Turn Your Love Affair with Beauty into a Career

There should be no shame in admitting your passion for beauty. What is pleasing to the eye is exactly that, a pleasure, and no one should feel deny themselves their pleasures. Working in the beautification industry gives you an opportunity to express your artistic talents and create a business for yourself while doing it. Having a passion for beauty and taking pleasure in its display is a great base from which to build yourself a career in beauty.

You may already have considerable skills in some aspects of the beauty business. If you are known for your great nails, or your make-up technique, you already have a talent in some of the most sought-after and highly paid roles in the industry. There are many avenues of beauty for you to try if you choose to follow a career in beautification, and here we are going to look at some of the ways you could turn a ritual into an income.

Make-Up, Make Money

Make-up artists are amongst the most highly paid workers in the beauty industry, with a career path that can stretch all the way to Hollywood for the most talented artists. Many people don’t appreciate the skills they have with make-up, even though they spend a lot of time working on it and keeping up with the latest trends. If you are someone who is often complimented on their work, you may well have what it takes to excel as a make-up artist. It may be worth looking into programs that offer qualifications in make-up work so that you can start making your talent work for you. There are even specialized programs for movie and TV make-up artists that teach special effects work and historical cosmetics. A career in make-up could take you around the world, working on some of the most famous faces in the business.

Painting Nails Gets You Paid

A good nail artist can be hard to find and once their work is seen by others, they become one of the most sought-after people in town. With the right nail skills, you can be locally famous as the go-to artist for nail design. Even as a local and independent nail technician, you can earn a lot of money in a short amount of time, making it an ideal part-time job or as a source of extra income.

Many nail salons and booths rent out chairs to nail technicians who are just starting their careers. For just a small cut of your profits you could quickly and easily take another step towards a full-time career in nails, maybe even leading to you owning your own salon one day. Working in salons can be busier than you might imagine, and even when paying for the space to operate, access to the extra customers working in a salon brings make it a very worthwhile investment.

Become a Skin Expert

Our skin is the foundation of all our beauty. Clean and clear skin, especially on the face, is a goal of many people, and not just for beauty but also for health and wellbeing. Cleansing and caring for skin is a beauty therapy more than a beauty treatment and the job title reflects this. An esthetician specializes in beautification therapies such as facials and peels, and also body waxing and exfoliation.

Sometimes the skin is an overlooked aspect of beauty, but it provides the base on which many other treatments are built upon. A career as an esthetician can be very rewarding and a great way to work with people, and if you are thinking of starting your own skin care business you should look here for tips on the tools of the trade, and for more about what an esthetician does for their clients.

Use Your Healing Hands

If you have always had the magic touch and feel you would be rewarded by working with people to de-stress and center themselves, working in massage therapy could be a role for you. Beauty is more than just a look, it’s a feeling. Someone may have the most beautiful and striking appearance but feel tired and torn inside by a stressful and demanding life; looks can be deceiving.

Helping someone to feel beautiful inside is not just spiritually rewarding, but can also offer great financial rewards, and specialist massage therapies have become popular for stress relief as well as pampering. Similar to working as a nail technician, masseurs often begin in a salon paying rent to the owner for a room or table. This is a great way to start off and build a clientele to follow you as you build your business to new venues, even renting tables out to people just starting out too.

Raise Eyebrows with Your Skills

The eyebrows have become the latest area to get added beauty attention. Styling, tinting, waxing, and plucking are just a few of the tasks in the world of eyebrows as advanced techniques are now becoming much more commonplace, like microblading and extensions. The demand for skilled eyebrow technicians in beauty salons has exploded lately, and you could find that there are spaces available in your area in salons willing to take on someone who has a passion and talent for beauty.

It is definitely a good idea to look for some qualifications. Many of the latest trends and techniques for styling and beautifying eyebrows involve mild chemicals and even tattooing, so having the right credentials is essential to operate legally and successfully. Beauty is a divine pursuit, and a career in beauty offers both spiritual and financial rewards. The opportunity of a career in the beauty industry gives you the chance to turn your well-learned skills into well-paid bills, and even create your own business. In many areas of beauty, you can progress to working in television and movies, or find yourself becoming a star in the exploding world of social media as health and beauty is the fasting growing sector of social media influencers.

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Mia Guerra

Mia Guerra

Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine
Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine, Mia Guerra is a writer at heart. Regardless the topic, she loves to investigate, encourage, and ruminate on topics that can make us better people. Aiming to live a Proverbs 31 life, Mia is ecstatic to be following her calling with Chispa. At home she is her husband's sidekick and together they are raising a God-fearing family in Atlanta.
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Executive Editor at Chispa Magazine, Mia Guerra is a writer at heart. Regardless the topic, she loves to investigate, encourage, and ruminate on topics that can make us better people. Aiming to live a Proverbs 31 life, Mia is ecstatic to be following her calling with Chispa. At home she is her husband's sidekick and together they are raising a God-fearing family in Atlanta.