a haircut you basically don’t exist for the next 30-45 minutes. Now that you’re appointment is running behind your stylist will probably end up rushing through your haircut and blow-dry. Does this sound like a quality service for your money?
Stylists squeeze clients in-between clients for many reasons:
- To make more money in less time
- To please a demanding client(I talk about this in 10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Your Stylist)
- To correct an earlier mistake in scheduling or if she was running behind
- Your stylist has trouble saying “No”
- To help out another stylist in need
Now that you know a few of the reasons why, I leave it up to you to make the judgement call. These things happen. For example, I have taken a child’s or men’s cut during a color service. It takes 30 minutes or less and as long as I know that my highlights are processing safely then we’re good to go! But…if you’re sitting under the dryer for longer than 30 minutes…you’re among the forgotten and hopefully it’ll be your turn again soon.
3. Your hair isn’t in as good of a shape as it used to be…or it’s “fried”.
Have you ever heard the phrase- “Fried, dyed, and laid to the side!”?
Well, now you have and if your hair is hanging on by a thread then here’s your sign. Just because you get highlights or color regularly does not mean that your hair should be in bad shape.
This is a common misconception among clients. I always hear- “Well, maybe we shouldn’t keep doing highlights…I don’t want my hair to be damaged.”. If you feel that way it’s probably because your last stylist didn’t know what she was doing and your hair did get some serious damage.
Your stylist doesn’t have to be a certified haircolorist to be good at color. Although certification is the ultimate guarantee of experience, another indication is when you’ve been getting color and your hair still looks and feels great.
Signs that your stylist is damaging your hair beyond repair:
- Lightener is being applied from roots to ends every time.
- Color is being applied from roots to ends every time. (There are exceptions with certain types of color, but not permanent!)
- You are getting a perm and color on the same day or in the same week.
- You are getting a relaxer and color on the same day or in the same week.
- Your stylist insists that you take at least an inch off every time you get color…she may be cutting off evidence of chemical damage!
- You are sitting under the dryer for excessive amounts of time with color or highlighting services. Check out my post- Bleach and Heat for a more in-depth explanation about what happens to your hair when heat and peroxide are involved!
I’m guessing that about 75% of stylists are applying color incorrectly(and it could be higher). Throughout my career I have seen MANY stylists put lightener from roots to ends on each foiling application. This is insane! It’s so unbelievably bad for your hair that you will probably have breakage after 2 or 3 services depending on the condition of your hair before you started. If your stylist knows what she’s doing she will stagger the lightener with her brush, avoiding ends to preserve the integrity of your hair.
A good indicator that your color isn’t being applied properly is something we as certified haircolorists call “blonde build-up”.
Slowly but surely your ends will be solid blonde and your roots will start to look like they’re barely being touched up. At this point you have breakage, your hair is hard to comb when wet, and your ends look unnaturally bright. I could go on about this for days…so the general idea here is it’s definitely time to change stylists!
4. Your stylist talks about their own problems rather than listening to yours or having a positive conversation.
We’ve all experienced this at some point…the Debbie Downer! A stylist/client relationship explores many topics of conversation during a service.
If you’ve been with the same stylist for a very long time then chances are you vent to each other and share stories. This is perfectly fine, especially if both the client and stylist are okay with it and both benefit from the conversation.
On the other hand, if your stylist does nothing but talk about her baby daddy issues, ex husband(s), how much her job sucks, how tight money is, in-laws, her list of health issues…you get the picture. This is not a good sign! Chances are there’s way too much wrong with her life for her to have a clear mind while making decisions regarding your hair.
I have clients that share some of the same dilemmas that I do and we may talk, share advice, and laugh it off from time to time. That’s considered a healthy conversation in my opinion. Although sometimes we may go on a rant, a good stylist wants the appointment to be about you. I feel that a hair appointment can be a huge outlet for some women and I strive to listen, relate to them, and offer my insight or share a similar experience. Your stylist is there to help you, you are not paying to get a great color but have to listen to someone else’s problems. It’s all about making sure that you feel good about yourself and your hair when you leave the salon.
