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DIY Hair Styling Tips: Achieving Salon-Worthy Looks at Home

You’ve left the salon, now what?

With the right tools, techniques, and a bit of practice, achieving salon-worthy looks in the comfort of your own home is entirely within reach. 

From mastering the art of blow drying to perfecting those bouncy curls, this guide is your go-to resource for DIY hair styling tips that will leave you feeling like you just stepped out of the salon chair. 

Get ready to take your home styling game to the next level! 

Products Matter

Choosing the appropriate products tailored to your hair type and styling goals is super important. 

The array of shampoos, conditioners, and styling products available can be overwhelming, but fear not; your stylist (that’s us!) is a wealth of knowledge in this department. 

Whether you have fine, limp hair in need of volumizing products, or thick, curly locks requiring extra moisture and frizz control, your stylist can recommend the perfect formulations to address your unique needs. 

They can also advise on the best shampoo to cleanse without stripping natural oils, the ideal conditioner to nourish and detangle, and the perfect styling products to enhance your hair's texture and hold your desired style in place. 

Learn Proper Techniques

Observing and learning from your stylist's techniques during your salon visits can be incredibly valuable for mastering DIY hair styling at home. 

Take note of the way they handle your hair, the tools they use, and the sequence of steps they follow to achieve your desired look. Don't hesitate to ask questions if something isn't clear or if you're unsure about a particular technique. Your stylist is there to help and share their expertise with you … we promise! 

For example, understanding how to properly use a round brush while blow drying can add volume and smoothness to your hair, while mastering the art of curling with a curling iron can create beautiful, long-lasting curls or waves.

Invest in Quality Tools

When it comes to achieving professional-level hair styling at home, the importance of investing in quality tools cannot be overstated. A high-quality blow dryer, flat iron, curling iron, and set of brushes can truly make all the difference in the outcome of your hairstyle. 

Opting for reputable brands known for their performance and durability ensures that you're getting tools that will stand the test of time and consistently deliver excellent results.

Take Care of Your Hair

Maintaining healthy hair is the foundation of achieving any stunning hairstyle, whether at home or in the salon. Incorporating a consistent hair care routine that includes regular trims, deep conditioning treatments, and the use of heat protectant sprays is crucial for keeping your locks in optimal condition.

Aim to schedule trims every 6 to 8 weeks to keep your ends looking fresh and prevent split ends from traveling up the hair shaft. In addition, incorporating deep conditioning treatments into your routine can help nourish and hydrate your hair. 

If you’re ready to book one of these services and be on your way to gorgeous locks at home, schedule an appointment with Trixies Salon & Spa today! 


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