Check it Out! When you have a large family, things are expensive and getting haircuts can downright break ya these days. I went to a private salon and they wanted to charge $25 just to cut a 13 year olds head, yeah...times 3 and that is $75! To cut some hair off! Yeah, NO! And me, with my long hair- a cut would run me $35 to $40! Yeah, Hell no!! parden my french!
Did you know that most Beauty Schools offer services like haircuts and even mani-pedi's? What is even better is they are super affordable! Yeah, some people say you can't get a good cheap haircut , but ya can!
We go to the Georgia Career Academy here in my area where you can get a variety of services at a reasonable price. And what is super cool is our local salon sends out sales ads with coupons! Yep, with a coupon on Monday's, we get $10 haircuts with a shampoo and blow dry too! They even offer discounts on colorings and nail treatments.
Now I do have to add that there are some general things you should remember about using these types of salons...
#1 - Allow time - because they are students, you aren't going to get a speedy service. They will stop and ask for assistance if they need it and the teacher may even step in. Allow at least an hour to 2 hours to more depending on the service you are getting.
#2 - Know your hair and what you want. A picture can help, but I have found that it can also be a little overwhelming for the student, because there are differences in hair textures and things to account for that may make an exact picture cut unattainable!
#3 - Remember that these are students, so you usually will not get that same stylist each time you return. You can request one, but there are many reasons why you won't- they may have graduated and moved on, they may be in class that day, there are always other students who need to learn.
#4 - Speak up! If you see the cut going downhill, say something, allow the teacher to step in and help.