5. Your appointments are constantly being changed.
This one is pretty simple. Stylists experience appointment cancellations on a daily basis. Of course, we don’t like it, but your stylist should not be cancelling on you!
It’s understandable if your stylist is out sick or an emergency pops up.
If you’re feeling like you constantly get that phone call- “I’m sorry but so-and-so won’t be in today and we need to reschedule your appointment.” then it’s time to make a switch. I’ve seen it happen quite a bit and I don’t know why the clients stay loyal.
It’s a two-way street, if you are loyal as a client then we should be loyal as a stylist!
Now that you’ve weighed the pros and cons on whether or not to stay with your stylist, there are a few things to consider. Are you going to change salons all together or are you going to chair-hop? If you love your salon but not your stylist then stick with it and find another stylist to better suit your needs. If the whole package just isn’t cutting it anymore then maybe it’s time to start googling other salons in your area.
There are some rules to this option. I have seen it quite a bit and I think that clients deserve to know the stylists point of view. We don’t take it personally, we understand that change is normal and we’d much rather you be happy. If you express your concerns a good stylist will happily match you with someone you will like.
On the other hand, if you chair-hop and talk about your previous stylist, you will probably lose everyone’s respect in that salon. If you’re willing to talk trash about a stylist two stations over then who’s to say you won’t do it again. And yes, we label you. You’re probably hard to please and we all know it’s not the first or last time you’ll chair-hop.
Also, don’t chair-hop numerous times and continue to expect special treatment. Every stylist, including your first, knows your tendencies and probably won’t strive as hard to please you or take unnecessary requests. Your just another client who’s just going to chair-hop again!
If you switch salons be sure that it’s a decision your ready to make. Permanently. Think of it as making a job change. Your not going to take a new job unless you’re sure you don’t need your old one and you’re going to stay at the new one.
We understand if it doesn’t work out and you come back to us, but don’t try to act like you didn’t get a color or cut somewhere else. We already know! Any stylist can instantly identify someone else’s work so just be honest. At the same time don’t expect the special treatment you may have received before for being a loyal client.
You’re now back to square one, it’s kind of like breaking up and getting back together, trust must be rebuilt. And if your hair got jacked up…don’t expect a miracle just because you came back to the stylist with better skills. It was your mistake and now you’ve got to pay the price. It takes time to correct hair boo-boos!
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#4 for me! I had a stylist who go on and on about her alcoholic husband, he doesn’t have a car or job, she pays all the bills…I don’t get personal at beauty appointments. The last time I brought my school book to read and she didn’t get the hint that I wanted to be quiet. I had an amazing esthetician that would tell me about her daughter that’s in prison, daughter’s baby daddies, her business isn’t doing as well as it used to…I had to leave her too. I’m an esthetician and I wouldn’t reveal any of this to a client. This isn’t therapy and we aren’t best friends.
It’s really important to know how to “read the room” when you’re providing a service!
My boyfriend doesn’t really think much about his hairstyle and he doesn’t have a regular barbershop. I guess one reason for it is that his appointments are always getting canceled by the last minute, and upon reading this, I think he really should look for other shops. I’ll try to help him out and narrow his options so he can have a satisfactory haircut service that he would always want to go back to.
It can be hard to find a good barbershop, but it’s definitely worth it for men who want a really good haircut! The barber that my fiancé goes to is ALWAYS booked and it costs him $27 + $10 tip(because the guy is so good and spends a really long time on his cut). He sometimes has to take a late appointment(like 9pm) because he doesn’t like to make his appointments in advance, but definitely recommend it for people who want a good regular barber.
My hair dresser over books and leaves my hair coloring on for 45 minutes because she’s too busy and won’t stop to check or wash my color out. I’m very worried about over processing my light blonde locks. My hair is already thin and sorta dry already. She also applies about 7 products afterwards and I’m worried it’s to cover up damage which is strange to me for thin hair. My delima is should I say something to her about the length of time she’s leaving color on or just leave it alone and trust her? You never want to upset a hair dresser before they do your hair, I’m afraid I will pay. Lol!
