I Am a Hair Stylist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 180 People

    Spider Eggs

    i felt so confused and grossed out after that dream i cleaned spider eggs from top of fixtures in the bathroom, felt the thick web and asked my mother for raid
    jketron8 jketron8
    Sep 15, 2008


    ! I got my hair dyed pink and the color was much too dark so the woman doing my hair put bleach over the pink dye. It came out to a nice color but now it's fading to a light orange. I have another bottle of lighter dye to bring back the color but I'm scared it will accent the...
    Anomalyx Anomalyx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2014

    What Should I Do?

    hi every one i am in such a pickle.... i have my own salon and i am very busy, but i have 2 girls that have been out of school 1 to 2 yrs and they are not busy at all. i am keeping up on the bills here but i cant pay my self . Its so hard to give out pay checks ...
    1hirsalon1 1hirsalon1
    5 Responses Nov 1, 2010

    Hello I am looking for people wanting to be my

    hairdresser) who are interested please contact me games and fantasies about roller set and a perm) I will answer all)I Love sitting under the dryer with a head full of rollers)I make it real every day)
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 28, 2014

    i am a hairstylest i became one

    because i wanted to stop cutting my self and i stoped so any woman out there that want a new do i am there for them or i will help u find a new style sorry forr all of this
    dogfish123 dogfish123
    1 Response Jan 26, 2014

    Funny Things That Have Happened In the Salon

    I used to have a regular customer that came in once a week to get her hair done. She was a funny person and when ever she was there we would just crack up while I was doing her hair. One day she handed me two pieces of gum  before we got started so  I put the cape on...
    machinegunmomma machinegunmomma
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Sep 14, 2008


    A coworker of mine was applying a bleach touch up. Her client wanted upstairs to match down stairs. If you know what I mean. Of course she told her no. She walked away from her client  the lady took her left over blech bowl and locked her self in the bathroom to do it her...
    trendsetter trendsetter
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Nov 27, 2009

    Hair Coloring

    Hello. Im learning more about organic and safe forms of hair coloring. I need advice on the best products to make my hair electric blue and other extreem colors. I like as permanent as possible. I need a product that wont dry out or destroy my hair. Manic Panic is a crummy brand...
    deleted deleted
    Feb 24, 2012

    Hi....I'm new here! I live in Michigan looking

    to relocate to Nevada or Arizona. Are there any stylist from either location on here? I need advice on where to even start.
    Msorr14 Msorr14
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 25

    am not one but i need help.

    i wanna grow and maintain an Afro. how do i go about it?
    dollarsigns dollarsigns
    18-21, M
    Mar 12

    I just found a line of awesome new products.

    ..the results are amazing, email me if you want a sample!
    naturalbeautyhair naturalbeautyhair
    36-40, F
    Jun 18, 2015

    Looking For Advice And Comfort!

    I finished cosmetology school in October and have been assisting at a salon for the past month. It is probably going to be a year of assisting at this salon before I get a chair. I just wanted to know if it is normal to only sweep hair, windex, fold laundry and smocks and shampoo...
    dcram dcram
    6 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    Need Ammo

    Hi: I am a recent graduate and work for a corporate beauty salon. I have been working for this Salon for two month now and I am in the hot seat for several reasons. I would like to know, from all you experts (meaning long time hairstylist, owners, instructors), how long does it...
    jewels44 jewels44
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2012

    Hello I am looking for people wanting to be my

    hairdresser) who are interested please contact me games and fantasies about roller set and a perm) I will answer all)I Love sitting under the dryer with a head full of rollers)I make it real every day)My yahoo messenger barbara7737 add me)
    36-40, F
    Dec 27, 2014

    I Am New Here

    I just found this forum and I am having so much fun reading stories!  I will post a story of my own soon.  I have been doing hair since 1985!  I absolutely love what I do!  Color is my passion.  I love corrective color and the challenge of it the most. Looking forward to...
    savystylist savystylist
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2011

    Hair Care For You

    Joinig was nice and simple
    vstyle vstyle
    36-40, F
    Dec 10, 2007

    Can someone help me out

    because i am super curious.............. What would this hairstye be called
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 6

    This is a true experience from early in my

    career. I have been cutting hair since the late 1970's. It started as a way to help pay for college. I had been trimming friends long hair all through high school, so I thought, why not? After completing training, I started working in a unisex salon which was the great trend...
    Emceerr Emceerr
    56-60, M
    Jul 2, 2015

    My Passion

    I LOVE doing hair! It's something so simple I can do for someone else to make them feel good about themselves. It makes me feel like I'm helping people and making a difference. I love the fact that I don't ever have to be at work early and I get to socialize all day too...
    meowin meowin
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2009

    I Need Support

    Hello, I am a self employed hairdresser, and I own my own Salon. I used to work at a Spa in the nearby city, but have re-located to a smaller town outside. Therefore, I am working by myself. I find some days hard to get through, as sometimes I have difficult clients, and have to...
    studio6 studio6
    1 Response Sep 15, 2010

    Hairdresser In Oregon

    I have been styling hair since 1996. I believe it is hard to make real world friends in the hair industry. Most hairdressers act like your out to steal their secrets or clients. I like going to hair shows because everyone is so much more friendly and open there. I like taking...
    raychelnorberg raychelnorberg
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Sep 21, 2010

    I'm a manager/ stylist at a full service salon.

    I'd like to go on my own one day. Is there a certain amount of clients I should have before doing so? Any tips would be appreciated.
    insanehair insanehair
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 12, 2014

    New Girl In School

    I am starting school tomorrow to become a stylist. I have been passionate about doing hair since I was little. I feel like this has always been the only option for me. The only thing I have ever wanted to do for me. I have 3kids and do everything for everyone. A few weeks ago I...
    jrobbins12907 jrobbins12907
    22-25, F
    Jun 25, 2012

    I Just Don't Understand...

    So I have been a licensed hairstylist for a year now since Dec/09/2011. I recently got a job as a stylist in Sept of 2012. Why it took so long? Not very many salons want to hire someone out of school because "Lack of experience" but I don't know how to get experience if no one...
    ShearBeauty ShearBeauty
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jan 13, 2013
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