Career in Hair Styling
For years, we took haircut as a casual affair with a visit to a local hairdresser who made use of only a pair of scissors and comb to change a look. However, today the process of hairstyling has come to age now stands for a well thought out process. Modern hairstyling is all about scientific approach in addition to lots of creativity and imagination.
Today, the process of hairstyling has undergone a sea change. It now makes use of products right from simple combs to advanced electrical gadgets. Recently, a course in hairstyling is a hit among youths who are looking for an offbeat career.
Hair Styling Eligibility Criteria
Though there is no specific eligibility criteria required for entering this field, but it does require not only professional expertise but also a great deal of practical training to gain expertise in this offbeat career. The basic qualification needed for hairdressing are good communication and negotiation skills, backed by training with a renowned salon. There are several training schools for beauty and hair care courses. Most of them prefer a 10+2 or at least a class10 level qualification.
Hair Styling Career Prospects
Backed by annual growth rate of 40 percent, the Indian hairstyling industry offers dozens of career opportunities for aspirants entering into this field. One can find employment in the following major areas of work
In a salon/ beauty parlor/cosmetics manufacturing company/ health club or in television and film industry. Also while a graduate with a formal training can join the industry as beauty consultants one always has the option of being in-house employee for fashion houses, magazines and photo shoots.
Self-employment: After gaining reasonable experience, one can always think of self -employment. If you market yourself well and offer latest services and trends in hairstyling then sky is the limit for you. Many renowned hairstylists have written their own success stories this way.
Hair Styling Remuneration
Generally, as a fresher one gets a monthly salary of Rs 5,000 to 7,000. Someone trained with an international brand, can fetch Rs. 15,000 per month. The higher the experience, the higher is the salary in this field. What’s more, if pleased by a hairstylist’s services, customers do tip him heavily.
Hair Styling Institutes
B-40, Greater Kailash-1
- Shahnaz Hussain's Woman's World International
- Javed Habib's Hair Academy
Unit No. 546, Fifth Floor,
Laxmi Plaza, Laxmi Indl. Estate,
Off. New Link Road, Andheri (W),
Mumbai - 400 053. India.
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- Eves Beauty and Hair Academy
Lajpat Nagar,New Delhi
Phone: (0) 9811536559
A-160, Azad Nagar
Veera Desai Road
Andheri (West), Mumbai
A-3, South Extension, Part-1
- Polytechnic for women
Web site: http://www.womenpolytechnic.com
92, D N Road
- Akbar Peerbhoy Girl's Polytechnic
1860, Sector 34-D
- International Polytechnic for Women
111, Mistry Chambers
- Schnell Hans Beauty School
- VLCC Academy of Beauty & Hair
St John Baptist Road
- Blunt Academy
West Mumbai—400 050
Phone: (0) 9819725868
Ground floor, Marielle Apartments
- Spratt—The Hair Studio
3, Magrath Road Bangalore—560 025
Phone: (080) 5091110 / 12
it has branch in Mumbai
32, De'Monte Colony
- Pivot Point
T T K Road, Alwarpet
Phone: (044) 467 1752 / 53
- Harish Big Boss Hair & Beauty Institute
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