Where Can I Work As a Cosmetologist?

Whether you have known it since you were a child, sneaking makeup out of your parents’ bathroom, or it’s a recent discovery fueled by social media and a certain coming of age; you feel it in your bones.

Everything you do revolves around the beauty industry, and you constantly find yourself trying new trends and styles on your friends and family. You know beauty is your future, and you are ready to take the steps to make it your career!

If you are still searching for the perfect school to call home, call The Salon Professional Academy, Rochester today, and schedule your personal tour.

While you decide on your school, you are probably facing a bigger question: what careers are open to you once the schooling is done? Here are five great careers you can obtain as a cosmetologist.

Salon Specialist

The first job that comes to everyone’s mind is, of course, working in a salon. With many different types of salons available, in many different locations around the world, you are sure to find something that fits your creativity and maybe even your adventuring soul. If you loved the atmosphere of cosmetology school then we’re sure you’ll love being a salon specialist.

Platform Artist

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If you love innovating and working with some of the biggest names, and the biggest brands, then becoming a platform artist may be the perfect fit for you.

Touring around the country on behalf of brands and stylists, platform artists visit schools and trade shows to educate and demonstrate new and unique techniques with some of the biggest product lines available. While obtaining one of these coveted positions can be a challenge, with hard work you could reach this goal and tour the world in the name of beauty.

Personal Stylist

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Your beauty obsession goes beyond hair. From nails to clothes, to makeup styles, you obsess over every detail, and you love creating the perfect look for people around you.

While a personal stylist can seem like a career that is just out of reach; with skill, hustle, and passion you could build yourself a book that extends from local business moguls to some of the biggest names in media.

Cosmetology Educator

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If you love teaching, and after spending a few years working in a salon, you’ll probably be looking to work more in the education field. With a little bit more education you could become an instructor yourself! You could be training the future generation of cosmetologists and infecting them with your passion.

Salon Owner

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You love being in charge. You are eager to build your own brand, and you know exactly the type of salon you want to run. Owning your own salon is the dream of many cosmetologists and one that you can easily reach! Hard work, passion, and never giving up. Those are the skills that are needed to become a salon owner.

Multimedia Artist

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When many people think of their dream job in hair and makeup, they think of movies, television, and photography. These jobs are high energy, high creativity and, while they are highly sought after, there are many opportunities to pursue this career and stretch your imagination and creativity on a daily basis.

Begin Your Career!

With so many options and possibilities available in this field, you are sure to find yourself in a future worth dreaming about. Are you ready to begin your journey into a beautiful future in cosmetology? At The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), Rochester, we are ready to support you through this new adventure. Contact us today to schedule your tour, and to meet the staff who are committed to you, and your future.