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What is a Career in Cosmetology?

Aug 19th 2019 at 12:23 AM

Career in Cosmetology

A Career in Cosmetology has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in Cosmetology is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into Cosmetology. In my quest to learn more about a Career in Cosmetology, I found this amazing page:

Stephanie Dixon's outlook!

Stephanie Dixon has 18 years & 9 months of professional experience in Cosmetology. Stephanie Dixon has worked in Cosmetology as Cosmetologist in Various Assignments. In Stephanie Dixon's own words, this is how Stephanie Dixon got into Cosmetology: "I had an interest in cosmetology since I was a child. I took up cosmetology after school and obtained professional license after completing 1600 hours of training. I take up various cosmetology assignments under the name Hairpinz." I wanted to know more about Stephanie Dixon and found this profile:

Career Video on Cosmetology

In a video, Stephanie Dixon has talked about various aspects of a Career in Cosmetology. Stephanie Dixon started by explaining Cosmetology as: "A cosmetologist is someone who is an expert in the care of hair and makeup as well as skincare and beauty products. They can also offer other services such as coloring, extensions, perms and straightening."It was an amazing video with great information.

We all know that only 10% of what is taught in Cosmetology is actually used in real life. The education section of the video clearly explained what is the 10% needed in Cosmetology. Stephanie Dixon touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Biology of Hair, Skin & Nails
  • Colour Theory
  • History of Fashion
  • Current Fashion & Style
  • Local Laws & Requirements
  • Professional Courses

90% success in real life depends on Skills. It is crucial to understand these.
Stephanie Dixon then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Cosmetology:

  • Customer Relations
  • Time Management
  • Multi-tasking Skills
  • Ambi-dexterity
  • Creativity

Positives of this Career are quite interesting.
Stephanie Dixon believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Cosmetology:

  • Flexibility
  • Monetary Potential
  • Non-monotonous Job

After a discussion on Positives, Challenges complete the caricature of a Career.
And, Stephanie Dixon believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Cosmetology:

  • Client Retention
  • Understanding Needs
  • Physically Strenuous
  • Inconsistent Income

In the final section of the video Stephanie Dixon talks about How a day goes in a Career in Cosmetology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Cosmetology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Cosmetology, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:


Information about other Careers

The more one learns about Careers the better one is equipped to take a good decision, explore these:

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