If you've ever had a post-salon meltdown, raise your hand. We've all been there. Whether you wanted a lob and got a bob or asked for layers and ended up with a mullet, there's nothing like a bad haircut to ruin your day (or, depending on how fast your hair grows, month).
Because salon visits should be relaxing and self esteem-boosting—not traumatic—we asked founder and creative director of New York's Wonderland Beauty Parlor, Michael Angelo, to share his tips on how to ensure the perfect cut every time. Hint: It's all about communication. Read on in the slideshow below!