Career Planning: How to Become a Hair Stylist


For individuals who are interested in this occupation and have a good sense of style, excellent manual dexterity, and great interpersonal skills, this can be a great career choice. But first, you will have to learn the technical skills needed to do this job which includes cutting, coloring, bleaching, and styling hair. The world is moving very fast. If you are not competitive, you will be replaced by someone else. The same stands true for looks. If you are not presentable, you are not a preferred candidate.

How to become a hairstylist?

You need to pass your 12th class.

Here are some courses you should expect to take diploma or certificat courses are available. Diploma course are 12 to 18 months long and certificat courses are 3 to 6 month long.

Sanitation and sterilization

Hair cutting and shaping

Hair analysis

Hair and scalp disorders and diseases


Hair extensions

Color methods

Permanent Waving


Salon management

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.

You can go abroad for further studies. There are many beauty schools in abroad which provides more knowledge.

There are many institute in India for hair styling.

VLCC Academy of Beauty & Hair

Pearl Academy

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