“Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it-Confucius” ; as the saying goes; A beautician is a person who specializes in making clients feel beautiful within & out by providing services such as hair styling, hair cutting, coloring, massage therapy & recommending various beauty products to the clients.
Career as a beautician is one of the most dynamic career one can ever have. The beauty industry & cosmetology field undergoes many changes more often than most fields. To further add to it, the development of new cosmetic products, new techniques & emerging trends have increased its use & popularity to a larger extent.
Working as a beautician is essentially a rewarding experience, but along with it, there are various aspects of the fields one needs to be careful about. Thus candidates with a pleasant personality, possessing gentleness, artistry, an eye for fashion, as well as accompanied by good communication & conversational skills , this is one of the apt career option for you.
Eligibility for beautician courses:
One must have completed 10+2 from a recognized University in order to get a Bachelor’s Degree in Cosmetic Technology.
Hair styling as an all together profession in itself:
Hair styling is considered as a reputed profession , paying professionals hefty paychecks. Senior & experienced hair stylists are even guaranteed for advanced courses in hair styling at international academies.
Remuneration of a beautician:
The remuneration of any beautician is determined on the basis of quality service delivered by him/her apart from the skills/talent possessed by him/her. Along with that, the location of salon, competitive spirit & the number of services offered together are helpful in deciding the charges of a beautician.
A beginner can expect somewhere around Rs.5000/- to Rs.7000/- per month where as people garnered sound experience can charge as much as they can for the genuine services delivered.
A makeup professional in an advertising company can gather as much as Rs.2000/- to Rs.3000 per day while in a modelling assignment the charges are too high. A highly experienced & popular beautician can make Rs.30000/- to Rs. 40000/- per month.
The profession of a beautician is highly monkey making. One needs to be in constant touch with the up gradations, or improvements & modifications made in the industry to exist in it.
Institutions providing beauty courses:
Given below are few of the reputed institutes imparting education in beauty courses.
- South Delhi Polytechnic for Women, New Delhi.
- National & Regional Vocational Training Institutes for Women
- Pearl Academy of Fashion, New Delhi.
- Pivot Point Beauty School, New Delhi
- Shahnaz Hussain’s Woman’s World International Institute of Beauty, New Delhi
According one report, since 2003 Beauty industry has generated nearly 12% more revenue growth. There by, after completion of the professional course & training in beauty institute , one can choose to work in any of the leading beauty saloons/institutes or start a chain of your own beauty saloon range.
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