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Use the Dewey numbers to find books at the Otara Campus library.

Health and safety 363
Body adornment 391
Hairdressing 646.724
Customer service


New resources

Hair : an illustrated history

"Bobs, beards, blondes and beyond, Hair takes us on a lavishly illustrated journey into the world of this remarkable substance and our complicated and fascinating relationship with it. - BOOK COVER.

Book your chair solid: 150+ tips to grow your business for stylists, salon owners, booth renters, barbershops and spas

Learn about how to gain new hairdressing clients and how to market and promote your hairdressing salon. 

It's all about the client: Business etiquette in the hairdressing industry

Learn about how to operate a hair salon including customer service, sales and etiquette. 

Badass braids

Recreate the braids, buns and twists of your favourite heroes and heroines, inspired by
some of the best historical, sci-fi, and fantasy television shows and movies around! - Book cover 

The hair stylist handbook

You'll learn how to create that sought-after "complete look" by learning the newest hair techniques that are in demand on film and television sets.

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