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Hair Stylist Interview Questions

Author
Ryan Brown
    Job Interviews Careers Personal Care Hair Stylist

12 Hair Stylist
Interview Questions

  1. What hair cuts do you find most challenging?

    Community Answers

    • "I found doing a trim was the hardest to cut."
    • "Cuts that do go with the facial structure."
  2. Do you know our company and our clientele?

  3. Tell me about a time when you messed up someones hair, what did you do?

    Community Answers

    • "I messed up my sisters hair and I made her look like she was from the 50s."
    • "My clips turned a clients hair pink. I did not tell the client because I was also giving her a perm and the hydrogen peroxide in the perm took the pink out of the clients hair."
  4. Are there any customers you dislike working with?

    Community Answers

    • "No I have not got a job as a hairdresser yet but I would like to."
  5. Why do you love cutting and styling hair?

    Community Answers

    • "Because I am a big fan of cutting and styling other peoples hair."
    • "To enhance the clients natural beauty."
  6. What hair styles are you most comfortable working on?

    Community Answers

    • "I am most comfortable doing a French plait and I can also work with hair curls."
  7. Have you ever called off work when you really could have went?

  8. When did you realize you wanted to be a hair stylist?

    Community Answers

    • "When I left school and when I was a little girl."
    • "All my life it has been a passion."
  9. Do you enjoy socializing with customers?

  10. When do you not like to socialize with customers?

    Community Answers

    • "When I am doing my own things."
    • "When they get personal I just steer the conversation in a different direction."
  11. Why do you want this job at our salon?

    Community Answers

    • "Because I have always wanted to be a hairdresser and I enjoy working on my own hair and I like to work with different people."
    • "For the experience and convenience, bring business to the store."
  12. How long would you plan on working here if hired?

    Community Answers

    • "It depends on potential growth, I will stay as long as it is progressing."