It’s hard for me to say without having more information. Some lighteners have a 45-50 minute processing time and they are actually better for your hair than lighteners that require half the processing time. The slower you lift, the less damage is done! The amount of time you are processing is not always reflective of the hairstylist potentially being neglectful. Often it is necessary and the best option for you. I hope this is the case, but again it’s hard to say without knowing more about what your stylist is using.
On the products…is it really 7 different products? You would know if your hair is very damaged- there’s no “covering” that up. She may be using a root booster, split-end mender, BBB Spray/Leave-In conditioner, styling cream, and maybe even something else- all perfectly find and normal to use on your hair at once.
My new stylist is sweet and very professional. She cut and colored my hair for my wedding and came out beautiful. During quarantine my hair grew very long. I asked for a medium short hair cut expecting something cute and easier to manage as I had before from a different stylist years ago. My hair looked like it was a shape of a box and had two short layers at the end. I was in shock! She gave me beachy curls and sent me in my way. I straighten my hair the next day and my hair looked dried and choppy. I went back for a fix and she added a few more layers and told me my hair was too frizzy for short hair. She said to think about my cut over the weekend and to return if I didn’t like it. She suggested a toner to remove the leftover old highlights, but when I asked her to book the toner appointment she said to think about it and call her when I’m ready.
Another stylist highly recommended by various friends offered to cut my hair three weeks later. Is that too early for another cut? Should I let my hair grow a bit more to give her more to work with?
My hair stylist had originally said that she would charge me around $165 for baylage since I have virgin hair and had not done anything to it since it was all natural and in perfect shape. It was nice and silky before and after the treatment. I had wanted striking blonde ends on my natural dark carmel hair, but after the treatment it barely showed and was not striking at all. I saw a few strands that stood out,but it hardly looked like she did anything even after having the treatment in my hair for 45 minutes. The whole service took around 3 hours to do since she did foil and layered it. After the service she had charged me $220 even though it wasn’t exactly what I had wanted. She had originally said over the phone that it was around $165, but she would have to look at my hair and than decide. Maybe she thought that I had shorter hair over the phone? When I walked in I had medium length hair. What should I do? Should I go back and complain and ask them to make the baylage more striking since I paid so much? Right now it barely looks any different from my original color except for a few blonde strands.
I think you should definitely call the salon and express your concerns. Any decent stylist will offer to make the adjustments for you(as long as your stylist did not follow through with what was promised). When I do a color consultation I’m very clear about the possibilities with stages of lightening and what you should expect, but this comes with experience and some stylists are timid to let you know that the color may not be as bright as you expect.
Also, I never give quotes over the phone for this exact reason. I may say that the desired service “starts at $165”, but could be more depending on length, current level of hair color, if toner is needed, etc.(and the price for additions should be mentioned). So…the $220 should have been quoted during the consultation at the beginning of your appointment-before the service began.
Hi. I just found a new hairstylist earlier this year and have gone to her three times now for highlights. The first time, I absolutely loved them and was excited to have found her. The second time they were a lot lighter and she didn’t put a toner on them (which she had the first time) So, I went back and had her put a toner on. (Other people agreed they were too light) So, I just went to her for the third time a couple of days ago and she spent less than 20 minutes putting them in (she looked like she was on speed or something as she put the highlights in) Then, she had me sit while processing and forget me because she was working on another client. I still liked the color when it was done but didn’t get a real close look at it and so when I left i noticed that she had missed some and so my brown roots still show in a very noticeable place. I want to get it fixed but I think she will be irritated with me as this will be my second time coming back. What should I do? It bothers me every time I look in the mirror.
I got highlights and in many places the line between my color and the blonde looks like stair steps. Like she didn’t get the bleach all the way to the root. Any ideas?
It sounds like you’re going to need a color specialist to fix it….
