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23 Honest Confessions Your Hairdresser Will Never Reveal

We hate washing your hair.

1. Sweeping up your hair is about as pleasant as you imagine it is.

2. But it's not half as bad as washing your hair.

3. There's a ~right way~ to wash your hair.

4. How little money we earn for the hours we put in can feel soul destroying.

5. But job freebies can help soften the blow a tad.

6. We LOVE it when you tell us you want something "a little bit different".

7. But when someone with long hair comes in for "the chop", we don't know whether to get excited or scared.

8. Working a quiet late shift often means a member of staff will leave with an entirely new 'do.

9. And whenever a new hairstyle comes out, we're the first ones to jump on board.

10. Whilst we love a good natter on the job, some clients go a little overboard with their sharing.

11. But chatty clients are way more entertaining than the ones who go silent as soon as they sit down.

12. And, of course, we all have a favourite client.

13. We rarely, if ever, get to finish a cup of tea.

14. Working for a salon that asks you to "push products" in exchange for commission feels all kinds of wrong, but it happens.

15. So if you want our honest opinions about products, ask us whilst you're still in the chair and not at the till.

16. We have a love-hate relationship with perms.

17. Nothing prepares us for a head lice scare. Nothing.

18. We get very protective over our scissors.

19. And we don't appreciate it when our friends try to get free haircuts outside of our work hours.

20. There's nothing more awkward than when you ask us a question whilst the hair dryer is on.

21. Handling bleach means that this has happened to every one of us.

22. And we've all forgotten to wear gloves and accidentally dyed our hands at least once.

23. But most of all, we know we have one of the best jobs in the world.

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