How to Enhance Your Professional Image During and After Beauty School
Enhance your professional image by continuing your education and expanding your knowledge. The world is consistently producing new products and ideas. Regardless of your age, experience, or skill there are always new product lines, techniques, and trends. The most successful people become experts in their chosen field because they stay informed and keep up-to-date on whats new and happening!
Don’t know where to begin? Don’t Worry! There are many ways to stay informed and gain experience that will position you at the fore front of your competitors.
Reading consumer magazines will keep you up-to-date on the latest hair, makeup, and fashion trends. Magazines like vouge and Allure will also have you see and learn the looks your clients are exposed to. You can also look through professional trade magazines. It will help keep you updated on all of the new techniques and beauty industry trends. To keep yourself motivated you can also create a vision/inspiration board with magazine cut outs!
The internet gives you open access to all sorts of information. It offers numerous websites through which you can gain information on any given topic. With having access at your finger tips all you have to do is search the latest beauty industry news! Here are some great sites to check out:
Learn directly from beauty industry professionals by learning hands on techniques and get face to face advice! There are dozens of conferances across the United States that are for beauty professionals from all over. Do a google search for local beauty expos, you are certain to find something! You can also call up your local beauty supply store for educational classes as well.
Many major cosmetic companies hire interns. Companies that hire interns include MAC, L’Oreal and Avon. These posistions may be unpaid or have a very low pay rate but the experience is deffinetly priceless! Assisting is another great way to gain some exsposure and experience. Professionals working in the film and television industry hire assistants to prep, clean and set up their workstations.