I’ve been with my stylist for several years. Generally he’s been pretty good to me so far. But recently I’m thinking it may be time to change stylists. He’s ALWAYS late for my appointments (by at least 20 minutes,, even if I’m his first client of the day). He leaves me for a few minutes in the chair, but he doesn’t smoke. I told him I want to grow out my hair and he gave me a faux hawk. Usually he gives me what I want, even if I show him a few pictures of styles that I’m aiming to grow my hair out to.
Not to mention I got a pretty bad fashion colour done at the same place, but the colour was not done by my stylist.
What do you think, is it time for me to change hair stylist?
I’m sorry if this was posted twice.
I’ve been with my hair stylist for several years. He’s been pretty good to me so far but recently I’ve been wondering if it’s time to switch stylists?
He’s always late by at least 20 minutes for my appointments, even if I’m the first client on his schedule). I told him I wanted to grow my hair out, but he gave me a faux hawk (thankfully not with shaved sides), not really the style I was aiming for. He also leaves me in the chair for a few minutes, but he doesn’t smoke and I don’t see him using his phone, or with other clients. I also have to mention that I received a bad fashion colour from the same salon, but it wasn’t done my hair stylist.
I recently got my haircut by a stylist that someone I know recommended. I went from pretty long, about mid-back, to short, collar length. I loved the first cut. When I went back for a trim about 2 months later, I was running late to my appointment. The stylist works out of her house. She’s been doing that for many years and has a day job. When I got there she was cutting someone elses’ hair, an older man, who had very little hair. It took her about an hour. A little long I thought, but since I was late I didn’t mind or say anything. I sat in her living room waiting for her to finish. When she got done with him. She brought me into her dining room, where she does her hair cuts. When she was done she had me come stand next to her in her formal dining room and we looked in the mirror at my hair. The lighting was dim so I really couldn’t see too well but I thanked her & told her it looked great. Then she started sweeping back my hair from my face on the side she was standing on. As she did she was stabbing her nails into the side of my face very hard over and over. It was really painful. I almost hauled off and hit her. I finally drew back and she stopped. When I got home I realized she had butchered my hair. She cut it on some kind of bias angles and now my naturally curly/wavy hair is bone straight and looks like a man’s haircut. I just tried to put rollers in it but for some reason, even though I can get the hair around the rollers, it won’t stay on the rollers. The techniche she was using and having me put my head down at times in weird ways was very strange but I didn’t think or say anything about it at the time. I was freindly and talkative during the cut. Maybe I shouldn’t have been. It’s going to take a long time, maybe months or more for my hair to grow out to where it can be corrected. I don’t know how anyone could do this to another human being so maliciously. I paid her well. She said she would charge me $15.00 but I paid her that plus another $6.00 (she doesn’t shampoo. You have to come with your hair shampooed and in a towel) I’m almost in tears everytime I look at my hair. Do you have any suggestions to fix it and why would someone do something like this?!? The only thing I can think of is because I was late (I apologized for that profusely) and maybe shouldn’t have talked as much, though I didn’t complain and all my conversation was cheerful and positive. I’ve come to think that if I’m ever going to be late again to an appointment I will call, cancell the appoint ment and NEVER go to that salon again!! I don’t know what else to do. Any advice would be most appreciated. Thank you.
That’s very strange….I don’t know why your stylist acted that way or if it was intentional….but at-home hair just isn’t the same. She could have been taking a long time in hopes that you would say you had to leave and reschedule(that’s what it sounds like and I’ve seen stylists do that).
Is there a mirror in the room where she’s cutting your hair? If not…then that’s one red flag. We need mirrors. We’re taught to use the mirror to create the perfect style/cut. The only at-home salon I would recommend is one that is built and operated as an actual business. They should have a salon chair, shampoo bowl, mirror in front of the chair, etc. It’s awkward to go to someone’s house for a haircut….and even more so if you’re just sitting in a chair in their dining room. I will do that for family in the garage if they really need me to and can’t make it to the salon…but only family.
On your hair….
I need to see your hair before I can give you really good advice about what to do while it grows out. You can send me a photo via my contact page or through my Facebook page. I can promise you there’s always a way to make it work!
