LONDON — In a post-baby world, there is no longer a need to be worried about the size of your baby’s hair.
The world is getting shorter, and so are the lengths that can be worn in women’s hair styles, according to a study by an American-based hair salon.
But in a way, the world is also getting longer.
A hair salon in London is calling it a “breakthrough moment” in women-only hair care.
“It is a trend that I hope is going to be a great trend and will definitely be here for a while,” said Christine Debonis, founder and president of Salon L.A., which offers women-friendly, hair-care lines in its salon on London’s Victoria Embankment.
“I think it will help women, because it’s a trend in women,” she said.
Debonis said it was “a natural progression for a lot of us in the past.”
In the past, she said, women would go to hair salons, get cut and then try on their own hair styles.
But now, she’s seeing more women who want to try on styles that aren’t standard.
“People who want more customization are the ones who really have to do a lot more research, because there is such a huge range in styles,” she explained.
The salon has had a similar response when it comes to styles, said Debonises co-founder and co-owner Sarah Debonisi.
“It is something new and different, and that’s great,” she told CNN.
“And it’s very, very empowering to be able to wear different styles and look good, to be confident in the style you choose and have confidence that it will suit you and that you’ll look great with it,” she added.
The idea for Salon L’Ameri has been around for years, said Salon L.’
Amerika founder and owner Jeanette DiGiorgio.
“It’s not about the hair,” she stressed.
“We’re not a salon and we’re not about hair products.
We’re a salon, and we are a salon.
We are a hair care company.”
The idea of a salon for women, DiGibres said, is “just not a good idea in the last 20 years.”
The trend of women wearing their hair short has not been as common, and women-focused hairstylists have traditionally been in a minority, DiGiores said.
“In the last five years or so, I think there’s been a shift away from the idea of having a salon to have a salon in a place,” she continued.
“Women are starting to go into the salon as a way of getting a hair cut, to get a haircut, because the hair is getting thinner and the salon is not so big,” she observed.
Debonisi said the salon would not offer a haircut to women, but the idea is to offer a salon-like experience for women with different hair styles.
“There’s definitely a trend, but it’s not necessarily the norm,” she acknowledged.
“There’s a lot that goes into it.
And there’s also a lot about it that is not the norm, because we are not trying to be in the business of the salon.”