angie, they can't do that because they have their own agenda and they think they know it all because they sat through some classes.
Maybe not all of them but enough that the horror stories aren't exactly few and far between.
I hate going in for a haircut. Now my SO doesn't expect much from a cut, just shorter and sorta in a certain style, kinda. Dude last cut I was like what the heck did they do to your hair? I had to go redo it. SO of course thought I was overreacting but when it started growing out it was obvious what I meant.
2c/3a?
Low porosity, medium texture.
http://public.fotki.com/Medusahair/

If it smells good put it in your hair, if it tastes good spit it out!