Hair Dresser

Hair Specialist Hair Therapist


The tasks a Hair Stylist is expected to perform include:Styling hair according to the latest style, period, or character portrayal

Following instructions of patron make-up artist or script

Questioning patron or reading instructions of make-up artist or script to determine hairdressing requirements

Knowledge of facial features of patron or performing artist

Proficient in arranging, shaping and trimming hair to achieve desired effect, and also using fingers, combs, barber scissors, hair-waving solutions, hairpins and other accessories

Adept with dyeing, tinting, bleaching, curling or waving hair as required

Well-versed with creating new style especially for patron

Knowledge of cleaning and styling wigs

Proficient in styling hairpieces

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 are only going to improve the job opportunities for a Hair Stylist across towns and cities in India.


Salons across India

Beauty and Wellness centres across India

Towns and cities across India

Will be updated

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

Will be updated