Sussing Out the Right Salon
Whether you’re new to the area, or your current salon just isn’t cutting it, here are some tips for choosing the right one.
Word-of-mouth is an excellent start. If you spot a cut or color you love on a friend, acquaintance or stranger, ask which salon they go to and who they see there … after complimenting them of course. It’s also important to mention the name of whomever referred you to the stylist. Doing so helps him/her know the look you like … and who to thank.
Do Some Research
Once you have a shortlist, look up each salon’s ratings and reviews. Visit its website to check out the services offered. You may even find a pricelist. Use Social Media too. Salons often have an Instagram handle or hashtag that will show you current images, clients and hairstyles.
Check It Out
Call to make an appointment for a (usually complimentary) consultation. It’s a risk-free way to decide if you want to give the salon your business. While there, consider;
Location & Longevity
Be selective. As Coco Chanel said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”
Next up, how to find your mane squeeze (i.e. choose the right stylist).