I had my days when I used to spend more than $100 CDN at the salon in the 1980s and once spent about $300 CDN on a weave back in the 1980s too. There are many ways you can cut back on your hair expenses.
The best salons tend to be expensive. I had a friend who when we were traveling in London, England received a hair cut from Jean Louis David, a famous hair designer, and it cost more than $600 CDN. Sometimes people can end up spending an extreme amount on hair maintenance.
If you have a good relationship with your hairstylist, that usually comes from visiting the same salon from time-to-time, your stylist can give you tips on how to take care of your hair without spending money in the salon.
Usually natural shampooing products that do not lather up a lot are actually better for your hair than the shampoos that have lots of suds. Those ingredients that are used to add all the bubbles when you are lathering your hair actually dry your hair out.
If you have naturally curly hair and enjoy the look of straight hair, your stylist may be able to recommend that you invest in a high-quality flat iron that will help you to achieve the look you want. Make sure that you do not abuse putting heat on your hair because this can affect its health.
To maintain curls in your hair – there are actions such as regular washing that will naturally keep your hair curly. As well there are good products by manufacturers such as Paul Mitchell and Aveda that can really help you get the look you want.
If you have naturally straight hair and want to maintain this look, there are so many sheens and anti-frizz products out there, Paul Mitchell and Aveda carry some for example, that can help you maintain that look for a fraction of the price you would pay in a salon.
Keep in mind that when it comes to hair care, you usually do get what you pay for. You can get a high-class look that actually helps to put more money in your pocket.