Reasons to be in the Hair & Beauty industry


If you're not sure yourself or you need to convince your parents or teachers that Hair & Beauty are winning careers, we’re here to help!


How many times do we hear people moan about their job? From it being boring to it not being what they want to do, there are so many people in this position. So, if you don’t want to be doing the same thing over and over again, Hairdressing, Barbering or Beauty Therapy could be perfect career choices for you.


The Hair and Beauty industry has always been a good career choice for those with passion, creative flair and good people skills. You’re able to release your inner creative side, while also discovering new skills on a daily basis. People have always wanted to look and feel their best and the demand for this is higher than ever. So, if you’re a flexible, driven person with good communication skills, a career in hair and beauty could well be for you!


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There are no boundaries for your creativity

The world of Hair and Beauty is constantly evolving. Every day there are new styles and new trends popping up all over world! If you’re in the Hair and Beauty industry, you get to exercise your artistry and creativity. You get to build your personality and express yourself by beautifying other people.


You can see the world

Hair and Beauty is a global industry. As long as you’ve got your scissors and makeup brushes, you can work anywhere! Most product manufacturers and organisations hold conferences, training and shows internationally and you’re encouraged to take part in these events. Not only do you get to see new parts of the world, you’re also given the chance to learn about how Hair and Beauty work abroad, network with others and see what trends and techniques are emerging across the globe.


You'll always have a job

In terms of job security, you’re pretty much guaranteed a job for life! Keep up-to-date with your training, education and the latest trends and you’ll never be short of work. You will go as far as your motivation and talent will take you!


There are loads of opportunities

There are so many competitions to take part in to help you make a name for yourself, whether on a local or international scale. There’s no shortage of opportunities to compete and show how good you really are. You will get the opportunity to do photo shoots, stage work or you could even become an ambassador or educator for a brand.


Each day is unique

One day you could be creating a bespoke up-do that helps a client stand out, and on another day you could be helping a bride design her make up for the big day. The more skills you learn, the more variety you will have in your career!


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