Ten Steps to Becoming a Hairdresser

By December 9, 2012Press Releases
  1. Choose the right beauty school: Find a school that teaches more than just the Milady Standard Cosmetology. Look for a school run by and employing current successful career hair artists.
  2. Cost: Look for a school that can put you in touch with private lenders who specialize in private student loans.
  3. Judge by the tool kit: If the school doesn’t provide you with the highest quality tool kit, then you can bet they won’t provide you with the highest quality training either.
  4. Develop a portfolio. All hairdressers can benefit from a professional portfolio that showcases their best work. Hairdressers should begin compiling their portfolio while in school.
  5. Completion of a state-licensed hair design training program.
  6. Hair Design Licensure: A state-issued license is required in all states.
  7. Key Skills: Strong communication, customer service and time management skills; creativity and dexterity.
  8. Additional Requirements: Most hairdressers must be 17 years of age or older.
  9. Build a professional resume: Your school should include resume building in it business and career curriculum
  10. Build a model list: Model demonstrations are the best way to showcase your work to prospective employers.

At Johnny Matthew’s Hairdressing Training School you can be assured that you will be getting the best in the industry.

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