Shampooers shampoo and rinse customers' hair.
Shampooers wash and shampoo clients’ hair, using products as per clients’ needs. They apply shampoo, rub the scalp and rinse hair with water. They may also use hair conditioner, wax or other hair products; massage hair and head; style hair; and advise patrons on hair and shampoo.
Shampooer's job may include greeting patrons, arranging and using towels, using protective garments, drying clients’ hair, answering queries about hair maintenance and checking stock as needed.
To become a shampooer, no formal education is needed. Relevant training, observation and experience can help one get started as a shampooer. Shampooers may obtain certifications, courses or degrees relating to barbering or cosmetology to work in other related roles.
Shampooers' salary depends on the job type and location and they mainly work at salons and beauty parlours. Other employers may include hospitality settings like spas, massage centres and other treatment places or specialized medical clinics.
To be successful, the best carpet shampooer must have good near vision and arm-hand steadiness. Physical stamina may be useful during long working hours as one may need to keep standing. Important skills include communication and customer service.
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