How to Choose Successful Beauty Careers for Creating Your Business

Beauty Careers With A Cosmetology License 

Whether you’re wondering how to get into the beauty industry or just curious about how it works, we think you’ll find our student culture, innovative educators, and programs inspiring and hopefully, a little encouraging enough to take your first step. Beauty careers change people’s lives, and cosmetology is no exception. Men and women wanting a change in careers find much success in the beauty industry. Cosmetology isn’t just about cosmetics application. 

The art of cosmetology consists of: 

  • Cut, Style & Shape. Cosmetologists tailor cuts and hairstyle shapes that flatter and compliment a person’s body and face shape while being sure to incorporate their guests’ fashion sense. 
  • How to apply spa treatments to hands and feet. Cosmetologists also give natural manicures and apply polish. 
  • Care for the hair and scalp. Cut, style, apply weaves, and design wigs.
  • Color and texturize hair. The key role of a stylist is formulating personal and unique color formulations, color correcting, and creating sensational textures is all in a day’s work for you. 
  • Install & create different styles with hair extensions Care for and use textured hair extensions, add chemical-free color and non-committal color to the extensions
  • Moisturize and enhance the skin with industry-standard skin care regimes. Provide customers with mini personalized facials, makeup application, and hair removal. 

Careers From Anywhere

Training in cosmetology gives you a variety of options for launching a career from home. The 2020 pandemic, in combination with technology has given rise to even providing consults online. Many graduates of cosmetology school choose to specialize in one area and provide beauty treatments from their shops, spas or salons and business environment. 

Fast-Track Your Career

And there you have it! Now that you know all about why beauty school is vital for securing a spot in the field of beauty careers, you’re ready to get started on your education today! If you want to learn more about studying with one of the most on-trend beauty schools in the nation, feel free to contact us here at the admissions office and let us know how we can help you achieve your dreams!

Five Great Jobs in Beauty That Could Be Yours!

Is a future in the beauty industry calling your name? What are you waiting for?

There are many reasons that people shy away from pursuing their dreams, one of those is the unknown of what comes after you have completed your education. To some, it may seem that a career in beauty only has one possibility, that of working in a salon.

That couldn’t be further from the truth!

With the Barber Styling program we offer at The Salon Professional Academy(TSPA), Cedar Falls we help train our students in a wide range of beauty skills and techniques, giving them a knowledge in beauty that can help open the door to the career that is the perfect fit for them. More than men’s hair care and styling, your future extends nearly as far as you can dream.

Fall in love with your future potential with these five great possibilities.

    1. Stylist to the Stars

      Personal Stylist

      Do you love putting together the perfect look? Do you find yourself seeing how people are dressed, how their hair and makeup are done and developing a new look? If you do, a career as a personal stylist could be for you. With clients from local and national celebrities, to business men and women wanting to look their best, you can make your fashion and beauty skills shine in this enjoyable career.

    2. Send Your Style Down The Catwalk

      Styles walking down a catwalk

      Becoming a brand representative is a career that is often not thought of by aspiring beauty professionals, but it is one that could become a career full of education, passion and creativity. Working for brands such as Redken, brand representatives travel to beauty schools, salons, and even fashion shows to help educate and demonstrate the products of the brands they represent. If you dream of helping others reach their dreams and sharing your knowledge, this is definitely an option you should be considering.

    3. Make Special Occasions Shine

      Traveling stylists creating a bridal look

      Prom. Weddings. That family picture that took four years to get everyone in the same place. There are dozens of reasons that everyday people need a traveling stylist to help them get their hair and makeup just right. From the blowout they have been dreaming of, to the perfect beard trim for the big day, helping people look their best is the name of the job.

      If you like the idea of helping people look great, but don’t want to be tied down to just one client, consider offering your services for special occasions and spreading your creative talent far and wide.

    4. Lights. Camera. Style.

      Stylist working on film set

      If you aspire for more than just your everyday looks, a future behind the scenes might be just the ticket to help your creative prowess shine. Print work, stage productions, local media, and more are looking for skilled hair and makeup artists to create the looks that makes their productions look their very best!

    5. More Than a Day Job.

      Happy woman owning a salon

      While most people assume that working in a salon is all you can do with an education in beauty, it is often the dream of many aspiring beauty professionals! Not only could it provide them a career with flexibility and the ability to support your family, but many creative souls go even further and pursue their dreams of opening their own business!

      With an education in barber styling offered at TSPA Cedar Falls, a future as a salon owner could be your perfect fit!

A career in beauty is waiting for you!

Are you ready to answer the call? Take a chance and carve out your own future! If any of these careers are speaking to you, now is the time to take a leap.

Discover how our Barber Stylist program can help you build a career based on professionalism, fused with beauty and powered by creativity. Contact us today for more information.

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