Starting a career in the beauty industry

Posted by Marc Roche on

Interested in starting a new career in the beauty industry? Here's what you need know...

There are a range of areas which you can venture into when starting a career in the beauty industry. Three of the most popular job roles to go into are: 

1 Beauty Therapist

2 Hairdresser

3 Aesthetician

 

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What is the role of a beauty Therapist and what sort of salary can you earn?
A beauty Therapist will generally carry out treatments to improve a person's appearance, such as facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing, spray tanning, eyebrows and more. Treatments are not only done to improve a clients appearance but can help with clients health both mental and physically. For example Microblading being used for tattooing eyebrows on for cancer patients.  As an employee you could earn between £8-£9ph. If self-employed can earn between £8-£30 per treatment.

What is the role of a Hairdresser and what sort of salary can you earn?
A hairdressers main role is focusing on the hair of their clients and providing treatments, such as haircuts, blow-dry’s, colouring, perming, setting and hair up ect. Similarly barbers will provide mostly the same treatments however more modern barbers will now offer beard, eyebrow, nose trimming and hot towel/cut throat shaves . As an employee can earn you between £8-£12ph. If self-employed you can earn £12-£150 per treatment.

What is the role of a  Aesthetician and what sort of salary can you earn?
An Aesthetician is a person whose job it is to carry out treatments to improve a person’s cosmetic appearance, such as administrating dermal fillers, botulinum Toxin, fat dissolving, and mesotherapy, ect. An Aesthetician can also provide treatments that come with health benefits such as Vitamin B12 and Vitamin C injections. As an employee you can earn you between £17-£50ph. If self employed you can earn £40-£1000 per treatment

The UK's beauty industry contributed a total of £28.4 billion, making it a lucrative market to start your career! If you love the idea of making people look and feel good then a career in beauty could be for you. If you’re friendly, enjoy making people feel relaxed and take pride in what you do then beauty therapy is definitely for you!
So, which one suits you!?

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