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simply put 'no'
Over the years I have had so many customers say to me how surprised they are at how close I manage to get their colour to their roots.... correct me if I'm wrong, but is that not I am being paid for here?? I pride myself in being able to apply colours so close that you get that extra 2-3 weeks worth of colour, so rather than needing it coloured every 4 weeks, your looking at 6-8 weeks which ties in perfectly with your regular trims!!
I'll let you in on a couple Salon secrets that some salons do to scrimp on outgoings but have you coming back quicker ....
Thick and chunky underneath - this is where the colour is applied thick and chunky with a lot of spacing in the back section of your hair, using less colour than is supposed to be used and saving the Salon money on the colour they are not using (but should are charging for)
leaving roots -, this is the most common of the tricks as it has you returning quicker, now with Bleach highlights, in fact most colours you do need to leave 0.5 centimeter clearance when applying the colour, this is to allow for oxidization as the colour expands, so when your told your stylist cant get right to the root... this is correct to avoid bleeding (colour seeping out the foil onto the hair underneath) however being left with half an inch roots is not acceptable, 0.2-0.5 centimeters only. check picture below!!
Here @ Nikki Cs Hair Studio I don't believe in the cheap tricks that salons seem to be taking lately in order to get you coming back spending more money quicker (yes they may be cheaper initially however if your having your hair done every 4 weeks rather than 6-8 with myself then over a year they are in fact a lot more expensive) so i believe in giving you value for money!! I want you to leave happy in the knowledge that you have at least 6 weeks before having to return or feeling the need to have your hair done again, some people out of personal preference may have their colours done sooner, this is ok, some people have a cut 6 weeks later and a colour 6 weeks following (12 weeks after last colour)
You should not be leaving the salon after having a colour feeling that in 4 weeks you cannot wait any longer as your roots are now 3 inches long. After 4 weeks they should only be 1 inch maybe 1.5/2 at the most. As your hair on average grows 1.5 inches every 6 weeks.
Hope this helps xx