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The 4 Most Important Rules of Hair Salon Etiquette

Photo: The Fashion Spot

I have an irrational fear of going to the hair salon. The prospects of leaving with a surprise mullet that I didn’t want (or ask for) makes me delay getting my haircut for months on end. To make matters worse, I’ve yet to find a trustworthy hair stylist despite the fact that I live in NYC, a city where there are more salons than taxi cabs. As a chronic salon hopper, I find myself submitting to each new stranger’s scissors with a racing heart and sweating palms. The experience is far from relaxing, and my tendency to blabber tends to kick in sometime between the shampoo and the first snip. Over the years, I’ve shared way too much with nodding stylists: the names of my first pets, the woes of being single, my Social Security number (just kidding about the last one). Luckily, I found this helpful article about the rules that every woman should follow to avoid awkwardness at the salon. Read on for our recap! 

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