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How to Ask for the Style You Want at the Salon

Learn how to get the hairstyle you want from your hair stylist so you never leave the salon in tears again.


  • Step 1: Make a consultation appointment Make an appointment with the stylist for a thorough consultation.
  • TIP: Discuss in detail the amount of time it will take to achieve your style at home on a daily basis.
  • Step 2: Bring a picture Bring the picture of your style to the consultation.
  • TIP: Ask the stylist to describe the look they see in the photo. Many times one photo will result in two different interpretations.
  • Step 3: Indicate length Indicate the desired length with your hands. Show the stylist where you want your hair to fall on your face and body.
  • Step 4: Ask for advice Indicate length
  • Step 5: Discuss the products Discuss the products needed to achieve that salon look at home.
  • FACT: Hair grows at different rates on various parts of your head.

You Will Need

  • A hairstylist
  • A picture of your desired style
  • Haircut

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