A hairstylist needs to have an aesthetic approach, an eye for detail and a high degree of creativity and innovation.
Technical finesse with hairdressing equipment like scissors, razors, blow driers, hair irons, etc, is crucial as any ineptitude with these instruments might have disastrous results.
Firm and adept hands needed where styling, colouring and chemical treatments are concerned.
Has to be physically fit you constantly use your arms and fingers, and stand for 8 to 12 hours straight.
Should have a pleasing personality and be well turned out always.