barber and hairdresser (hairdresser)

barber and hairdresser (hairdresser)

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barber and hairdresser (hairdresser):

Who are they and what do they do? The barber or hairdresser's task is the creation, adjustment and maintenance of beard and hair styles. Hairdressers may specialise in dealing with either ladies or gentlemen as customers.

What are the activities of the job? Activities involved are - shaving, hair-washing and trimming according to the desired look - dyeing hair or beard - adjustment of current hair styles - beard trimming - head massages - regenerating hair - shampooing and setting and creating a permanent wave - dyeing hair, beard, eye brows and eye lashes - creating fashionable cuts and hair styles.

Where is it done and under what conditions? The work is carried out in barbers' and hairdressers' shops. A hairdresser must expect to be exposed to chemical agents and will also have to stand up while working, which can be tiring.

What tools/equipment do they use? The most frequently used tools are combs, scissors, curlers, permanent wave sets, soaps, gels, shampoos, hair lacquers and dyes etc. You also need to be good with your hands.

What do you need to succeed? You need vocational training, aesthetic sense, inventiveness and creativity, skill, sound feet, cleanliness, accuracy, a cultivated appearance and manners, and good eyesight.


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