. Consulting with clients on stylistic options for their hair.
. Listening to clients needs to determine their preferences.
. Describing different hair care products and their benefits.
. Shampooing, cutting, coloring and highlighting hair.
. Offering manicure, pedicure, waxing, and facial services.
. Performing scalp treatments.
. Acting as salespersons to sell clients hair care retail products.
. Building a personal relationship with clients to ensure return visits.
. Adhering to salon safety and cleanliness standards.
. Managing bookings and welcoming clients into the store. Keeping updated on hairstyle trends and styling methods.
. High school graduation or GED completion.
. Licensing from a cosmetology school.
. Previous experience as a hair stylist or colorist.
. A wide pallet of styling and coloring techniques.
. Proficiency with hot irons, curlers and blow-dryers.
. Excellent interpersonal skills.
. Good verbal communication.
. Physical stamina.
. Creative mindset and a good eye for design.