I think it is safe to say that many of us are afraid of losing our hair one day, and many are even more fearful of losing it too soon.
Our salons want to see an increase in revenue and growing possibilities to push the bar higher. However, many hair industry folks are struggling to gain their footing while working through covid-19 hurdles.
Regardless of your stance on masks or vaccines, here is what salon owners need to know. With the covid-19 vaccine available to the public, many cities lifted their mandatory mask policies months ago. As a result, many cities are no longer required to wear a mask during familiar summer activities such as vacationing, wedding celebrations, and taking the kids to get "back to school" haircuts.
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I think it is safe to say that we all were greatly impacted by Covid-19, but businesses were hit even harder. Covid-19 started affecting us all in March of 2020, and for many, life has seemed to return to normal; we don't need to wear masks everywhere we go, we can get our hair and nails done, and we can even go out to clubs and bars again.
According to Merriam-Webster, a trichologist is "a person who specializes in hair and scalp care and treatment of associated conditions." More and more stylists and salon owners are familiarizing themselves with Trichology because it is so important, especially if you are working with hair and looking at people's scalps all day. Cosmetology school teaches stylists plenty about hair but not enough about the scalp, and that's why studying Trichology is vital in being a hairstylist.
Why do the ingredients matter? Washing your hair exposes the scalp and follicle to chemical change and potentially damaging additives. You must understand what you’re putting on your head to reap the benefits. Routine washing will remove any dirt and excess oils you’ve accumulated throughout the day. But you could be making matters worse by using the wrong shampoo.
Hair is not complicated in terms of its structure and what it is composed of, but it plays an important role in social functioning. The way we style, cut, color, and maintain our hair all contribute to the way we look. Whether it’s having a signature look or hair you rolled out of bed with it is an integral part of a showcasing personality and identity. But what really is this thing that we spend so much time and effort on? What is hair?