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A Day in the Life of a Professional Hairstylist!

Last updated 6 years ago

If you’re unhappy with your current job and want to take steps to further your employment opportunities, it may be time to consider a career as a hairstylist or cosmetologist. While attending a beauty school or cosmetology school will provide you with the education and tools you need to succeed, it is important to consider what you can expect on a daily basis as a hairstylist:

  • Preparing Your Station

Your work day will start by setting up your station with the appropriate tools needed to complete your daily tasks. After you have prepared your station, you will check in with your first client.

  • Performing Services

One of the greatest things about working as a professional hairdresser is that each day is different. You will have the opportunity to perform a number of services each day to a number of different clients, so you will never be bored on the job. In addition to providing routine cuts for scheduled clients, you may be asked to perform a number of services for walk-in clients. In a given day, you may be asked to perform a child’s first haircut, a makeup tutorial, or even a sophisticated updo. Working as a hairstylist also gives you the opportunity to continually perfect your skills, as you are providing various services on a daily basis.

  • Closing

After a full day in the salon, it will be time to close for the night. It is important to clean up your work-station after each client to maintain your level of professionalism and make end-of-the-day cleaning an easier task.

Here at Midway Paris Beauty School in New York City, we provide you with the skills necessary to succeed in a wide variety of beauty and cosmetology services, including hair cooling, permanent waving, chemical hair straightening, and proper sanitation and sterilization techniques. Get on the road to a better career by contacting us online or calling us at (718) 418-2790. 


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