Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Beauty Battle: Salon vs. At Home


There are many beauty treatments you used to have to go to a beauty salon to get. However, many of them are now available at home, or there are similar products that do the same job. You often have a choice of doing the treatment yourself at home or going to have it done professionally. There are pros and cons for each of these options, and it's important to be aware of them. If you're unsure which is best for you, you should consider the benefits and drawbacks. They can be different for various treatments. So don't make a blanket judgement for everything.

Convenience

Women with busy lives are often looking for more convenient ways of maintaining their beauty routine. Booking an appointment and visiting a salon or spa can be a bit too time-consuming for many people. They have to find time in their day to make it to the salon and back, and for some things, there could be recovery time too. At home products can sometimes be more convenient, or you can even get a beauty therapist to come to your home. However, if you visit a professional, you don't have to do anything during the treatment. You can let the therapist get on with their work.

Results


The results you get from salon treatments and at-home products can vary wildly. Firstly, it depends on the treatment. You also need to factor in your choice of product because some are more effective than others. For example, you could get a chemical peel from a professional or use a glycolic acid peel at home. The products you can use yourself come in different strengths and forms. Some might be creams, and others are liquids or gels. It's a good idea to read reviews of products to find out what other people think of them.




Cost

The expense is a big factor for many women. You might not want to spend a lot on salon appointments. Doing things at home instead could save you a lot of money. However, if anything goes wrong, you might have to pay a professional to fix it. When you look at prices, compare products to the cost of salon treatments. But remember to take different factors into account, such as effectiveness and how long the treatment will last. You might need to use a product more often, making it more expensive than you first think.

Frequency

Don't forget to consider how often you will need to have a treatment or use a product. For example, a spray tan might cost you more than use fake tan from a bottle. However, it could also last much longer, and give you more even results. If you have to keep going back to a beauty salon every few weeks, it might make more sense to choose a home product instead. This could be an important factor that influences your decision.


Sometimes a beauty salon treatment might be the better choice, but other times a DIY job makes more sense. Base each of your decisions on which treatment you want.


*This is a collaborative post, please read my full disclosure here.

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