Savings challenge: Skip the salon, style your hair at home


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It’s true that life’s too short to have boring hair, but it shouldn’t cost you a fortune to tame your mane.

If you find yourself in the chair more than you’d like to admit, channeling your inner stylist might just be worth it.

Editor’s note: Each week, one of Bankrate’s personal finance reporters is sharing a new way to save and chronicling the savings journey. This week, I’m reporting on the experience I’ve had by skipping the salon and styling my own hair. Read on to see what happened.