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Lily Sanders
Professional Summary

Seasoned Hairstylist with more than 13 years of experience in a fast-paced Salon environment. Excellent customer service and time management skills. Track record of achieving exceptional results in Cutting, Coloring and Hi-lighting hair.

  • Easily adapts to change
  • Appreciates constructive criticism
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to handle a heavy work load
  • Enjoys learning new things
  • Team player
Hairstylist Self-employed Dec 2010Present Headquarters Salon Milford, CT
  • Analyze patrons' hair and other physical features to determine and recommend beauty treatment or suggest hair styles.
  • Shampoo, rinse, condition and dry hair and scalp or hairpieces with water, liquid soap, or other solutions.
  • Cut, trim and shape hair, based on customers' instructions, hair type and facial features, using clippers, scissors, trimmers and razors.
  • Bleach, dye, or tint hair, using applicator or brush.
  • Purchase all color and supplies weekly.
  • Demonstrate and sell hair care products.
  • Receive payment from patrons
  • Schedule client appointments.
  • Keep work stations clean and sanitize tools such as scissors and combs.
Instructor Jan 2012Nov 2012 Oxford Academy of Hair Design Seymour, CT
  • Instruct students individually and in small groups, with discussions, and demonstrations.
  • Instruct and monitor students in the use and care of equipment and materials to prevent injury and damage.
  • Oversee students with cutting, coloring, hi-lighting, and styling hair on patrons, in a "professional salon-like setting."
  • Instruct and assist students with all front desk tasks such as, greeting patrons, answering the phone, scheduling appointments, taking messages, and receiving payment.
  • Enforce sanitation regulations, and end of the night cleanup.
  • Closeout register at the end of the night.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade practical tests and hands-on assignments to evaluate students' progress.
  • Confer with other teachers and administrators to resolve students' behavioral and academic problems.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Attend staff meetings as required.
Retail Salesperson May 2012Jun 2012 Only For Her Boutique Ansonia, CT
  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise.
  • Help customers try on or fit merchandise.
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
  • Demonstrate use or operation of merchandise.
  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
  • Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
  • Clean shelves, counters, and tables, daily.
Hairstylist Mar 2007Dec 2010 Chameleon Salon and Spa Stratford , CT
  • Cut, trim and shape hair, based on customers' instructions, hair type and facial features, using clippers, scissors, and trimmers.
  • Analyze patrons' hair and other physical features to determine and suggest hair styles.
  • Bleach, dye, or tint hair, using applicator or brush.
  • Update and maintain customer information records, such as beauty services provided.
  • Shampoo, rinse, condition and dry hair and scalp or hairpieces with water, liquid soap, or other solutions.
  • Receive payments from patrons.
  • Schedule client appointments.
Assistant/Junior Hairstylist Apr 2002Mar 2007 Jade Salon Stratford , CT
  • Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, clippers, and other instruments.
  • Drape and pin protective cloths around customers' shoulders.
  • Sweep floors.
  • Assist Senior and Master stylists' with shampooing, holding foils, and maintaining clean work stations.
  • Wash and dry towels, capes, and smocks.
  • Wash combs, bowls, and brushes.
  • Assist customers with their coats, hot/cold beverages, relay messages and escort customers to where they need to be in the salon.
  • Massage,shampoo, and condition patrons' hair and scalp to clean them and remove excess oil.
  • Question patrons regarding desired services and haircut styles.
  • Cut and trim hair according to clients' instructions and/or current hairstyles, using clippers, combs, hand-held blow driers, and scissors.
  • Record services provided on cashiers' tickets or receive payment from customers.
Deli Associate Nov 2001Mar 2002 Stop and Shop Grocery Store Stratford , CT
  • Sliced meats and cheeses to patrons specifications.
  • Weighed and contained meats, cheeses, and salads.
  • Made deli sandwiches.
  • Assisted customers with fresh, deli salads.
  • Maintained clean machines, counters, scales, meat and salad displays.
  • Wrapped leftover meats and cheeses after use.
  • Used proper safety and sanitation regulations when handling, the food and when using the deli equiptment.
Full license in Cosmetology Feb 2003 Riccis Academy of Cosmetology Newtown, CT
GED : Middle/High School Jan 2001 Leland and Gray UMHS Townshend, VT
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Previous Companies:

  • Headquarters Salon
  • Oxford Academy of Hair Design
  • Only For Her Boutique

Previous Job Positions:

  • Hairstylist Self employed
  • Instructor
  • Retail Salesperson
  • Hairstylist
  • Assistant


  • Riccis Academy of Cosmetology
  • Leland and Gray UMHS

Level of Education:

  • GED

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