Hairstylists cut hair and trim beards. They shampoo hair, apply treatments, style hair and do specialized hairstyles. As part of their duties, they apply colouring, perming or straightening products. This is an exciting job that takes place in a creative and relaxed environment. It is suitable for people who have good manual dexterity and a strong aesthetic and artistic sense. Working as a hairstylist, hair dyer or assistant hairdresser also requires good communication skills, attention to detail and the stamina to work long hours on your feet.