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Hairdressing: The Hairdressing Industry

Resources for your study

Keeping up to date

It's important to keep up to date with changes to your industry, both while you are studying, and when you are working. This page gives some links to help you to get started.

Hair Salon

Image: MacEntee, 2014. Hair salon, Flickr (CC by 2.0)

Trade Magazines

Trade magazines can be a great source of industry information. They include things like profiles of industry figures, reviews and information about new products, and details of trade shows and other events.

Borrow these titles from the Box Hill Institute library:

Read these titles online:

Industry Organisations

Industry organisations provide  news, support and training for industry members. They also often act as a voice for the industry on issues affecting members

Industry Profiles

These industry profiles provide overviews of the hairdressing industry. They include things like whether the market is growing or contracting; industry strengths and weaknesses; key costs; success factors and more.

Regulation and Licences

It's important to abide by applicable laws and regulations in your industry. These are some of the areas that you may need to consider:

The link above covers a wide range of areas that you need to consider. You can also go directly to information in some of these areas via the links below:

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