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Been going to the same hairdresser for about 10 years, so overall has been good and I like the consistency of one person, as previously I found they kept leaving to travel etc just as I found someone I liked. But last time she really buggered my hair up - didn't listen to what I wanted and gave me a fringe I didn't want and which was also cut really badly imo. Quite an expensive salon but I like the salon. I've been going too long to find a new stylist in the same salon so should I go again, explain my thoughts and give her one more chance or find a totally new salon? wwyd?
When my hairdresser made a bit of a cock up with my hair I went back and she fixed it for free and did a lovely job. I feel even better going now because I know I something doesn't end up quite she will sort it out for me.
You dont sound like you have much faith in yours I have to say !
Yes you're right birds I don't have as much faith as I should have given the amount of time I've been going to her! I've grown my hair and am not sure she's 'on board' with that iyswim Perhaps I'll go one more time and explain things like nineanimals suggested and see what happens. If it goes badly again then I'll leave. Thanks
It could be an ill wind. I moved hairdressers under v similar circumstances and was bloody delighted with my new cut from the new place. Sometimes longstanding hairdressers stop seeing the potential in your hair.
My old hairdressers recently closed so I went to a new one. Love my new cut. I didn't think there was anything wrong with my hair before, but I'm so pleased I was forced to change hairdressers. My new one has given me a fab new look, which I'm not sure I'd have gone for otherwise. I say go for a change.
Sometimes I think they get complacent...you've had them a long time, you're loyal, and they don't need to try as hard. Sad, but unfortunately my experience... I find if they've stopped listening to you properly, and it becomes almost a battle of wills to get the result you want, then it stops being a relaxing experience, which for me is part of it, not just the end result.
It's been helpful to get opinions on this and I'm more tempted just to give somewhere else a try and see what happens spongebob I think you're right it does feel like you say. Just like I'm part of the furniture so no real effort made, and I feel like could be imagining it my hairdresser just thinks of me as 'a mum' and acts accordingly iyswim
Just an update for all you kind people who helped me - I tried a new salon and am happy In fact it was quite a revelation to be listened to properly and made me think of spongebobs comments on how much my previous stylist had become a battle of the wills and not relaxing. So thanks for the encouragement, I'm glad I changed and it saved me £30 into the bargain