Position Overview

Hair stylists confer with clients, determine their hair care needs, cut and trim hairs and provide suggestions on how to clients. Some of the major responsibilities of a hair stylist include cutting, trimming, styling, shampooing and rinsing. They use a variety of tools and equipment to perform these duties i.e. hair dryers, straightening irons and trimmers.

They are required to hold a cosmetology license as employers usually prefer a license.

In a resume for hair stylist position, you should include information about your appropriate skills and relevant qualifications as well as experience. The following resume sample for a hair stylist position will guide you how to write a good resume.


Hair Stylist Resume Sample


Jacqueline Pope

8917 Crug Lane ● Fort Wayne, IN 66382 ● (000) 525-8788 ● j.pope @ email . com


Hair Cutting/Styling • Chemical/Scalp Treatments • Skin/Nail Care

Performance Summary
Energetic and competent professional with 5+ years’ hands-on experience in hair cutting, trimming, shampooing and rinsing. Key proficiencies include:

• Well-versed with modern and novel hair styling techniques
• Highly skilled in determining clients’ needs for hair care and styling
• Adept at using a variety of chemicals and herbs for hair care treatments
• Profound know-how of providing after-care education to clients


• Cutting• Styling• Coloring
• Highlighting• Permanent Waves• Straightening
• Up-dos• Communication• Customer Service


• Latest salon techniques
• Responding to guest inquiries in a timely, friendly and effective manner
• Maintaining records, inventories and supplies
• Cleanliness of work area


Hair Stylist | Tony and Guy, Fort Wayne, IN | Mar 2010 – Present

• Welcome clients as they arrive into salon
• Confer with clients to determine their individual hair care needs
• Provide cutting and styling services
• Provide services such as bleaching, coloring and conditioning
• Manage hair straightening and perms
• Suggest hair care products and attempt to sell salon’s retail products
• Provide hair coloring services.

Key Accomplishments
• Provided hair styling training to five groups of newly hired trainee hair stylists over a three year period
• Introduced novel styling equipment to the salon as part of its revamp efforts

Hairstyling Apprentice | ABC Hair Saloon, Some City, IN | Sep 2009 – Mar 2010

• Greeted clients as they arrived and took preliminary information
• Recorded clients’ personal and contact information
• Assisted in performing hair care treatments
• Managed cleaning up activities after hair care appointments
• Ensured appropriate cleaning and sterilization of cutting and trimming equipment

Key Accomplishments
• Commended by the salon’s oldest patron on providing excellence in support services to the hair stylist
• Attained sales targets of the salon by endorsing its products to clients and patrons


Cosmetology License from Aesthetics Cosmetology Institute, Fort Wayne, IN

Diploma: St Mary High School, Fort Wayne, IN – 2005

• Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Track record of building and maintaining strong relationships with customers