We all have busy lives and our hair isn’t always the most important thing on the agenda, but it is one of the first things people notice about our appearance. Here are just a few tips to ensure your hair is in the best shape it can be in.
One of the first tips is to get a good haircut every 4-6 weeks. This will help prevent split ends, and keep your hair in good shape. This also includes having a professional trim up your bangs. So many times clients try to do their own do- it yourself jobs and it turns into a disaster. This is extremely important when wanting a chemical service. This includes hair color, highlights, and perms. Hairstylists have seen many clients come into the salon needing their hair disasters fixed because they decided to do their hair in the kitchen sink. It helps to find a good stylist that listens, understands what you want, and does a good job. If your schedule is very busy, call ahead for an appointment or pre-book your next appointment at your salon visit.
Another important tip is to use professional salon products. There is a difference between grocery store products and the products being sold at a salon. Over time you will see a difference.
Try not to over shampoo your hair. Your hair doesn’t need to be engulfed with foam bubbles every day. If you shampoo too often your hair loses natural oils that are good for your hair. Usually every other day is all you need. When you shampoo start at the scalp and work your way to the ends.
Heather Mechler-Fickes is a regular contributor to the Lake Anna Breeze and a stylist at Chameleon & Co. on the top floor of the Lake Anna Island Shops.