Desperate for a New Afro Hairdresser in 2021?
You have recently relocated to a new, small town and your hair needs doing. So where do you find that much needed Afro hairdresser? With such a unique hair texture, it’s often impossible to hand pick or simply walk into any high street hair salon that meets your needs.
Well, you could take the train out to the next town, only to discover months and months later, that there is an afro hairdresser stashed away in a blind corner of the high street hair salon you walk past everyday on your way from work. How could you have known right?
Amagoda for Afro Hairdressers
The closest Afro hairdresser your Google search titled “Afro hairdresser [name of town]” could find is the one outside town. The giant search engine is handy for many things but isn’t so great in this respect sometimes. It doesn’t matter how many search term variations you come up with, the results won’t get any different.
That is one of the reasons why we felt creating a platform like Amagoda was necessary, for the black community to have an easier and more convenient access to hair and beauty services. Amagoda is an online platform that was specifically built to connect clients and Afro hairdressers.
In addition to finding Afro hair care service providers, there are other important factors that one must consider when you choose your hairdresser. Here are the 3 most important factors that should be at the top of your list.
1. Your Budget
According to Statista, black people make up approximately 3 percent of the UK population. That makes Afro hairdressing an expensive commodity due to a lower demand compared to other hair care services. It is highly unlikely that you will get a professional Afro hairdresser offering cornrows for £15 or less. So be weary of any pricing that seems too good to be true, after all you’ll get what you pay for!
2. Ratings, Reviews & Recommendations
It’s important to pay attention to what people say about the service they receive. Recommendations by word of mouth are great but sometimes they do go wrong. This is where pictures and customer reviews come in. You may also want to pay very close attention to that customer that left with amazing hair but complained about the customer service and treatment they received.
The picture won’t show you the amount of hair a customer lost due to lack of patience while handling their natural hair. Take a few minutes to scrutinise the hairdresser’s profile and make sure you have an idea what you are getting yourself into. Going back to the previous point on what prices to expect, the price tag must match the quality of work on display, at least to your standard it should make sense.
3. What Hair Products they Use
What you put in your hair is as important as what you do with it. There’s no point rocking a great hairdo this month and then dealing with irreversible hair damage for the rest of the year. In most cases no one knows your hair better than you.
This is so much more important if you have natural hair with high or low porosity (Green Beauty is a great place to start if you would like to know more about porosity). On the Amagoda platform, its simple, if the hairdresser doesn’t specify what products they use, you can easily reach out and ask the hairdresser a question.
Hair care is an important part of personal care and identity. That is why we have invested a lot of time and patience in building an online platform that will help you find yourself an Afro hairdresser from anywhere in the UK, with ease.