By NICKY CHAMP
1. He/she gives you a drastic haircut even though you’re clearly in the midst of a personal crisis.
If you’ve marched in to the salon – hairspiration tears in tow – exclaiming you’re after a “whole new me”, it should be mandatory for the stylist (after lying you down on their spare psychiatrist’s couch) to ask if you might be in a fragile emotional state.
AND THEN REFUSE TO CUT YOUR HAIR.
I once had a hair appointment the day after I found out my boyfriend was cheating on me and instead of cancelling it, I went along and cut off roughly 30 inches of my long blonde hair into a bleached pixie crop.
Worst decision ever.
A dead giveaway that I might’ve been mentally unstable at the time was that I practically cried though the whole appointment, not sure how my hairdresser missed that huge red flag there. Needless to say, I never went back.
2. He/she just doesn’t get it.
I once had to break up with a hairdresser because despite repeatedly asking for something edgy, I kept leaving the salon looking like this:
It was 2006.