Qualities of a Hairdresser/Barber

Hairdressers and Barbers have many qualities

Hairdressers/Barbers should have:

  • good listening ability to interpret clients’ requests
  • the ability to work quickly and accurately with their hands
  • an element of creativity and artistic sense
  • an eye for colour and form
  • the ability to chat with clients in an easy manner
  • a caring, positive attitude
  • a smart personal appearance and good personal hygiene
  • punctuality and the ability to stay calm when under pressure
  • stamina, as they are on their feet for most of the day
  • a willingness to learn new techniques and keep their skills up to date
  • an awareness of health and safety issues.