Do you have a child who is nervous or afraid about having his or her hair cut? Don’t worry… you have come to the right place. The entire Junior Cuts team is committed to helping make your and your child’s experience at our salon as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Our stylists have training and years of experience working with nervous, fussy, and even crying children. They consider it part of their job to do everything they can to reassure your child and help them feel better.
Our stylists have specific training (from Applied Behavioral Services Learning Center and Autism Speaks) as well as many years of experience serving children with special needs and/or sensory processing challenges. The entire Junior Cuts team is committed to helping make your and your child’s experience at our salon as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Please note, our salon, as well as the main
building, Recreations Outlet, and its restrooms are all wheelchair friendly.
Preparing for the Haircut
During the Haircut
At Junior Cuts, we take a child’s first haircut just as seriously as you do. We are honored each time we are a part of this
When to Cut
Every child’s head of hair – and every parent’s emotional connection to those locks – is different. Some babies come in
for a first cut before they’re even able to sit. Other kids don’t visit the salon until they’re 2 or 3 years old (or older). There
is no certain age at which a child needs that first cut. But, here are some signs it may be time:
A haircut is a new experience for your child, so you should prepare yourself for any tears or fears that might arise.
In fact, sometimes it’s the parents who are more scared or uncertain than their children! So, follow these tips to help
make this important milestone as calm and as easy as possible. Who knows…you might even have some fun!
Even the most prepared children can get the “first haircut jitters” when the time comes. Follow these tips to help create a positive salon experience:
As a parent, you want to remember all the important “firsts” foryour child, and their first haircut should be no different.
In the end, the more fun you can make the trip to the salon, the better. We hope you find these tips helpful. If there is anything else we can do or questions we can answer to help you and your child feel comfortable, please don’t hesitate to ask. We look forward to celebrating this important moment with you both!