What Does a Cosmetologist Do?

Are you interested in pursuing a career in beauty? There are so many routes you can take to achieve your dream, but you might not be aware of them all. Here is what you should know about cosmetology if you think that is right path for you!

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What Does a Cosmetologist Do?

Depending on where they work, cosmetologists may perform services like:

  • Hair Coloring
  • Haircutting
  • Hair Design
  • Manicures
  • Pedicures
  • Facials
  • Waxing
  • Brow Shaping
  • And more!

Where Can a Cosmetologist Work?

Well-qualified, licensed cosmetologists can work in a variety of places, but to name a few:

  • Spas
  • Salons
  • Freelance
  • Personal Styling
  • Makeup Artist
  • Cruise Ship
  • Resort
  • Sales
  • Retail
  • Platform Styling
  • And more!

The potential in the beauty industry is vast. Remember: your success depends completely on you and your drive. You have to put in the hard work and dedication to get where you want to go!

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Who Should Be a Cosmetologist?

The beauty industry is for anyone who loves it. Here are some common traits of great cosmetologists:

  • Empathetic
  • Good Listeners
  • Artistic
  • Fluid
  • Committed
  • Personable
  • Likeable
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Colorful
  • Design-Driven

If you would describe yourself using any of these words, you should consider pursuing cosmetology. Contact us! Our staff is here to answer any questions about starting school with us.

Where Can I Learn Cosmetology?

Right here at The Salon Professional Academy Ft. Myers! We offer a cosmetology course in both part-time and full-time schedules. Our program is infused with Redken styling, cutting, and coloring techniques, and can offer you the opportunity to learn business and marketing skills in addition to practical skills.

Call us directly at 239-208-3958 to find out more information on how to get started.