The ABC's of a Career in Cosmetology


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This presentation examines cosmetology careers. From aesthetics to hairstyling to makeup artistry and nails, this presentation discusses cosmetology schooling options and course expectations.

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The ABC's of a Career in Cosmetology

  1. 1. The ABC’s of A Career in The Beauty Industry<br /><br />From the Decisions Center <br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  2. 2. A. Careers in Cosmetology<br />{<br />Nail Technician <br />Aesthetics<br />Makeup Artist <br />Hair <br />Cosmetology Business<br /><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  3. 3. Business Careers in Cosmetology<br />Hair color or Perm Specialist <br />Salon Owner / Manager <br />Salon Coordinator & Sales Consultant <br />School Instructor or Beauty School Owner <br />Manufacturer Sales Representative <br />Director of Education <br />Distributor / Sales Representative <br />Fashion Show or Photo and Movie Stylist <br />Platform Artist and Educator <br /><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  4. 4. {<br />Aesthetics Specialty Careers<br /><ul><li>Aroma therapist / Reflexologist
  5. 5. Spa Owner / Manager / Coordinator
  6. 6. Skin Care Instructor
  7. 7. Aesthetics School Owner
  8. 8. Hotel or Cruise Spa Director / Specialist
  9. 9. Esthetician / Skin Care Specialist
  10. 10. Skin & Body Care Consultant
  11. 11. Medical Spa Technician
  12. 12. Resort Coordinator / Specialist
  13. 13. Makeup Artist </li></ul><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  14. 14. Careers in Hair<br /><ul><li>Colorist
  15. 15. Hairstylist – Cuts only
  16. 16. Barber
  17. 17. Assistant</li></ul><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  18. 18. B. What You’ll Learn In School<br /><ul><li>Cosmetology students are trained in cutting, coloring, perming and styling as well as a variety of other techniques.
  19. 19. Cosmetology student also learn the business end the industry including marketing, customer relations and management.</li></ul><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  20. 20. C. Cosmetology CareerJob Outlook and Benefits <br /><ul><li>Create your own schedule
  21. 21. As a licensed independent stylist, you'll have the freedom to work when you want and as much as you want.
  22. 22. Work with celebrities
  23. 23. If you develop your creativity and skills, you could very well be asked to style the hair and makeup of models and celebrities.
  24. 24. Your income will reflect your work
  25. 25. When you're working as a stylist, the amount and type of work you do has a direct affect on your income.
  26. 26. Enjoy Talking with People
  27. 27. Each client will have new stories to share with you whenever they visit!</li></ul>According to the US Dept. of Labor, Skin Care specialist jobs are expected to grow 34 percent by 2016. While cosmetologist jobs are expected to grow by 14 percent by 2016.<br /><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  28. 28. Schooling and Certifications<br />There are several options when it comes to cosmetology school. To narrow down your options, consider tuition prices and the amount of time required to become certified.<br /><br />All states require cosmetologists and aestheticians to be licensed, additional qualifications vary by state. Generally, graduation from a state-licensed cosmetology school is required. Licensure applicants are generally required to pass a written test and demonstrate an ability to perform basic cosmetology services.<br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />
  29. 29. Get Certified Now!<br />Visit<br /><ul><li>Review your degree program options
  30. 30. Decide if you want to go to school online or on-campus
  31. 31. Explore colleges, universities, career colleges or vocational schools</li></ul><br />Copyright © 2010 VERGO MARKETING, INC. All Rights Reserved<br />