Hi, I have dark hair and had used ION dye from Sally’s to cover my roots. I waited six months befor going to a new stylist at this really raved about salon. I live In a rural area and most of the stylists have damaged my hair or not listened to me. Anyways, I wanted to go from a brown fade into an ashy blonde. I told the stylist about the dye I had put on it months ago, I also told her I wanted my hair done in three or four stages to keep it from being less damages as possible, the first round went well, s lightened my hair to a lighter brown and put a few highlights n it. The second time was bad, she had some blonde highlights all the way to the top of my head (with the hair style it’s like balyage: an even amount of brown that fades into lighter colors) she totally left a jagged line of color so I called and asked for her to fix it, I got in less than a week and she put more bleach in my hair and set me under a dryer for a very long time. When I got home I noticed that the top layer of my hair was about three inches long and she had tried to blend and hide it while styling my hair. Now my hair is severely fried. I went fro, having waist length hair to hair to the very top of my shoulders and the top layer is only three inches long and it is damaged one inch from th scalp. I can lift my top layer up and it is also fried off..I look like I have a mullet. I specifically told her I wanted to take my time to get this color, and if she thought it wasn’t reasonable to tell me…I did NOT want my hair damaged. Now I’m a stuck in this nightmare, I wear a hat all the time out of embarrassment and people know me for always having my hair fixed and makeup done to perfection. I am currently looking for a wig to wear. I am so embarrassed about this. What do you think she did to my hair? I even paid for an Olaplex treatment each time. Please help!
That’s just awful…bleach and heat are a bad mix! IF I use heat with it then it’s only for a few minutes, and I haven’t done that in years. They really should have given you your money back.
Is your hair that bad…to need a wig? There are things you can do to style damaged hair while it grows out and you treat the damage.
Hi, I have dark brown hair and had used ION dye from Sally’s to cover my roots. I waited six months befor going to a new stylist at this really raved about salon. I live In a rural area and most of the stylists have damaged my hair or not listened to me. Anyways, I wanted to go from a brown fade into an ashy blonde. I told the stylist about the dye I had put on it months ago, I also told her I wanted my hair done in three or four stages to keep it from being less damages as possible, the first round went well, s lightened my hair to a lighter brown and put a few highlights n it. The second time was bad, she had some blonde highlights all the way to the top of my head (with the hair style it’s like balyage: an even amount of brown that fades into lighter colors) she totally left a jagged line of color so I called and asked for her to fix it, I got in less than a week and she put more bleach in my hair and set me under a dryer for a very long time. When I got home I noticed that the top layer of my hair was about three inches long and she had tried to blend and hide it while styling my hair. Now my hair is severely fried. I went fro, having waist length hair to hair to the very top of my shoulders and the top layer is only three inches long and it is damaged one inch from th scalp. I can lift my top layer up and it is also fried off..I look like I have a mullet. I specifically told her I wanted to take my time to get this color, and if she thought it wasn’t reasonable to tell me…I did NOT want my hair damaged. Now I’m a stuck in this nightmare, I wear a hat all the time out of embarrassment and people know me for always having my hair fixed and makeup done to perfection. I am currently looking for a wig to wear. I am so embarrassed about this. What do you think she did to my hair? I even paid for an Olaplex treatment each time. Please help!
I’m worried my stylist doesn’t know what she’s doing. I’ve been trying to get my hair platinum and my hair has been bleached 4-5 times and it’s still not blonde. I have a lot of dark orange pieces. Is that normal?
No…unless your hair was super dark and/or had been colored several times. Even when someone has dark hair and wants to go light, I tone their hair so there’s no orange or other unwanted tones.
I recently called it quits with my hair stylist. I’ve been going to her for 2 years. I could tell that she was still developing her techniques but I haven’t been happy with her last couple times I’ve seen her. The last straw was when she botched a coloring, then cancelled 20 minutes before a “fix it” appointment. She’s constantly cancels or reschedules. I felt like my time was disrespected and I don’t feel bad about making a change.
