(This extract has been taken from the introduction of Jawed Habib's Professional Hairstyling)
Our ancestors considered hair as a source of strength and power and refrained from cutting it, lest it should damage those assets.
Even during the last few hundred years, hairstyles have reflected the trends in fashion and the economic climate. In some cases, the importance of a person was instantly recognisable from the hairstyle no longer has to indicate your social standing, but as a versatile fashion accessory, it is without parallel.
This book is equipped with through knowledge on hairstyling techniques, chemical treatments, haircutting techniques and hair care tips that one can study and practice to pave one's way to the hairstyling profession.