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Success in Being a Hair Stylist

by Vendela Berg


An experienced hair stylist is one of the most valued individuals in the service industry. In truth, when you have a hair stylist career, you’re not just selling a haircut – you’re also providing clients with self-esteem and confidence.

A hairstylist has many duties. Aside from cutting and styling the clients’ hair, they also discuss how their new haircut will complement their overall style. Hairstylists also offer styling tips and expert advice. They also recommend hair products to use and the proper way to take care of treated hair.

Aside from cut and style, a hair stylist career includes knowing how to do hair coloring and other scalp and hair treatments. They are also responsible for keeping their work space clean and orderly.

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On the Job: Salon Assistant

by Vendela Berg


If you’re hoping to work at a beauty salon, you will most likely start as an assistant to hair stylists. A salon assistant role is your stepping stone to the salon industry. Many beauty salons have a hiring policy where they only promote internal employees. This policy means all the stylists start out as an assistant.

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