Hairdressing Equipment

While the word ‘hairdressing’ may seem like a specific term, yet it encompasses all beauty related services. Thus, it goes beyond all the hair and cosmetics related services of styling, cutting and the rest like perming and straightening. So, what are the other services provided by a hairdressing or beauty salon? Well, here is a general list of the services provided by the salons and parlors commonly:

  • Hair cutting
  • Perming
  • Straightening and hair highlights
  • Blow drying
  • Waxing
  • Threading
  • Manicure
  • Pedicure
  • Massages
  • Hair Wash
  • Spa Treatments
  • Bleaching
  • Facial cleansers
  • Clean-ups

These are amongst the basic services that are provided. And for each of the services there are specific hairdressing tools that are essential for those running a salon or parlor.

In order to carry out these services there are varied hairdressing equipment that is required. However, here is a list of the basic hairdressing equipment:

  • Hairdressing scissors: every hairdresser prefers to maintain their own personal kit of hair-cutting and hair-trimming scissors, also which most consider their lucky scissors.
  • Water spray: This is to wet the client’s hair when styling or cutting
  • Hair spray, mousse, styling gels, bridal makeup kits etc.
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Blow dryers
  • Hair irons: This is used to straighten the hair
  • Curlers: These are of different types, depending on the type of curls a client desires
  • Hair steamer: This is used to give a steam after a head massage or then also to provide heat to the head while perming and hair coloring
  • Threads: This is for threading
  • Plucker/Tweezer: To pull out in-growth
  • Wax heaters
  • Facial steam machine
  • Mixing bowls
  • Nail cutters
  • Feet scrubbers
  • Hand brushes
  • Cuticle cutters
  • Buffers for the nails
  • Massage machine
  • Plastic or glass jars
  • Hair dressing chairs
  • Small and medium handheld mirrors
  • Hair crimping machines
  • Hair combs and brushes
  • Hair color applying brushes
  • Large wall to wall mirrors
  • Hair washing sink with handheld shower
  • Geyser for warm water to wash the hair
  • Sterilizing box for the steel equipment
  • Plastic or rubber gloves
  • Cosmetic products

The aforementioned inventory of equipment is amongst the essentials required by hairdressing salons, in general. However, according to requirements one may need to make additional purchases to keep up with the times.

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