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  • 1. What is included in my salon hair color?
    Answer: At Amanda Tustin Hair Designs, you will be greeted with a warm welcome and a thorough consultation. Amanda will sit with you and discuss your hair goals, your budget, your expected maintenance schedule and your lifestyle. From there Amanda will help you decide which color placement and colors, and style will work best for your bone structure, coloring and lifestyle. She will also discuss maintenance options and suggestions for maintaining your beautiful new salon hair color. After the consultation, Amanda will offer you one of her available beverages, like a cappuccino, latte, or wine. Then, everyone's second favorite part, the hot towel around the neck before the hair color service is performed. You’ll enjoy custom music selections and good conversation, or even silence, if you'd like. After the hair color has been applied, you may receive a steam treatment while it processes. Then comes the best part, the shampoo. Amanda will perform a relaxing shampoo using Innersense Organic Beauty products. Your service will be completed with an educational style. Amanda will go over every product she uses and describe every technique being used to achieve the style. She will give tips and tricks on maintaining and recreating your beautiful new look. You’ll be sent home with a sample of product and anything you decide to purchase, will come with handwritten instructions on how to use it at home.
  • 2. How to care for my salon hair color?
    Answer: You’ve invested in your hair color, you want to make sure to protect your investment! Amanda recommends you wait to wash your new hair color for at least 24-48 hours. When shampooing your new hair color, make sure to use professional products to protect your color from fading. Another way to protect your hair color is to use warm water, NOT hot. Hot water can swell the outer layer of the hair and allow the color molecules to leave the hair shaft, it's also very drying for the hair. Protect your hair color from UV rays that can also cause color to fade. wear a hat, or use a product like Innersense’s Hair Love Prep Spray, which has a built in UV shield.
  • 3. What’s the best way to maintain my new hair color?
    Answer: Amanda will go over any recommended maintenance at the end of the service. Making sure to protect your investment with professional grade hair care at home. Also, make sure to use warm water, not hot. Do your best to keep your hair out of the sun as well. These tips are great for grey coverage, highlights, balayage or any other hair color service.
  • 4. What color line does Amanda use?
    Amanda has invested in educating herself in Redken’s color lines. She prefers Redken for the natural looking dimensional qualities when it comes to grey coverage. For Highlights, Amanda has found the best results from Schwartzkoff products. These products allow Amanda to get beautiful results every time.
  • 1. Are extensions safe for my hair?
    Answer: when installed properly hair extensions should cause little to no damage. Amanda will help you decide which type, ITip or Weft, will be best for your hair, growth pattern and lifestyle. She will also go over proper at home hair care and what tools and products should be used to maintain the integrity of your natural hair and your new extensions
  • 2. How many rows do I need?
    Answer: Hair extensions are applied in rows, to achieve fullness, but not length, it is recommended to use one row. For length and volume, multiple rows are usually needed, about 2-3.5. Amanda will go over how many rows are needed to achieve your dream hair at your consultation.
  • 3. Why are the costs so different
    Answer:Cost of extensions take many things into consideration. including, the way the hair is manufactured and the amount of hair being applied. Also the amount of supplies needed and time it takes to install or move up the rows.
  • 4. Is a deposit required?
    Answer: Yes, a 50% deposit is required in order to schedule an installation appointment. These appointments are time consuming and an investment is made in the purchasing of your hair for your first install. Your deposit ensures that these costs are covered ahead of time. Deposits are non refundable.
  • 5. How do I care for my extensions at home?
    Answer: It is very important to brush and oil your hair extensions 1-2 times a day. This will ensure the longevity of your hair. Amanda will go over specific instructions for caring for the type of extensions you are wearing. Each method requires slightly different care.
  • 7. How do I know what color hair I need?
    Answer: Amanda will color match your hair and custom color the extensions as needed. Toning extensions may be required during maintenance appointments as well.
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