Knowing when to get a haircut can be tricky. Sometimes we avoid getting a haircut thinking that waiting will help our hair grow longer. Although you may gain length it also may mean your hair isn’t in its healthiest condition
Signs When it’s Time for a Trim
- Hair has become dry and brittle
- Increased shedding and tangling
- Your styling time increases
- Difficulty brushing or combing through your hair
- You begin to notice split ends in your hair
How Often Should You Get Your Ends Trimmed?
|Coarse hair||Every 3 – 6 months|
|Fine hair||Every 1 – 2 months|
|Short hair||Every 1 – 1 ½ months|
|Medium hair||Every 1 ½ – 3 months|
|Long hair||Every 3 – 6 months|
|Layers||Every 1 ½ – 2 months|
|Straight/wavy hair||Every 2 ½ – 3 months|
|Kinky/curly hair||Every 3 – 6 months|
|Coily hair||Every 2 – 3 months|
|Styled with heat||Every 1 ½ – 2 months|
|Styled with bangs||Every 2 weeks – 1 month|
|Processed with chemicals||Every 1 ½ – 2 months|
How Much Hair Should Get Trimmed?
Farouk Systems Inc.’s Elite Stylist, Melissa Gonzales, recommends that you get your ends trimmed 4-6 weeks or whenever you notice that your ends have weakened.
Another stylist from the CHI family, Brandy Deason also talked about how important it is for you and your stylist to be on the same page by having a thorough consultation. That way the stylist can analyze and infer about your comfort level and you two can come to a mutual decision.