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How Do You Spend Salon Time?

A "quick trip" to the salon can take what feels like an eternity, especially if your stylist sees clients back-to-back or is double booked. Patience isn't exactly my best virtue, but salon time can be a great opportunity to sit back and not worry about all the things I could or should be doing. Even with the fun magazines I don't get at home, I'd be lying if I said I've never blogged while under the dryer. How do you most often spend your time in the stylist's chair?


otay otay 8 years
I would go with read the magazines and text, or let my mind wonder...eavesdropping is always fun to! hehehe
MissMarisol MissMarisol 8 years
I like to chill & be pampered. It's "Me" time during this time.
alexask alexask 8 years
all of the above!
sonya-ina sonya-ina 8 years
My stylist is young and "hip" so we get a long really well and usually chat. If we're not chatting, I'm reading.
Talldiva45 Talldiva45 8 years
Def. time to read my magazines mostly and chat to catch up with my hairdresser of 15years. She is like my second mom - she's great. I am goin there this afternoon as a matter of fact :)
karisaamy karisaamy 8 years
I just talk with her, but I only get my hair cut and styled I don't do anything else so it's 40 min max, usually closer to 30 min. Plus I'm always her last of the day so it's not like she's running around trying to get someone else in.
barbiesugar barbiesugar 8 years
ummmm i mean i usually text but i feel like it's rude to do. However I would love to utilize the time it takes for my hair to get colored. I would love to know what proper salon etiquite is.
Peachandcreamy Peachandcreamy 8 years
Listening to my ipod.
le-romantique le-romantique 8 years
I would say read/text but i can't see at all without my glasses...and I can't wear my glasses when i'm getting my hair done... so i just sit and think to myself and listen to everyones annoying conversations....
almostloli almostloli 8 years
for me its both, time to read and time to text!!! :D i don't have a personal stylist so i don't really chat with them
spotlessdream spotlessdream 8 years
I AM the hairstylist. :)
satarah satarah 8 years
I usually just read magazines and text or something. And I like to watch people too.
robinlh912 robinlh912 8 years
Time to relax and time to observe. I love watching people do hair, so I just relax and watch someone with a ton of skill do magic haha
laurenlanzaosias laurenlanzaosias 8 years
i have the best hair dresser in the world, she is also my sister-in-law. she is amazing. she works too much so it is the perfect time to catch up.
margokhal margokhal 8 years
Soapbox, I just get my hair relaxed, too. But my hairdresser likes to double and triple book appointments of various complications 20 minutes apart. You'd think that'd be enough time, but no. Going to get my hair done annoys me, it's like an all-day event!
Kimpossible Kimpossible 8 years
I chat with my hair dresser. When I'm under the dryer I'll read a magazine or I'll just sit and think and do a little people watching as well. Salon time is relax time for me, I don't do anything that is a "have to do".
momma-tikita momma-tikita 8 years
I usually just read magazines! I dont like to listen to my ipod because if she tries to talk to me then I wont hear her. Kinda rude... I dont know who would bring their laptop..sheesh...that could be a nasty accident!
lorenashley lorenashley 8 years
i talk on the phone and read mags, or text.
Ellenora Ellenora 8 years
I tend to zone out when I'm getting my hair trimmed. It rarely takes more than forty minutes to trim or cut my hair. I'm shy so I don't like talking unless I'm getting a serious cut. Then, I'm telling my stylist what I want with pictures and physically showing her what I want with my hands.
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 8 years
the only time i spend a lot of time in the chair is when i'm getting my highlights or a color-bath, that time i chat with her, then when she put that thing in your head, that gives you heath, i always bring a little mirror and my tweezers.
lemuse20 lemuse20 8 years
I actually said actually twice in one sentence actually. :D
lemuse20 lemuse20 8 years
I actually people watch actually. And also, you know being in a salon there is always someone gabbing away, so I may be listening to that - I mean sometimes you have no choice to hear it, I just happen to voluntarily listen...
Advah Advah 8 years
I always feel incredibly awkward doing something else while someone's taking care of my hair, it always seems very impolite to me. But then again I only ever go to the hairdresser for a cut and blow-dry, so it's easy to spend the 45 mins chatting with my hairdresser or simply watching what she does. I find it fascinating. :P
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
I like to read, maybe text...
soapbox soapbox 8 years
^^ Oh wow, I have African- American hair too, but it takes me about an 45 mins- 1 hour for them to straighten it. I have it relaxed though, so maybe that's why.
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