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Becoming a Beautician

As a beautician, you uncover and often create beauty. Bring true beauty to life - pursue a career as a beautician. With the right training from the right beauty school, you will gain knowledge and learn techniques that will help you launch a successful beautician career.

Education for beauticians

Most traditional beautician programs incorporate skills like hairstyle techniques and color application, makeup application and the art of the manicure and pedicure.

In most states, becoming a licensed beautician requires a high school diploma. The training process can take approximately 9 months depending on the program you choose. Some beauty schools offer an associate’s degree at the conclusion of your training. Along with the necessary skills needed to achieve success in a beauty career; you will also learn industry laws, best practices and salon do's and don’ts.

Once you complete your beauty school program, you will be required to take a written test that covers laws, regulations and best practices. A physical test will follow to assess your abilities.

Career as a beautician

Whether you want to work on a movie set transforming actors into the creepiest of zombies or on a conventional photo shoot with the freshest faces in the fashion industry, the right career is certain to be waiting for you. Most walk-in salons are looking to fill immediate positions. From there you can work your way up to a high-end salon or even open the doors to your own.

Take the first step toward your career as a beautician. Request information about schools near you by filling out our application at no cost to you. Create your dream career today.

To learn more about the industry and becoming a beautician, be sure to review our common  career questions.

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