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5 Reasons to Start a Career in the Beauty Industry

5 Reasons to Start a Career in the Beauty Industry

It’s an ever-changing world, and you can be a part of it. We're breaking down why you need to start a career in the beauty industry.

It may seem a bit intimidating to dive into the world of beauty, but it may be a leap you’ll never regret.

With the industry constantly changing and evolving, if you’re someone who thrives in this kind of environment, you should really consider starting a career in the beauty industry.

You’ll be self-employed

For some, being self-employed can sound scary. Not relying on others for your source of income can definitely be a risky task, however, with enough drive it’s incredibly rewarding. Not having a boss to report to or a max amount of money you can make are just two really good reasons why being self-employed is such a rewarding decision. You get paid based on the work you put in. The more you work, the more money you make. In most 9-5 jobs, it doesn’t really matter how much you work that day, the pay will be the same (unless you finally get that 50 cent promotion).

Flexible schedules

If you’re the kind of person who just can’t sit at a cubicle from 9-5, getting a career in the beauty industry might be perfect for you. You’ll find yourself working sporadic hours, but you get to choose the ones you want to work. If you need time off to go to an appointment, or just to relax, you can do that and not have to worry about asking a boss for permission.


Again, if you hate sitting still, you’ll love being in the beauty industry. You’ll find yourself driving to client’s houses to style their hair, or different venues to do full-on makeup looks for a bridal party. Being able to just drive around all day, enjoying the beautiful weather (hello crisp fall days!), is reason enough to make the career switch.

Meet new people

To have a successful career in the beauty industry, you’re going to have to meet a lot of new people. If this is something that excites you, then you should definitely make the switch! Every day you’ll find yourself talking to existing clients and meeting up with new ones to share your beautiful work with them. Doing what you love while making new connections is just the icing on the cake.

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You get to do what you love

Being a creative person, you find yourself most fulfilled when you’re doing the things that allow you to be creative. Being in the beauty industry and having the opportunity to unleash your creativity with new hairstyles, nail art, or even eye looks is reason enough to consider a career change.

It’s never too late to make a change to become your own independent boss, making your own hours and money, while providing services to people in your area that make them happy. Nothing is more satisfying than seeing a client love the look you created for them. The beauty industry is constantly changing, improving, and expanding. It’s ready for you whenever you’re ready to make the switch.


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