Signs of possible abuse that stylists and others may notice:
• Bald spots.
• Bruising or abrasions on the head or upper neck.
• Partner always accompanies client to salon.
• Client is isolated from family and friends.
• Hair frailty and brittleness as a result of possible stress.
• Inability to keep appointments.
• Partner prohibits her from coming more often to the salon.
• Partner will not permit her to change hairstyle or color.
Source: Battered Women’s Shelter of Summit & Medina Counties