What to Consider When Choosing Back to School Hairstyles

When schools open, parents are faced with mixed reactions of happiness and the struggle to have their children wear good-looking hairstyles. For children, it is an exciting experience, and a moment to get what their parents promised them while parents are confused on how to meet many demands of their children. One of the things you want to consider is how to obtain the best back to school hairstyles for your child.

A new hairstyle is a great way to make your child stand out from the rest of the kids.

Since you possibly have many things to budget for, a visit to a salon should not be overly costly. The following are some of the things you may want to consider:


You need to know how much money you would want to spend on your child’s hairstyle. The amount of money will determine the type of salon you will visit for this service. Good salons with full salon services such as relaxing, haircut, perm, and styling can cost a few dollars. Alternatively, you can visit a beauty school salon that offers similar services but at a lower cost.


As a parent, you probably know the best style for your child. However, you can take your time to research the best hairstyle that will boost the image and personality of your child. You can look through child magazines and make sure that the hairstyle you select suits your child’s face shape and color. Do not forget that some schools have regulations for the type of hairstyles children should wear.

Hair Stylist

Make sure to meet your hair stylist before your child goes to the salon. This means you should not only hand the money to the child and stay back to see what will come out. Be clear about what style you want your kid teen to wear. You can take your time to supervise the process as the stylist gives your child the service you are looking for. By sitting down to observe what a stylist is doing, you can identify whether your child’s hair is being overprocessed or being cut off more than you would want. If your kid prefers color, you can take them through several colors that will make them look cool and admirable. You can visit your local beauty store or talk to a cosmetologist for the right hair coloring that will suit your child. You can consider hair dye if that is what is good and affordable.


If you have too many things that your budget cannot allow you to check in a salon, you can decide to take the DIY approach and make your child happy. By following tips on how to achieve the best and cheap hairstyle, you can come up with the best results. If you choose to use relaxers, you should be prepared to redo the hair after 2-3 months. If you want your child to have curly hairs, you can purchase styling gels and creams. You can also teach your child a few ways of obtaining good curly looks. Practicing these DIY tips with several tools such as hot rollers and setting lotions can help you in designing the best hairstyles for your child.

Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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