Whilst the current economic climate may mean that grooming and haircare have fallen way down the list of priorities or even dropped out of your monthly budget, there are a number of reasons why you should still consider going to a professional salon for a cut, style or a colour. You might think that through styling at home, you’re saving money, but you could not only be causing damage to your hair through improper technique but may also end up spending even more money to get it fixed. Check out our top five reasons to visit a salon below.
It’s an Experience, Not Just Grooming
When you go to a salon, you get to experience much more than the simple cut or shave that you would get at home. For example, you’ll enjoy a full consultation to decide on your most suitable style as well as explain what exactly you’ll want, you’ll enjoy a relaxing wash and head massage before having a cut where you can be confident that it will be even all over, and that you won’t accidentally shave a bald patch into your head. All of this plus a cup of tea or a coffee makes a trip to a salon a worthwhile investment.
You Might Learn a Thing or Two
Heading to a salon is a great place to pick up tips about your own haircare. Find out where you’re going wrong when it comes to shampoo and conditioning or even get some info about the best way to hide a cow’s lick or thinning hair. Even if you only visit a salon once in a while, having a trained professional teach you how to manage your own hair between visits will ensure that you look more polished and groomed than you would on your own.
It Supports Local Businesses
The poor economy may be having an effect on your finances, but what about those of your local businesses. It is now more important than ever to support our local business by trying to keep practices as normal and to help each other out. As a regular client, your salon may be able to offer you discounts or advise you of any periods where services might be cheaper or if there are any special offers you’d like to take advantage of.
Professional Services Provide Quality and Value for Money
There are all sorts of things that could go wrong if you attempt to recreate that ‘must-have’ celebrity style at home, even more so with a DIY dye job. Paying a visit to the local salon to get your dream style can make all the difference when it comes to looking great, and save plenty of tears caused by home-hair disasters. A stylist will always be sure to give you the look that you want, and will work to make it better if for any reason you’re unsatisfied.
It’s a treat!
Lastly, going to the salon is a treat. Whether you just go for a trim or you’re seeking a whole new look, a trip to the hair salon will not only be pampering but can help to boost your confidence too. A new style or even a refreshed one could be all you need for that extra confidence boost ahead of a big event, a job interview or a lifestyle change and even though it will only have cost you a fraction of it, will certainly make you feel a million dollars. On top of that, a haircut or treatment is relaxing and will help you to de-stress.
Clippers has a range of styling treatments available for all the family at affordable prices which you won’t want to miss. The salon is also open 6 days a week (including late night openings Thursday and Friday) so drop in, no appointment necessary.