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Hairdressers and Cosmetologists

On the Job


Hairdressers and Cosmetologists provide beauty services such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair. They also massage and treat scalps. They may apply makeup, or provide nail or skin care services.

Physical Demands   

This career requires good eyesight and time standing, walking, or running.


Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:

Typical Working Conditions


O*NET in-it

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