Maybe you’ve always had a knack for cutting hair at home or making a drug store box of hair dye look amazing. Maybe you’re the go-to friend for styling hair before important events, like proms or weddings. Maybe you just always have a very strong opinion on the latest haircuts and colors that your favorite celebrities are sporting on magazine covers.
Whatever the case, if you have a love for all things hair, you may be considering working as a hairstylist. However, before you embark on this fun and rewarding career path, you have to realize that becoming a hairstylist isn’t as easy as just sharpening your scissors and telling all your friends you’re open for business. Here’s what you need to know.