Apr 20, 2009 - I had a very similar experience to one of the other reviewers. Al is a charming, and very amusing stylist, but my cut was not that impressive...and the styling was awful. After washing/conditioning, he combed my hair out, and spent about 10 minutes cutting. I completely agree about the rather 'random' approach to cutting... My real grip was with the styling. Now, I'm used to stylists throwing on a whole palmful of cones, but this was just silly. My hair was half-dry, and he added a cream of sorts...twisted randomly...and then diffused it. I was congratulated on my new volume, but it was, as you can imagine, 99% frizz. So yeah, dry, frizzy, and horribly sticky hair. Washed it out as soon as I got home, and the cut wasn't too bad. Did find some random long bits though, which makes me wonder about the success of the 'grab and cut' method. Don't get me wrong, I like Al, but his handling of my curls was not great, and his styling broke every rule in the curly book. I don't like having to leave a salon, knowing I need to wash my hair as soon as I get home, just to make it presentable.