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4 Common Hair Myths That Everyone Believes

Tues, 31 Oct.

With so many how-to guides and “expert” opinions available to us today, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to figure out what’s true and false when it comes to hair care and hair styling. In fact, there are many common hair myths out there that everyone seems to believe that may not be as rooted in fact as you think. Today, MyCuts will be revealing all and busting a few of the most common hair myths that just aren’t true.

Hair Loss is Only Caused by Aging

While the most common cause of hair loss is a hereditary condition known as male-pattern baldness or female-pattern baldness, known for getting worse with age, this is not the only cause of hair loss.

In fact, there are many different reasons that you may experience hair loss at one point or another. A few of the other common causes of hair loss include certain medications, hormonal changes, medical conditions, and certain hairstyles.

While hereditary hair loss caused by a family history isn’t preventable, there are a number of ways that you can prevent hair loss resulting from other causes. You can avoid wearing certain hairstyles that pull the hair too tightly, such as ponytails or braids, for example. You should also avoid especially harsh treatments such as hot oil treatments or hair rollers.

Hair Grows Faster When Cut Often

It is one of the most common hair myths out there and we’ve all heard it at one point or another. Unfortunately, the rate at which your hair grows is determined entirely by genetics. No matter how many times you make a visit to your local hair salon for a trim, you hair will not grow any quicker.

Although you can’t make your hair grow faster with regular trips to the hair salon, it is still very important to make appointmentswith your stylist. Making frequent trips to the hair salon is one of the best things you can do for your hair. From removing those dead ends to treating hair breakage, there is a lot that a trim can do for you. Just don’t expect for your hair to grow faster anytime soon!

Certain Hair Products Repair Hair

While there are an endless amount of hair products out there that claim to rejuvenate your hair and repair damage completely, this is just one big myth. Once a strand of hair has split, there’s really you can do but cut it off. As convenient as it would be, there is no single hair care product out there that can fully repair your hair. Keep up to date on those hair salon appointments if you want to stay two steps ahead of split ends. It is the healthiest thing you can do for your hair and can’t be matched by any hair product claiming to fix all your problems.

Hair Only Needs to be Cut Once or Twice a Year

Life is busy and many of us have taken comfort in the fact that hair only needs to be cut one to two times a year to remain healthy. Unfortunately, this is another common hair myth. While it may be easier to continue on in blissful ignorance, your hair is at its healthiest when you book appointments with your hair salon regularly. But how often is often enough?

Many hair health experts recommend that you get a trim every couple of months to keep your hair in the best condition. This goes a long way in keeping those split ends well-maintained and prevents further hair damage.

MyCuts Makes the Hair Salon Experience Easier

Now that you know the truth surrounding some of the most common hair myths that everyone believes, it’s time to take your hair care seriously! If you find yourself saying, “making regular trips to see my stylist is too difficult”, MyCuts is here with the solution.

With software like MyCuts, the entire hair salon experience is easier for hair salons and their customers alike! With MyCuts, your local hair salon can offer you a convenient way to schedule and monitor your hair appointments right from your mobile device!

MyCuts is also great for hair stylists as it simplifies the process of managing their list of clients. With helpful features like client management, appointment reminders, and scheduling, keeping regular appointments with your hairstylist has never been easier. Want to see what MyCuts can offer you? Check out our demo!

Treat Your Furry Friend to a Day of Relaxation

Tues, 17 Aug.

If you’re a pet parent, there’s no question about what you’d do for your beloved fur baby. Taking care of them and making sure they are happy, healthy, and living a good life are all major priorities. In addition to the usual at-home care you provide for your pet (feeding, walking, exercise, playtime, etc), it is recommended that your animal friend is groomed roughly once a month. This may vary depending on the breed, hair length, and type of coat. Grooming will not only keep your pet looking great, but it is also a good means of doing a thorough health check regularly. Even if you prefer to groom your pet yourself, we do recommend taking them to a professional groomer a few times a year.

Professional Grooming

If you’re not familiar with professional grooming and what that means, let’s tell you a little about the major advantages. Right off the bat, the biggest advantage is right in the job title. A professional is more experienced and capable of grooming your pet. They would have a better skill set than you for grooming and this may provide a better overall experience for your pet. Professional pet stylists really know what’s up- they would be easily able to determine the best treatments for your pets, so you eliminate any guesswork.

A professional dog groomer or pet stylist may be able to do some medical checks to ensure your pet is in good shape. When grooming, they know what to look out for and will be able to point out any abnormalities or points of concern with ease. There are a number of specialty treatments that will be available for you, so based on your animal’s needs, this will be your all in one resource to make sure they leave in the best condition possible. Some animals do experience stress or anxiety when left with a groomer, especially since the environment is usually very busy. However, if you do your research and find a groomer who your pet would feel comfortable with, this entire experience could be like a spa day!

Pet Spa Day

Your animal may be anxious or nervous at first, but they’re going to leave the pet stylist looking and feeling great! One of the major concerns for anyone considering going to a professional pet stylist is an owner just not having the time to devote to scheduling and keeping appointments.

Software like MyCuts allows pet stylists a quick, easy, and convenient way to schedule and monitor appointments, as well as interact with pet owners. Stylists can easily build and manage their client lists, book appointments, and remind clients of upcoming appointments. There is even an option to schedule recurring appointments.

If there are any unexpected changes in schedule or if stylists are running just a bit behind, they can easily update clients via text, email, or phone. This ensures that both clients and stylists are on the same page and there will be less chance of unexpected wait times or last minute cancellations. Instant updates can be provided with push notifications to keep things accurately timed and clients accurately informed.

We know that taking care of your pet is your number one priority. Make grooming a regular part of your schedule and take the time out to bond with them, clean them, and make sure they are healthy and happy. While they may not be able to say it with words, you’ll see the ‘thank you’ in their bright big eyes.