Take the first step into a career in the Beauty Industry

Turn your passions into a career!

Remember how exciting it was as a child to be given your first ever makeup kit? Oh, the fun you had using your innocent creativity on yourself, your family, your friends – anyone who would sit still long enough for you to “do their makeup”! 

While you might now cringe at how awful that play makeup was, you may also look back fondly at it as the time you took your first steps into a career in the beauty industry!

Make-up can transform and empower. The confidence that comes from having a beautifully made-up face is amazing – and you could be the person responsible for changing someone’s look and making them feel like the best version of themselves!

A career in the Beauty Industry is rewarding as the industry is creative, fast-paced, ever-changing, and never dull. There are so many different roles and opportunities available to you. 

If you have a passion for beauty a career in the Beauty Industry could be for you! Here are a few paths you may take in your Beauty Industry career:


Beauty Therapist

The role of a Beauty Therapist covers all bases. are trained professionals who can offer a range of beauty treatments, including tailored facials, waxing, massages, and nail services. Your customers will also rely on you to recommend appropriate products and after-care. This is a varied role, and you can work for yourself or someone else.

Make-Up Artist

If make-up is your passion and you have a creative flair, being a make-up artist is a highly rewarding role. A good make-up artist is truly valued and will be called upon again and again to transform a customer’s look. Make-up Artists can work freelance or in a salon. You can get a head start and gain industry experience with make-up courses at TrainSmart.


Roles you may never have thought of!

It’s not just about skincare and make-up in the Beauty Industry! Here’s a list of jobs you may never have even thought of doing, but that might just be perfect for you!

  • Eyelash technician
  • Nail technician
  • Hairstylist
  • Special effects makeup artist
  • Laser hair removal technician
  • Massage therapist
  • Image consultant/Stylist
  • Product developer
  • Beauty writer/blogger


Run your own business

If you have business management qualifications or experience, you could open your own salon or spa and focus on your main passion. Be your own boss, set your own hours, and build up a client base that you can serve for years to come. Many people choose to train in the Beauty Industry so that in the future they can run their own salon from home, which can work well if you are planning a family and want to work your hours around children. The possibilities are endless!

Training and Education

To get your foot in the door on your beauty career, the best place to start is with a course in Beauty Therapy. Find out more about beauty therapy courses that may suit you on the TrainSmart website.

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