You might hire a hair stylist to:

  • Cut and style hair according to a client’s expectations
  • Provide specialized hair treatments

  • Communicate with clients and sell hair products
  • Manage, schedule, and complete hair appointments

Required skills and qualifications
Preferred skills and qualifications
Experience using haircutting and styling tools
Experience working in a hair salon
Relevant licensing or certification from an approved cosmetology school
Strong administrative and organizational skills for scheduling and managing appointments
Customer service skills
Ability to stay up to date on current hair trends
Knowledge of haircutting, styling, and coloring techniques
Flexibility to work occasional weeknight and weekend shifts