As a stylist, one of the most impactful things you can do for a client is to teach them how to improve the health of their hair over the long run. Sure, you spend a lot of time cutting and styling their hair while they are in your chair. And you probably even send some emails from time to time about hair trends or other things they can do to keep up with their hair. But the bottom line is that healthy hair is happy hair, and even if you give customers the most amazing cut of all, their hair will not flourish if they don’t know how to keep it vibrant and healthy. Read on to find some of the best tips to share with your clients in order to keep their hair hydrated and supple.
Eat the rainbow
What your clients might not understand, is that the well-being of their hair starts long before they pick up a hairbrush or sit in your chair. According to the BBC, your diet creates healthy hair more so than any stylist or product. Eating a diet rich in Vitamin C, found in blueberries, broccoli, and sweet potatoes, as well as a diet rich in Vitamin A like carrots and pumpkins, is a great place to start. Remind clients to get Vitamin E from nuts, focus on iron in red meat, chicken, and fish, and eat healthy doses of omega-3 fatty acids like those found in avocado, walnuts, and oily fish. And since your hair is made out of protein, eating a diet high in protein will help your hair as well. Although your clients might not see the connection between a healthy diet and healthy hair, reminding them of this will be extremely helpful.
Create a routine for clean
One of the best things you can do for your clients is to help them establish a routine for the care of their hair. First, encourage them to make regular visits to you to keep their hair trimmed and healthy. For most clients, every six weeks is a good amount of time between cuts. In addition to getting regular cuts to promote hair health, encourage your clients to maintain regular washing and conditioning habits. This will go a long way in keeping their hair vibrant and shiny. They could definitely benefit from ourSatin Finish Conditioning Treatment, which contains two parts silk proteins and one part hydrolyzed silk, which will weightlessly penetrate the cortex of their hair, keeping hair clean and revitalized.
Keep up the shine
The health of your hair all links back to one key element: care. You can help clients see that diet does play a key role in maintaining luxurious locks and they need a consistent cleaning regimen. But there are also many products that can help them go the extra mile to keep up the gloss. OurSheer Remedy Liquid Satin Treatment is the perfect combination of silk proteins and silk amino base that will strengthen hair as it protects it against dullness. Alcohol-free and producing much smoothness, this product will be a game-changer in your clients’ search for shine.
Style with ease
In order to keep up with their healthy hair, your clients will need some advice about styling their hair appropriately and easily. OurFresh Start Protective Prep and Primer is just the product for the job. Because it creates an even canvas for your clients to work with, and makes your hair more resilient and supple, styling will be much easier if they start with our primer.
There are other tricks to the trade. OurUnbrush comes in a variety of colors and will be a great help to your clients. With its detangling properties, it helps even the toughest of snarls get set free. Additionally, it cuts blow-drying time by 48%, which sure will be a help on your client’s busy mornings!. The Soft-Flex bristles help smooth each strand, and this can be used on wet or dry hair with equal success.
Use the right tools for the job
As a professional, you already understand that not all hair is created equal, and this is one of the ways that you can help to teach your clients. Every hair type has its own positives and negatives, and you are the professional that can help them navigate the unsure waters.
For instance, if a client has color-treated or processed hair, their hair will need a little extra TLC. Using the three-prongedNeo'Bond approach will nourish the hair bonds they have as well as make new ones. And they will continue to moisturize their hair with the third step at home.
If your client has curly or thick hair, you can help her get the most from her tools by steering her in the right direction. For instance, ourTitanium Pro Styler is perfect for thick or curly hair, offering titanium plates infused with magnesium that create a plethora of negative ions, locking in moisture.
When all is said and done, you are a teacher as much as a hairstylist and will make a lasting impression on your clients if you help them create a lifestyle that is conducive to healthy hair. At the same time, you can help your own bottom line by joining ourPro Commission. This way, you can assist your clients with finding tools and products that work well with their hairstyles, and then earn a commission when they buy them.
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