NEED to trim the cost of your haircut?
A trip to a gent’s barber’s will likely cost around £15, while an appointment at a hairdresser’s will come in at a whole load more.
But you can cut the price of getting your locks done, and go longer between visits with these tricks . . .
REPAIR YOUR HAIR: Double-shampooing should keep hair cleaner for longer, which means less damage from heat-styling and drying, according to haircare brand Living Proof.
The first shampoo should get rid of the dirt and product build-up that is attatched to your hair, while the second one will deep-clean the roots and scalp.
TRY A SNEAKY CHEAT: Top hairdresser Samantha Cusick loves using dry shampoo to extend the time between washes.
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She says: “It adds volume and banishes grease, instead of washing it yet another time.”
You can get Batiste Clean & Classic Original Dry Shampoo for £2 instead of £3 at Asda right now.
SLEEP AND TREAT: Stop hair breaking while you sleep, by using a silk or satin pillowcase.
Marks & Spencer sells a silk pillowcase for £29.50 but the Kitsch satin one is £15 at boots.com and claims to reduce breakage, and helps banish frizz.
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It’s also said to be good at helping your skin to maintain moisture, so it’s just what you need to hand during the cold winter months.
SWAP THE STYLIST: If money is tight, hairdresser Luke Ormsby (lukeormsbyhair.com) advises talking to your usual stylist to see what they can suggest to help.
He says: “For anyone struggling, I suggest my customers talk to me openly.
“For example, if you just need a root touch-up or trim, you could see a junior hairdresser and go back to your usual stylist next time.”
DO IT YOURSELF: While it might not be wise to attempt a DIY drastic restyle, there are a lot of tutorials on YouTube to help if you just need a trim.
Get the BaBylissMEN Power Light Pro Hair Clipper 7498CU at Argos, usually £28, now £20. Not only do you get the clipper but a comb with hair-length guide, plus scissors.
- All prices on page correct at time of going to press. Deals and offers subject to availability.
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