Your hair is one of the first things that people notice about you, but winter weather, styling treatments and split ends can make good hair days a thing of the past. Recent research has shown that a whopping 49% of us haven’t visited a hairdresser in the past year. Looking after your hair at home is a great way to save money, but can leave your hair unhappy. The haircare experts at Crown Clinic have put together their advice for signs to look out for that mean it’s time for you to visit the professionals. Read on to find out more.
Your hair is limp and lifeless
Hair looking limp and lifeless is a key sign that it needs some looking after from a professional. If you use lots of intense conditioning treatments, or dry shampoo is your best friend on no wash days, these can all leave your hair looking less than its best.
Your hairdresser will able to give you top tips to get your lacklustre locks back on top form in no time.
Drying takes forever
If it’s been a while since you last went to the salon, you’ll probably notice that your hair takes longer to dry. If you use a hairdryer, this extra heat won’t be doing your hair any good, and may lead to damage and split ends. Ask your hairdresser to take some weight out of your hair with layers and thinning techniques, and you’ll be feeling light and bouncy again in no time.
You have split ends
Split ends are the number one enemy of a good hair day. They can make your hair frizzy, dry and brittle. The best way to get rid of split ends is to chop them off, but your hairdresser will be able to give you top tips to keep them at bay in the future. Intense conditioning treatments, avoiding heat, and staying hydrated can all help to stop split ends forming.
Your bad hair day is now a bad hair month
If your bad hair day has turned into a bad hair month, or you’re struggling to remember the last time your hair just did what you want it to, it’s definitely time to go to the hairdresser.
The haircare experts will be able to give your hair the cut and TLC it needs to get back to its shiny, bouncy best.
These signs will help you to know when it’s time to visit the hairdresser, and get your hair back on top form in no time at all.