I love my hairstylist but she is now recently doubled the price of a highlight and color was 60$ now 85$ and I have a friend in a different salon that charges 60$. The other reason is she made my blonde 2 different tones so when its put up u can tell where my roots was -.-
Well, if you’re not happy then you should definitely switch! I would much rather have a client tell me why they are unhappy or just go to another stylist than stick with me and be displeased. Some people don’t switch because they don’t know where to go or they’re scared.
Raising the price of your services by $25 is outrageous. Price increases should be done in increments(like $5 or $2 if prices are generally very low in the area). If it is done once per year or only when a certification is earned then clients will appreciate it more and be happy to pay a little extra.
There is one other explanation….your stylist is adding for hair length, toner, flat-ironing, etc. Even if that is the case….you should still be given a breakdown of services and costs.
In response to your hair being 2 different tones of blonde….
It depends on where the blonde tones are. Do you get an all-over blonde and there’s a difference in color going down the hair shaft. Or…is your stylist adding in a blonde low-light for dimension? If it’s the low-light then it will not make your regrowth more noticeable, if anything it should conceal it a little bit better.
I know this is an old thread, but I need help! I really like my stylist and last time we both forgot (maybe she doesn’t want me, anymore) to schedule my next appointment. My gray is really showing. My last appointment with her was 2 months ago. I’ve been sick. Anywho, I called Tuesday to get an appointment the same week and she said she is completely booked for 2 weeks! She asked if I wanted her to call me if she has a cancellation and I said please! Then she asked me if I would like the next appointment. So, in a nutshell, my hair looks awful and I need some root touch up. Got any advice?
PS. I am a young 60 and have dark brown hair with a mixture of gray. I get base color and highlights to help hide the gray as it grows. I normally go every 6-7 weeks.
It was probably just a mistake, especially if she was very busy! Are you happy with your haircolor? If you like her and she does a great job, then I would stick with her.
If you’re a very loyal client and you’ve been going to her for a long time, then she(most stylists would) should do her best to work you in. I have come in early or stayed late for a client, and I’ve even done it for a new client!
If she feels that she can no longer make you happy, then she should tell you that and refer you to someone that you’re more compatible with.
My clients use this root concealing spray to cover gray in-between hair appointments:
Style Edit Root Concealer-Medium/Light Brown
If you only have to wait another week, then something like that is a good option. If you think you want to try someone else, reply to this comment and I’ll give you some tips on how to find a great haircolorist!
I love my stylist but she is out of town and it has been hard to get a day off to see her. She suggested I try someone else in the salon. I ended up going somewhere else . I would like her to do it. I left a message with the salon but usually I don’t hear back till she gets in though which is about four days.
If you really like her, then I think you should be persistent with your phone calls(a few times per day) until you hear back/are satisfied.
I RARELY suggest that a client of mine see someone else in the salon. IF I DO….I will give my client the stylists name and leave instructions with that stylist as to what my client prefers and/or the color formula and technique to follow (this is a RARE occasion). Were you happy with the results from the salon that you went to when your regular stylist was not available?
The other possibility is that your stylist may not feel compatible with you/your needs. She may be trying to get you to see someone else. That does happen, and I’m not saying that’s what it is, but just follow your gut. When you find someone that you like, does your hair the way you expect, and works hard to fit you into her/his schedule…..then stick with them!
Great hairstylists always make an effort to fit in their regular/loyal clients! If your stylist isn’t making that effort….maybe you should look elsewhere. Good luck!!!
My problem isn’t my sylist,she’s awesome! The problem is she lives 3 hrs away and it’s hard to keep making regular appointments.I’ve tried numerous times to find someone in my town,but every place I’ve gone has messed up my hair,didn’t listen to me at all and I left there feeling very unsatisfied!
I know the feeling! I live in a rural area and I just wish I could do my own hair! I have to drive about 2 hours to get to the girl that I really like, and it’s rare. Do you get color, or just cuts? I might be able to help you find someone…..
I would like tips on how to find a great colorist.
Looking at photos on instagram is a great way to find a colorist in your area!