Going to see your hair stylist can be a transformative experience - you go in with split ends and too-long bangs and come out with a fresh cut and a perfect blowout.

However, while you'll surely leave the salon with a hot new 'do, you may also be transformed in other, unsavory ways - ones that can seriously damage your hair, and health. Here, four experts, Dr. Debra Jaliman, author of Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist, former celebrity stylist Jim Markahm, Founder/CEO of ColorProof Evolved Color Care, hairstylist Nunzio Saviano and colorist Stephanie Brown, reveal which aspects of the salon you should be cautious of and share their wisdom on how to stay safe.

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