There’s no denying that a visit to the hair salon—however liberating or life-changing it may be—can also lead to some potential awkwardness. For example, what do you do when you’re less than crazy about your new cut and style? Or, what if you come in knowing exactly what you want, but your hairstylist has other ideas? We’ve all been there, which is why we decided it was about time we put together a definitive guide on salon etiquette. And to make sure we weren’t being one-sided, we spoke with Neil Weisberg, celeb hairstylist and co-owner of Mèche Salon, and asked him to school us from a stylist’s perspective. Welcome to Salon Etiquette 101: class is now in session.
Click through the slideshow above for everything you need to know about salon protocol!