What Personal Skills or Qualities are Needed to Become a Cosmetologist?
Cosmetologists work in the beauty industry and
Cosmetologists must be able to keep up with current trends and styles as well as have the ability to cut and style different types of hair. In addition to cutting and styling, cosmetologists may provide other services to their clients such as hair coloring, straightening, or applying permanent wave solution. Cosmetologists must understand their client needs, be able to maintain a schedule, have the ability to stand for long hours.
In order to become a cosmetologist, the first step is to apply to a cosmetology or beauty school. You will learn the skills needed to be able to pass a state licensing exam which is required in all 50 states.