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Why Do We Need Haircuts?

Updated: Aug 25



Haircuts are necessary for various reasons; grooming is one of them and is essential in the United States and western cultures. Proper grooming includes haircuts and beard trims. Depending on your gender and culture, there are various reasons for getting a haircut and keeping your style up to date.

The Shape of Your Style:

If you are male or have shorter hair, regular haircuts are essential to keep your style's shape looking like the original cut. Regular trims allow for better styling and enables your stylist to manage the frequency of your cuts. Shorter hair needs to be trimmed more often to maintain the shape and style, keeping your style fresh and neat.

New Look:

Occasionally, you will crave a new look. Styles change with each decade, and so should hair and your looks. A salon cut once a month will ensure that your style stays fresh. If it has been a while since you have made a significant change in your hairstyle, your stylist can suggest a new one for you, or you can discuss your ideas with him/her. Regardless of how long you have maintained your style, a salon haircut is the way to go if you want a fresh look.

Trimming the Ends:

Since you do not want your hair to look frazzled and fried, you will want regular trims to keep the dead and split ends at bay. This haircut does not need to change your style or even your length as you grow ½ inch of hair a month. A trim is just that, a minimal amount.

Scalp Check:

Your stylist checks your scalp when they shampoo and cut your hair. It is a good idea to have your scalp and skin checked every six months at the minimum. Sometimes if there is dandruff, your stylist can suggest some salon products for you to use to minimize the flakiness. Kids and the elderly can immensely benefit from a scalp check as changes occur more frequently for them. Your stylist becomes an extra set of eyes and can recommend you see a dermatologist if something seems amiss. Here is a story from Women’s Health that did just that.

Healthy Hair:

Healthier hair is easier to manage and grow. Healthy hair looks better and boosts your confidence. If you are sporting a frizzy look at the ends, you will want to get a haircut. Regular haircuts help maintain healthy locks, improves hair growth, and will always make you feel good about yourself when you leave the salon.

Regular haircuts are important for a variety of reasons. Salon cuts are always beneficial for you and your hair. If you need a haircut today, feel free to contact the stylists at HAIRitage, and we will be happy to schedule something for you or any member of your family.

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