> You talk through with the hairdresser what it is that you would like done.
> They nod professionally.
> You then sit and stare in horror at yourself in the mirror while they get totally scissor happy and give you a mullet. Or a short back and sides.
> They proudly hold the mirror up to show you the back. It’s even worse than the front.
> They smile.
> You smile back.
> You say: “Yes, it’s lovely thank you!”.
> Then you leave a tip (a tip!) and go - probably booking another appointment for 6 weeks time.
- It’s because they are often so nice and friendly - they chat to you while they work, they smile, you build a relationship that lasts for the hour or so that you’re sat in that chair.
- You are criticising someone’s creativity - you convince yourself that you will crush them if you complain. Hairdressing is a career that you learn, but it is also (if done right) one that you have a natural talent and eye for (or not, in some cases).