Going to the hair salon can mean many things. You could be getting your routine maintenance at the salon, transitioning your look for a new season or dramatically changing your style. Whatever you plan on doing, there is one thing you should be avoiding: a bad hair appointment. If you live in NJ and are looking to change to a hair salon that gives you what you want, scroll down and make an appointment with Legends Salon in Hillsborough NJ.
For the salon experience to be a good one, there are a few things to look out for when it comes to your stylist. Below are some signs that you should break up with your hairstylist because no one wants to leave the salon looking worse than when they went in.
A trim means a trim
You know you have been to the salon looking for a trim and left with four inches of hair missing. This could be due to miscommunication because everyone has a different idea of what a trim means. Or it could be that your stylist simply disregarded what you asked for.
The lines of communication are not open
Following the miscommunication of a trim is the miscommunication of everything else. The best hairstylists wills it down with you before they even wash your hair and ask about what you hope to get out of the appointment. They should ask about your style preferences, your daily maintenance, your texture and everything else that can affect your hair. If you don’t have this conversation, there is a lot of room open for interpretation.
Socializing takes priority over hair
When you are getting your hair colored, this tends to be downtime for the colorist. No one expects them to wait on clients hand and foot, but if your hairdresser gets to the point of socializing, reading magazines and eating where they forget about your hair, it’s time to dump them. Leaving color in for too long can be damaging plus it’ll ruin the color you actually wanted to leave with.
Your example picture is disregarded
Showing an example of what you want is highly recommended as it makes for much easier communication. But when that picture is completely tossed to the side and you leave the salon with the opposite of what you asked for, your hairstylist will never give you what you ask for and you’ll be continually dissatisfied with your style.
Blow drying becomes damaging
Even if your cut and color went fine, you still have to get through the blow dry without damage. Whether it’s not putting a heat protectant on your hair or it’s using a heat styling product on way too high of a temperature setting, be sure you’re out of the line of fire when it comes to heat damage after an appointment.
While most of these things don’t happen often, they do, in fact, happen. You can be certain that the professionalism at Legends Salon of Hillsborough is superb. If you are dissatisfied with your current hairstylist, consider a move to Legends. We have some of the best hairstylists in New Jersey.
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When it comes to men’s haircuts and grooming, currently the trends are all about freshening up, blowing out the cobwebs and looking for the very best version of yourself. There is something for everyone and your hair salon has all the secrets.
The return of the mustache
The big news in facial hair is that the beard is going by the wayside. Now is the age of the clean-shaven chin. The good news if you are a fan of facial hair is that the mustache is returning. On the right face, a mustache can add balance and create a pleasing aesthetic counterpoint to the eyebrows. Even more, a mustache can work wonders at softening more dominant jawlines.
If you are shaving your face on a regular basis, you want a fresh razor every time to reduce shaving rash or nicks. This is the generation of razor subscription services. Some services worth checking out include Dollar Shave Club, Gillette’s Shave Club and Harry’s.
Length of hair
If you’re not getting a buzz cut, you should be growing your hair out. Just be sure to keep your hair in good condition and to have it trimmed regularly. Scruffy, bed head hair is definitely not the look you want to be going for if your hair is long.
The key to getting a buzz cut right is to get better acquainted with your head shape. If you are a little long in the jaw the style probably won’t suit you as it works best on square and round heads. Many men buzz their hair for different reasons. Some may be losing their hair; others just like the feel of a clean-shaven head. Whatever your reason is, ask your hairstylist for their honest opinion before you shave it off. And for best results, have your hairstylist do it for you.
Go for a proper consultation with a qualified dermatologist. The benefit of this is that they will cut through the grooming nonsense, provide you with accurate facts about your skin and suggest corrective treatments that will actually work.
Tanning (yes tanning)
This year looking sun-kissed is all about subtlety and safely. So forget the tanning beds and going to the beach, there’s a new generation of tanning products which are designed to give you a subtle glow like you’ve spent an afternoon in the fields or after you’ve had a light jog.
Sheet masks may make you look funny for a moment but they are quite possibly the most effective tools in your grooming arsenal. The product that is embedded into each sheet is allowed to seep slowly into the skin over a ten to fifteen minute period and is prevented from drying on the skin due to limited exposure to air. Try a mask and see what it can do for your skin.
For proper grooming and the best techniques, visit Legends Salon of Hillsborough and get pampered!
We always want what we don’t have. If you are short you want to be taller and vice versa. The same holds true with our hair. If you have fine straight hair, you long for thick, full-bodied hair. But what if we could just embrace the hair we have and be happy? We would just be a little bit less stressed if this were to happen. When you visit your local hair salon you are most likely asking for a color different than your own or a treatment or cut that turns your hair into something totally different.
By embracing the natural texture of your hair, you are letting go of wanting what you don’t have and in the meantime taking a lot of pressure and stress off yourself. It doesn’t mean that you can’t straighten those curly locks once in a while or put tons of waves into that pin straight hair, it just means you can be happy with what you have right now.
If you have thin hair, there are many ways to emphasize the color or the cut and stop focusing on the fact that it is thin. Try playing with different makeup applications and get a cut that frames your face. Your hair will still look beautiful but the emphasis will be more focused on those beautiful eyes. You will soon learn that thin hair can be a bonus. You can throw it up in a bun and fluff it out a bit to make it look fuller. Be happy with your thin hair because somewhere out there is a girl with curly, out of control hair that is wishing she was just like you.
For those born with curly, crazy hair, we feel your pain. But that wild child look is just one thing about you that others love. You may look in the mirror and see nothing but hair. Big, fat, fluffy hair. We say embrace it! Let that freak hair flag fly! Use the right products for your hair texture to help keep the frizz at bay but make sure you use the right products that also emphasize the curls and give them more definition. Who wants straight hair when you have big, bold and beautiful bouncy locks?
Is your hair somewhere in between? Consider yourself the luckiest girl in the world then! When you have hair that is straight but with a wave to it, not too thin but not real thick either, you have the hair that is easy to control and fun to maintain. You can wear it up or down, straighter or curlier, the choice is yours.
Whatever texture your hair is, the in thing to do these days is to just embrace it! In a world where we are trying to be more natural and organic, loving your hair is one step in the right direction. Take the stress out of worrying about the hair you don’t have and love the hair you do.
Visit Legends Salon of Hillsborough and put your best foot (hair) forward!