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Shampoo Assistant, Shampoo Technician, Shampooer, Stylist Assistant

What they do:
Shampoo and rinse customers' hair.
On the job, you would:
  • Massage, shampoo, and condition patron's hair and scalp to clean them and remove excess oil.
  • Advise patrons with chronic or potentially contagious scalp conditions to seek medical treatment.
  • Treat scalp conditions and hair loss, using specialized lotions, shampoos, or equipment such as infrared lamps or vibrating equipment.



  • customer service
  • sales and marketing

Arts and Humanities

  • English language


Basic Skills

  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions


  • looking for ways to help people



  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking

Hand and Finger Use

  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Concern for Others
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity


You might use software like this on the job:

Web page creation and editing software

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Electronic mail software

  • Email software

Internet browser software

  • Web browser software


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
certificate after high school or
high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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