Are you thinking about starting a career and want to look at your options. Perhaps someone suggested you try to get certified in cosmetology but you really don't know what that means. Well here is a brief explanation below.
cosmetologist noun cos·me·tol·o·gist ˌkäz-mə-ˈtä-lə-jist
: a person licensed to provide cosmetic treatments to the hair, skin, and nails : one trained in cosmetology : BEAUTICIAN
Cosmetology is the professional practice or skill of beautifying the skin, hair, and nails. Cosmetologists could be anything from a hair stylist or makeup artist for celebrities to your local nail technician; the opportunities are endless!
Cosmetologists offer services related to beauty, grooming and personal care. This includes things like:
Haircuts, styling and coloring
Weaves or extensions
Nail art or maintenance
Skincare and makeup
Most cosmetologists have a specific area that they focus on, but some choose to work in more than one area.
2. Where Can a Cosmetologist Work?
You’ll have a variety of options, such as:
Privately owned spas and salons
Chain salons found in malls or shopping centers
Cruise ships and resorts
Film or television studios, theater companies or music productions
Manage your own salon or booth that you either rent or operate out of your home