There are many ways to work in the cosmetic industry. Going to beauty school is more than just learning how to style and cut hair. There are a variety of other niches in the industry to expand what you work on or increase your portfolio.
Laser Hair Removal
Laser hair removal has become a popular option with many spas offering the service. There are also stand-alone locations needing experienced staff with cosmetic laser technician training to perform the services. A variety of areas on the body can have hair lasered off leaving behind smooth skin.
Go beyond learning how to effectively apply your own makeup and become an artist. As a makeup artist you can outfit a bride for her special day or work on beauty queens. Ready to hit the big time, you can even work in Hollywood creating flawless looks for the stars to hit the Red Carpet. Knowing the fundamentals of makeup to how to control infections and advanced techniques can help you move up in the profession.
Working in oncology esthetics allows you to help those undergoing extensive treatments that can make them feel less beautiful. Chemo and radiation can cause the skin to lose its luster, cause reactions and even hair loss. Providing safe treatments to these patients can help them feel better. Proper sanitation measures can help prevent infection while their immune systems are lowered.
Microblading has become popular, especially to fill in eyebrows due to thinning caused by age or overplucking. Adding permanent lip liner, eyeliner or improving the appearance of eyebrows can help people embrace their look every day. Go for beautiful bold brows or simply match your current hair color for light fill-ins with microblading.
Become an aesthetician by learning about microdermabrasion, waxing techniques, how the skin functions, chemical peels and aromatherapy. Work in spas or launch your own business using your skills to help people look and feel beautiful.