55 Inspirational Quotes for Hair Stylists and Salon Owners

quotes for hairstylists and salon owners

As a hairstylist, you have to be creative every single moment and to be able to awaken the beauty of all the ladies coming to your salon. Even if you work as a freelance hairstylist or you’re a salon owner, I’m pretty sure you agree with me when I say: attracting clients to your salon is a tough job.

Besides the many tactics you can apply while working on your salon clientele list, using social media posts with some inspiring salon hair stylist quotes might be ideal. You can use them as a marketing strategy for your hair salon, especially when you feel like getting more engaged with your clients.

If you’re looking for positive quotes for hairdressers, you’re in the right place. In this article, I put together a list of wise, funny, inspirational, and true sayings and quotes for stylists and beauty industry professionals, and not only for them. I have a few favorites, and I’m curious about which are the ones that inspire you the most. I’d love to see your comments below. Now, let’s start with some inspirational quotes for hair industry professionals:

hair salon quotes
  • “Even geniuses can get things wrong. Look at Einstein’s unfortunate choice of a hairdresser.” (Joss Stirling)
  • “Blessed are the hairstylists, for they bring out the beauty in others.” (Anonymous)
  • “It doesn’t matter if your life is perfect as long as your hair color is.” (Stacy Snapp Killian)
  • “I’m a stylist, I make hair contact before eye contact.” (Anonymous)
  • “Life is more beautiful when you meet the right hair dresser.” (Peter Coppola)
  • “Always be nice to the person who is holding scissors next to your head.” (Anonymous)
  • “People are more apt to believe you and like you when you know you look fine. And when the world approves, self-respect is just a little easier.” (Estee Lauder)
  • “To sculpt a head of hair with scissors is an art form. It’s in pursuit of art.” (Vidal Sassoon)
hairstylist quotes
  • “I encourage all my clients to talk behind my back… right after I hand them a fistful of my business cards.” (Anonymous)
  • “I just want to look natural. You know, like a movie star.” (Anonymous)
  • “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” (Estee Lauder)
  • “As stylists we’re ground shakers and day makers. Setting trends, while fostering that inner connection between a person’s inner and outer self.” (Rebecca Gregory)
  • “I speak hair. English is my second language.” (Anonymous)
  • “Being a hair dress is the best profession. All day we get to listen to music, be creative, bond with others and make them feel amazing. Being a hairdresser rocks!”  (Anonymous)
  • “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” (Coco Chanel)
  • “Beauty comes from the inside. Inside the hair salon.” (Anonymous)
hair quotes
  • “The best thing is to look natural, but it takes a lot of makeup to look natural.” (Calvin Klein)
  • “If your hair is done properly and you’re wearing good shoes, you can get away with anything.” (Iris Apfel)
  • “Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.” (Ivana Trump)
  • “Improve your selfies, see your stylist.” (Anonymous)
  • “Beauty to me is being comfortable in your own skin… That, or kick-ass red lipstick.” (Gwyneth Paltrow)
  • “Bangs are the mustache of the forehead.”(Anonymous)
  • “To me, beauty and makeup and color is like the finishing touch on everything.” (Marc Jacobs)
  • “Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.” (Anonymous)
  • “Success is when I see my client smile.” (Anonymous)
hair salon quotes for hairdressers
  • “You don’t have to be a movie star for me to do your hair, when you sit in my chair you’re my movie star.” (Vincent Roppatte)
  • “I hope your day is as nice as your hair.” (Anonymous)
  • “The hair is the richest ornament of women.” (Martin Luther)
  • “Do it with passion or not at all.” (Anonymous)
  • “Hairdressers are a wonderful breed. You work one on one with another human being, and the object is to make them feel so much better, and to look at themselves with a twinkle in their eye.” (Vidal Sassoon)
  • “Life is short. You might as well live it with really great hair.” (Anonymous)
  • “Bangry is a type of anger experienced by stylists when clients cut their own bangs.” (Behind the chair)
  • “Good hair speaks louder than words.” (Anonymous)
inspiring quote for hair salons
  • “Contrary to popular belief men have hair too. And barbers are the ones that style it in a way that make men ooze with confidence.” (Anonymous)
  • “The only place where success comes before work is the dictionary.” (Vidal Sassoon)
  • “The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” (Vince Lombardi)
  • “So you don’t want to change the color and you don’t want to go shorter and you don’t want extensions but you’re ready for a whole new look… um okay.” (Anonymous)
  • “If I weren’t performing, I’d be a beauty editor or a therapist. I love creativity, but I also love to help others. My mother was a hairstylist, and they listen to everyone’s problems like a beauty therapist!” (Beyoncé)
  • “Your hair is the crown you never take off.” (Anonymous)
  • “Life is an endless struggle full of frustrations and challenges, but eventually you find a hairstylist that understands you.” (Anonymous)
hair dresser quotes
  • “I’m a hairstylist and I could tell you stories that would curl your hair.” (Anonymous)
  • “Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” (Sam Ewing)
  • “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” (Maya Angelou)
  • “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness hasn’t found the right beauty salon.” (Anonymous)
  • “The best advice I can give to young stylists is marry bald, so you have one less free haircut to do on your day off.” (Anonymous)
  • “Everything feels better after a haircut!” (Anonymous)
  • “Your hair is 90% of your selfie.” (Anonymous)
  • “As a stylist I have a new boss every 30 minutes and that is who I’m trying to please and my all is given to them.” (Sherri Jones)
  • “People will stare. Make it worth their while.” (Harry Winston)
  • “Life isn’t perfect but your hair can be.” (Anonymous)
  • “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” (Stephen King)
  • “A good stylist is cheaper than a good therapist.” (Anonymous)
  • “This would have been a selfie but I need my hair done” (Top Level Salon)

