FAQ before booking
Are you accepting new clients?
I'm only accepting new people referred by my clients.
SHOULD I BRING PHOTOS OF HAIR I LIKE?
- Consultations that used to be done before your haircut, will now be done before you arrive, by phone or video. If you want to bring inspiration photos, email me ones with the face looking straight at the camera because the style and colour need to suit your face shape and skin tone.
- What's not helpful: Photos of the sides of hairstyles and backs of heads aren't useful because these angles aren't important in real life. IRL you look straight at people and at yourself in the mirror. So the hair stylist's focus is on framing your face.
- You can find face-forward photos on celebrity style websites that showcase their hair changes.
SHOULD I WASH MY HAIR BEFORE THE APPOINTMENT?
- For colour and highlights, wash it the day before and don't apply a leave-in conditioner, or a waxy/oily product, or a root-cover-up product that masks grey roots. They can hinder colour absorption and coverage. For bleaching on the scalp, wash it 2 days before the appointment.
- For a haircut, wash your hair either the day before or the day of the appointment and come with it completely dry. It can have styling products in it because it will be washed again at the salon. The reason for prior cleansing is because of Covid-19 so that there's less time spent deep-cleansing at the sink, and because of ....
- Please be considerate and use SHAMPOO or dandruff shampoo. It's hygienic...
- When a hair stylist washes hair that's not cleansed regularly* or that has dandruff or a dry scalp, it loosens a lot of scales and skin cells that continue to flake throughout the hair service. (*conditioner isn't a replacement for shampoo)
- For dandruff that's an on-going problem for you, it could be a fungus, which proliferates in moist conditions like wearing a hat over wet hair or having hair that takes hours to air dry.
- Ask a pharmacist for help and read about dandruff solutions at Healthline.