10 Habits Of Successful Cosmetologists

10 Habits Of Successful Cosmetologists.

The vote is in! Successful cosmetologists practice good habits. Are you one of them? Take the time to consider these 10 tips.

  1. Find Lessons Not Problems

If a particular technique gives you a hard time, look at is as an opportunity to learn. Even the experts had to start by learning. Don’t let a problem keep you from excelling.

  1. Create Success

Your cosmetology career is what you make it. Being successful is hard work but well worth it. Make sure to put in the effort to continue down a positive path, rather than settling for less than you can be.

  1. Don’t Complain

As a new cosmetologist, you may have to deal with situations that are less than perfect. Try to take this in stride. Complaining wastes time, and makes you seem less eager to advance your career.

  1. Don’t Blame

Everybody makes mistakes. It is important to own up to mistakes that you make along the way. Passing the blame on to clients or coworkers keeps you from addressing the real issue at hand. It also makes you seem less approachable and professional.

  1. Outwork the More Experienced Cosmetologist

Hard work is an essential part of being a cosmetologist. A good work ethic and dedication to the field helps you keep up with more experienced stylists, and gives you a better chance of moving up in the ranks.

Don’t be discouraged if your resumé doesn’t include much. Show potential employers that you are passionate about your work.

  1. Aim for Amazing

It’s important to aim high in any career field, but outstanding work in the cosmetic industry helps to set you apart from the competition. It also builds your client base by creating dedicated repeat clients.

  1. Take Calculated Risks

There’s both good and bad with taking calculated risks. It’s good when the risk results in what you envisioned or even more than you expected, but be sure to consider what can happen if things don’t go quite as planned. If things don’t go well, you could end up back at square one.

  1. Be a Good Communicator

If you aren’t an adequate communicator, it causes problems both with clients and coworkers. Communication is vital, especially in a service-related business, such as cosmetology. Clients won’t react well if they don’t feel you get your point across in a respectful and professional manner.

  1. Understand the Importance of Discipline

Without discipline, your career in the beauty industry may falter. Stay dedicated and punctual, especially in a professional salon setting where things are more fast-paced. Staying focused allows you to get as much out of each day as possible.

  1. Be Adaptable and Embrace Change

Trends are always changing and evolving. So, it’s important to be able to change with them. Being adaptable shows that you can keep up with this hectic industry. It also keeps you current.

Do You Want to Be a Successful Cosmetologist?

The road to becoming a successful cosmetologist starts at a reputable cosmetology school. If you’re interested in becoming a cosmetologist, we can help you. We offer accredited beauty courses in our 3 campuses.

Feel free to contact us to schedule a tour or apply online to begin your journey towards becoming a cosmetologist.


Frank Trieu
Vice President of Business Development & Industry Relations

Frank Trieu is a cosmetology industry leader, and despite his accomplishments and accolades, he still prioritizes students on the Evergreen campus. Through building relationships within the community and local salons, retail stores, and spas, he helps facilitate job placements for aspiring beauty professionals using his expansive network.

Happy Evergreen Beauty College Students


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