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The tasks a Hair Dresser (Ladies) is expected to perform include:Cutting, washing, dyeing and waving hair

Performing other personal services incidental to hair dressing of women

Covering clothing of client with towel or apron to avoid sticking of cut hair

Proficiency in cutting hair according to instructions of client or according to a particular style using clippers, scissors, razors and combs

Adept with washing, rinsing and drying hair using shampoos and solutions as necessary and bleaching, dyeing or tinting hair

Well-versed with waving hair by wrapping it with round curlers, adding wave solutions and performing other tasks to obtain required effect

Knowledge of setting hair in desired style by combing

Proficient in cleaning, shaping and polishing finger nails

Well-versed with giving scalp treatment to clients

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Good persuasive skills

Pleasing personality

Good hand eye coordination

Systematic approach


Artistic skills


It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from salon to salon

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?Yes

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to chemical agents found in keratin treatments and hair dyes, exposure to scissors, inhalation of spray and solvents, etc.Occupational hazards include musculoskeletal problems, respiratory problems, back pain, headaches, allergic reactions, fungal infections, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 7,000 per month For candidates with 2 - 4 years of experience or more - INR 12,000 to INR 15,000 per month(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Beauty and Wellness Sector in India

The beauty and wellness industry in India is growing at a CAGR of 18.6 percent, driven by a burgeoning Indian economy. The sector is thriving on the increasing section of affluent and middle-class population that has started considering beauty and wellness as a necessity instead of a luxury, as perceived until sometime ago.

In beauty and salon segment, workforce requirement is expected to grow from 34 lakhs in 2013 to 121 lakhs in 2022. Based on market interactions, beauty sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20 percent with 23 percent in organized sector and 15 percent in unorganized sector.

There is a shift towards the emerging markets, and this is likely to continue with over 50 percent of the total beauty sales by 2018 expected from developing countries like India. All these factors put together is only going to increase the job opportunities for a Hair Dresser (Ladies) across towns and cities in India.


Salons across India

Beauty and Wellness centres across India

Towns and cities across India

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VLCC Institute

Exclusive Salon and Makeup Studio

Indus Integrated Information Management Limited


Net Services India Pvt Ltd

Jawed Habib Hair and Beauty Ltd

LTA School of Beauty

Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies

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