5 Ways to Deal with a Bad Haircut
Get advice from the pros on how to cope with the aftermath (without chopping it all off and starting from scratch).
The Problem: A Lopsided Cut
If one side is longer than the other—but you didn't ask for an asymmetrical haircut—resist the urge to pick up the scissors yourself. Call your salon and set up a time to have them fix their mistake free of charge. For now, let your flatiron take some time off. "Straightening hair will highlight unevenness," says Melville. If you don't have natural curls, create soft waves with a curling iron to disguise imperfections until you can see a stylist.