There you have it: our little collection of inspiring quotes for hairstylists, salon owners, beauty industry professionals, and your beloved clients.

Another marketing tip for hairstylists before ending: did you know that using an appointment scheduling app can reduce your client’s no-show rate to almost 0? That’s because apps like Goldie send automated text message reminders to your clients, so they won’t forget anymore about their appointments. Plus, you can take online deposits and full payments, directly in the app. If you want to give it a try, you can download it for free in the App Store and Google Play. It’s a lifesaver, trust me!

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Aniekan blessing beauty
Aniekan blessing beauty
1 year ago

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1 year ago

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Cucumba Hair and Beauty Salon, Calicut
Cucumba Hair and Beauty Salon, Calicut
1 year ago

Informative article…Thanks for sharing…

1 year ago

This is an excellent article. Thank you for sharing such useful information.

1 year ago

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Akinsola Bukola
Akinsola Bukola
9 months ago


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usman shoukat
8 months ago

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purnima g
purnima g
7 months ago

Thank you and nice information about hair styles and hair care.

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cucumba hair and beauty family lounge
5 months ago

its very useful

Cucumba Hair and Beauty Family Lounge
Cucumba Hair and Beauty Family Lounge
5 months ago

Your blog post featuring “55 Inspirational Quotes for Hair Stylists and Salon Owners” is a delightful read! These quotes are not only motivating but also resonate deeply with those in the hair and beauty industry. They serve as fantastic reminders of the passion, creativity, and dedication that hairstylists and salon owners bring to their craft every day. Thank you for sharing this inspiring collection!

The Den Salon
The Den Salon
5 months ago

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Cucumba Hair and Beauty Family Salon
Cucumba Hair and Beauty Family Salon
4 months ago

Thank you for curating such an inspiring collection of quotes. They reflect the heart and soul of the beauty industry.

DECOR8- Aasif Interior Designer
DECOR8- Aasif Interior Designer
4 months ago

TRUE: a girl hair is the best and precious ornament for her…