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December 19, 2019

Five Unexpected Jobs For a Cosmetologist

Have you been thinking about starting a career in the beauty industry? While many people usually associate cosmetology with working as a hairstylist, that couldn’t be further from the truth! If you haven’t applied to beauty school yet because a salon setting work environment isn’t for you, we’ve got good news.

Not all cosmetologists work in salons.

Cosmetology is an exciting career that is full of a wide variety of opportunities and career tracks – many of which you may not have heard of! If you are interested in a career in beauty, make sure you take a look at all of the program options that we offer at Moler Beauty Academy. We are dedicated to helping each of our students reach their personal beauty dreams.

Although many cosmetologists thrive working in a salon setting, we know that it’s not for everyone. That’s why we love that the beauty industry is constantly growing, which means that this is just one of many career options that could be available to you. Keep reading to learn five unexpected jobs a cosmetologist can have!

Cosmetology Instructor

Do you love keeping up with the latest trends? Are you a natural teacher and want to share your beauty knowledge? A job as a cosmetology instructor could be a rewarding future for you. Instructors are licensed cosmetologists that go on to receive further training to become qualified teachers. If you love being in a learning environment, you don’t have to stop after cosmetology school! The only difference is that now you’d be the beauty professional teaching the next generation of aspiring cosmetologists. Not only would you be making an impact on students’ lives, but this could also help your skills by keeping you updated on the latest trends!

Film or T.V Hairstylist

If you have always found yourself a little starstruck with the hair and makeup you see on TV and in the movies, then working in the entertainment industry might be your perfect fit. People who are in the public eye need to have a stylist who can help them with hair and makeup, and working backstage can give you a front-row seat to creating the newest trends and styles. With so many different genres to explore, this is a great career path for anyone who wants to continually challenge their creativity in a different way!

Finding jobs in the entertainment sector of the beauty industry can be tricky, but with extensive knowledge and experience, you can work towards this exciting career! The best way to get your foot in the beauty film world is to start your education, complete with knowledge of best practices like wig making and extensions, that can help you reach the stars!

Product Ambassadors

Maybe you want a career where you can talk with and influence some of the biggest people in the industry. Many of the most well-known beauty products need representatives who know the products and are eager and ready to showcase them. These product ambassadors may journey to beauty schools or beauty shows around the country to educate and train current and future professionals.

Some even feature their products as they work with models and designers at some major fashion shows! If you are eager to teach and interact with other beauty professionals from all over the world, this path might be for you.

Event Hairstylist

Behind every big event, there are the people who work to make sure that everything goes according to plan. Whether it’s big events put on by multiple teams of people like fashion shows or someone’s wedding, these are examples of events that may need your cosmetology talents as a hairstylist. Nothing feels better than seeing what you’ve created and knowing that you were able to help make someone’s event feel special.

stylist doing bride's hair

Along with helping others plan their event, this career is great for people who want a flexible career. As an event hairstylist, it’s likely that you can choose which jobs you want to take based on your schedule and how far you’re willing to travel.

Salon Owner/Manager

Are you looking for a job where you can determine your own schedule and help other employees work towards their professional goals? If being a leader in the beauty industry sounds interesting to you, then a salon owner or manager could be the perfect opportunity for you! Managing employees, interacting with clients, and hiring new staff are just some responsibilities you could have that helps make every day different.

With so many different techniques available in the beauty industry, the type of salon you decide to open could depend on you and what interested you most during your time at cosmetology school.

Which Future Gets You Excited?

These are only a few of the options that you can pursue after cosmetology school. So, what are you waiting for? In our cosmetology program, you can learn all about the latest trends in eyelash extensions, hair cutting and coloring, facials, and more.! Contact us today to learn more about how you can begin the application process!.

Check Out These Other Helpful Blogs to learn more about how to start your cosmetology journey

What’s a Stylist
Transferring Beauty Schools: What You Need to Know
How to Become a Cosmetologist in Ohio

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Cincinnati, OH 45213

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