Hairstyle Appreciation Day

Hairstyle Appreciation Day is observed next on Wednesday, April 30th, 2025 (346 days from today).

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Hairstyle Appreciation Day is also known as National Hairdresser Appreciation Day. It will be celebrated annually on April 30th until 2011 and then on April 25th since 2012.

Every April 25th, we celebrate Hairstyle Appreciation Day, as they are often overlooked for all the work they actually do. Does the stylist cut the hair? They are great listeners, whether we are describing the celebrity haircut we want to copy, or talking about our family, spouses, friends or children, they play our role as therapists and confidants. They are artists, perfectionists, color chemists, angular mathematicians, supportive therapists, and has an effect on how we feel about ourselves and how we see others.

Some facts about hair stylists

  • Four to five years of training

While there are many paths to becoming a hairdresser legally, one popular path is to start as an apprentice in a barbershop or barbershop, which usually takes three to four years. to complete.

  • There is a hierarchy for stylists

From Junior Stylist to Master Stylist, this title comes with a higher service fee.

  • $29,707 below median household income

The median household income in the United States is $56,516, while the median salary of a hairstylist in the United States is $26,809 as of March 26, 2020.

  • Prohibited words: “Box dye”

Box dye is like a 'one size fits all' sock - it simply dyes the proteins in the hair strand, while professional color is blended according to the integrity and strength of one's hair, Breaks down hair cuticles to create large color, the hair's natural melanin molecule.

  • Salon or barber shop etiquette

It’s not a good idea to keep your head straight and level with only style during a long time.

History of Hairstyle Appreciation Day

Although no one knows when the first hairstylist took scissors to someone's head, we do know that scissors have been around for 2,000 years. Haircuts have been popular since the middle Ages. Throughout history, hairstyles have been a symbol of social class, racial identity, marital status, religious beliefs, and gender norms. For example, by the mid-18th century the 'pouf' style had evolved, for both men and women, emphasizing volume and curls, using everything from wigs, strings, fabrics and animal hairs to hair effects development (just look at Marie Antoinette.)

During World War I, women around the world began to cut their hair shorter, so it was more manageable, still taking advantage of the volume and curls. During the 1950s, men's haircuts were mostly short, with some styling gels and hair styling - James Dean's cool, easy long hairdo was one of the most influential icons of the social anarchy and youth rebellion of the time. Marilyn Monroe's hair (short and permed) slowly transitioned back to a bouncy "Hairspray", and bangs became popular in the 1960s, inspired by Audrey Hepburn and other celebrities.

The 1970s introduced many original hairstyles and cuts, including dreadlocks, afros, mullet, and permanent waves, or 'perms', for both men and women. Hairstylists had to apply chemicals to their hair, wrap their hair in waves and curls, or perform chemical or relaxing straightening. Can we all agree that perms should be in the 70s?

In the 2000s, straight hair colors and styles became more popular. Nowadays, hairstyles are very diverse, from ruffled hairstyles to straight hairstyles, and natural hair is in trend. Stylists who have been able to cut hairstyles through the ages, change our appearance, and change the way we feel about ourselves in general - on a date - deserve to be honored.

Some reasons for Hairstyle Appreciation Day being loved

  • They have to work on their feet through long hours

This job can be more physically demanding than you imagine, especially when a stylist has a pre-booked client, hair stylists can spend 8-10 hours standing, curling, cutting and combing hair, all while serving the picky customers we could.

  • Their talent often goes unnoticed

Finding a hairdresser who can perfect tones and reproduce different shades of color to exactly what you are looking for, is a rare skill. They offer more than just a service, they can often provide the necessary information for special occasions and tips on how to keep your beard or hair healthy, enhance your beauty, whatever style it is.

  • It's not just business for them

Spending from half an hour to many hours with a client is personal, and not just for them, washing, cutting, and styling your hair. It is taken some time in order to ask about your life and some matters around your life. For most stylists, it's a friendship, just like a business partnership.

How to celebrate Hairstyle Appreciation Day

  • Tips for your local hairstylist

Especially in quarantine times like these, it's important that your local stylist is financially viable. Realize that they rely on the business to make money, and send or send money to them during these difficult times. They will be grateful that you care enough about their health, as well as their talented services.

  • Planning to try a new hairstyle

If you're feeling stuck or simply bored, ask your stylist when you look best and plan a change, whether it's a completely new cut or color that are small changes, such as layer creation. Your stylist will know your face looks best and you'll know how to best express your personality.

  • Let make your hairdresser know that you are highly appreciated them

Send a text or note to your salon letting them know that you appreciate them for everything they've done for you, from the way they got their hair fixed to the fact that they always do what they do.


Hairstyle Appreciation Day has been observed annually on April 30th.


Sunday, April 30th, 2023

Tuesday, April 30th, 2024

Wednesday, April 30th, 2025

Thursday, April 30th, 2026

Friday, April 30th, 2027

Also on Wednesday, April 30th, 2025

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