What Is a Hair Color Technician?

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A hair color technician is a hairstylist who specializes in modifications to a client's hair color. Hair color technicians offer consultations to their clients that assess their lifestyles and preferences. The technicians then present various hair color samples that allow clients to choose the colors that best fit their needs.

Hair color technicians alter the appearance of one's hair color using various methods. They know how to bleach and dye hair as well as how to add highlights to lighten sections of hair or lowlights to darken certain sections. Hair color technicians offer hair color options in temporary, semi-permanent and permanent forms. They often perform other services as well, such as curling, straightening and blow drying hair.