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Tips From a Hairdresser on How to Get the Perfect Cut and Colour

Hairdresser Etiquette 101: How to Better Prepare For the Chair

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Tips From a Hairdresser on How to Get the Perfect Cut and Colour
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We've all been there — standing on the street with a fresh cut and colour that looks nothing like we envisaged or the picture we presented. We said Alexa Chung's choppy crop and walked out with something resembling The Rachel, circa 1994. We're upset and we kind of want to cry, but there's no way in hell we're going to walk back in and actually tell the hairdresser we hate it. Besides, maybe it will grown on us? Or maybe we can go home and wash it. Then straighten it. Then tie it up. If you've been in a similar situation, our bet is you spent a lot of money and time in the chair acquiring that hair, so we decided to quiz Original A's colour director, Wayne Lewis, about all things hairdresser etiquette. What can we do to better prepare ourselves for a visit to the salon? And, what should we say if we don't want that $50 blow dry at the end? Come on!

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