A career in cosmetology can open up a wide variety of career options. Many people dream of owning their own salon one day, while others are seeking to work the hottest fashion shows. You may not know it, but cosmetologists can also take their favorite skill and specialize. Here are 3 specialities that you might consider if you want a career in beauty.
One of the most popular jobs as of recent has been a Hair Colorist, Hair Artist, or Hair Painter. These amazing cosmetologists chose to take their love of creating wild, beautiful hair colors to the next level and color hair all day long!
This speciality can even go deeper by allowing colorists to specialize in a technique of hair coloring like balayage, ombre, all over color, fashion colors, or even just in blondes! On Instagram alone, there are over 500,000 posts with the tag #hairartist. #haircolorist comes in close with just over 400,000 posts with the tag.
Men’s grooming and hairstyling is a booming industry. Men everywhere are cashing in on the clean cut trend. Salons throughout the U.S. are opening up their menus to include more services targeting men. Not only can you offer and specialize styles and cuts for guys but you can also offer waxing services for brows, backs, and other areas. Just check out the hashtag “menscut” on IG!
That’s right. You can work at a blow dry bar as a licensed cosmetologist and do blow dry styles to your heart’s content. Specialized boutique salons are all the rage, with blow dry and waxing bars cropping up on major streets and in major city centers. In fact, 18 blow dry bars show up online in our area when you Google “Blow Dry Bar In L.A., CA”.
If you check out the tag #blowdry on Instagram, you can see all the beautiful results that blow outs create!