Provide beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating scalp. May apply makeup, dress wigs, perform hair removal, and provide nail and skin care services.
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Overall employment of barbers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists is projected to grow 10 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of barbers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The need for barbers will stem primarily from an increasing population, which will lead to greater demand for basic hair care services. Employment of hairstylists and cosmetologists is projected to grow 11 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for hair coloring, hair straightening, and other advanced hair treatments has risen in recent years, a trend that is expected to continue over the coming decade.Read More
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