How Do You Fix a Bad Haircut?

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The two best ways to fix a bad haircut are to see another stylist and have them do what they can to salvage the hair, or to wait until it grows out. While waiting for hair to grow, there are some steps to take that can minimize the damage.

Coping with a bad haircut largely depends on the type of problem it presents. For hair that was cut too short, consider using extensions to add length until it grows out. Another option is to style hair using a flat iron, which will add length to the strands. For layers that were cut too choppy, use a curling iron to curl the ends, creating a more uniform look.

When a stylist makes a mistake like adding bangs when the client wanted their hair all one length, the best thing to do is practice pinning the hair back until it gets longer. Experimenting with hair accessories, such as headbands, clips and bows, is a fun way to make the best of the situation.

After receiving a bad haircut, clients should contact the owner of the salon and describe the problem they had in detail. They owner may offer to allow the client to come in for a free cut and style. This time, however, ask for a different stylist.