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August 31, 2021

What is the Beauty Scene in Ohio?

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You’re ready to step out into the awesome world of cosmetology, and there’s so much opportunity in Ohio’s beauty scene! While working at a hair salon or as a beauty professional in a retail store can be very rewarding, there are some pretty unique places out there where cosmetologists find employment here in The Buckeye State.

Here are some of the places around Ohio where you just might find talented cosmetologists like yourself working.


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There’s nothing better than setting aside your hard work and responsibilities for a few days of self care and family time at a resort. For many people, this break is very much needed! Resorts often provide luxurious amenities like spas for their patrons, and so cosmetologists are needed to provide skincare and other such services. They are in a real position to positively impact guests who will return home recharged and rejuvenated.

Check out these two resorts that just might interest you!

Inn Walden in Aurora, Ohio

In Aurora, we have Inn Walden which boasts an innovative spa-lifestyle community inspired by Henry David Thoreau. It’s surrounded by pastures, lakes, streams and meadows that allow for an enriching environment for both guests and employees. Inn Walden welcomes everyone for who they are and helps guests to find their own personal Walden paradise. Imagine working in such an accepting and peaceful environment!

The Lakehouse Inn in Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio

Do you love going to the beach? Are you looking to work and, perhaps, live in a town with a vibrant nightlife and fun around every corner? Well, Geneva-on-the-Lake is just outside of Cleveland and overlooks Lake Erie. Many people go there to get away and relax, and The Lakehouse Inn is just the place!

This bed and breakfast includes an onsite restaurant, winery, and—of course—a day spa. There, guests can indulge in a variety of treatments such as customized spa facials and dermaplaning. They even offer purifying back facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. Guests can even get massages and their waxing done! Cosmetologists are a huge part of the overall experience at this resort, and they are able to interact with people from all walks of life. Are you ready to come work and play in Geneva?

Performing Arts Theatres

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Were you a theatre kid in high school or would you have been if you could go back? Do you find yourself drawn to plays and musicals? Then, it might be time to check out Ohio’s theatre scene and see if there is a spot for you backstage somewhere.

Here are some amazing theatres around Ohio that might be worth seeing if you could get your foot in their door.

Ensemble Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio

If downtown Cincinnati is your vibe, then this is where you need to be! Every year, over 30,000 people come to Ensemble Theatre to watch their performances. Everyone from actors to makeup artists plays a part in helping the theatre maintain its mission to enlighten, enliven, enrich, and inspire their audiences. The dedication and commitment needed to pull off such events is truly admirable, and there’s nothing like being part of such a team. In the theatre world, it’s like being a part of a big artsy family.

La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, Ohio

Have you heard about La Comedia Dinner Theatre? It’s quite the experience! Located in Springboro in between Cincinnati and Dayton, this theatre allows guests to enjoy fine dining and a full-service bar all while viewing outstanding Broadway-style performances. The cast have been known to put on kid-friendly musicals like Shrek™ and Elf™ as well as more grown-up-friendly classics like Footloose™ and Grease™. From the kitchen to the stage, it’s a full house production and makes for a unique work experience—and makeup artists are certainly needed to help keep the show alive!

High-End Spas

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Are you looking for more of a traditional cosmetologist work experience? Don’t worry, there are still some pretty unique establishments out there for you to pursue employment. Who knows, you might find opportunities at places like these:

Charles Scott Salons & Spas

With locations in Rocky River and Avon, Charles Scott is one of Ohio’s top day spas. Guests have access to manicures, pedicures, and an array of hair and skincare treatments. There are even luxurious spa packages where guests can be pampered for up to six and a half hours! The spa professionals and the services they provide really help customers focus on their self care and leave behind the stresses of the world.

Spa West in Westlake, Ohio

As the only European style luxury spa in Ohio, this medical spa and day spa boasts world-class treatments. Spa West serves up everything from facials and waxing to laser hair removal and coolsculpting. They even offer detox cocoon therapy—personal pods designed to stimulate the lymphatic system through heat, massage, essential oils, and mood lighting. It’s definitely a different type of experience than you might find at your average spa. If you’re looking to offer clients a unique experience, a place like this might be just what you should aim for.

Eager for the Future?

We know the future and all of its possibilities are very exciting. If you envision a beauty lifestyle in your future, consider Moler Beauty Academy. Our cosmetology, esthetics, and manicuring classes can help you learn the things you would need to know to be successful in the Ohio beauty scene. Contact us today, and let’s get the conversation started!

Disclaimer: The above establishments are not current job listings. These are meant to be examples of places that might employ skincare specialists, hair professionals, and makeup artists. If there aren’t any job openings currently available, there may be openings in the future or at similar businesses.

Cincinnati campus

Moler-Hollywood Beauty Academy
6142 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

Fax: 513-621-1008
(513) 621-5262

Fairfield campus

Moler-Pickens Beauty Academy
5951-S Boymel Drive
Fairfield, OH 45014

Fax: 513-874-5102
(513) 874-5116