Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and in the hands of a cosmetologist. There is a school of thought that make up and cosmetics are there to make you beautiful. Yet, there is also another school of thought that says natural beauty is more desirable than all that made up glam.
There’s truth to both and there is really no need to clash heads on the use of make up and cosmetics. These products are here to stay – the millions of dollars that the manufacturers of these products are earning is reason enough for them to continue feeding the vanities of women all over the world. The fact is that every woman wants to be beautiful. Aside from everyday hygiene and healthy practices, cosmetics can do the trick.
On those special occasions when women have to shine, a cosmetologist who has been trained at a beauty school should be their go-to person. In this time though, were person to person contact is restricted, working in the beauty industry hasn’t been so easy. It’s been both hard to those who work as make up artists, hair dressers, designers, and others in the field. Well, here are some ways to do so remotely.
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Even with restrictions employed, learning should not be hindered. Attending beauty school is the best way for cosmetologists to learn their craft, even online. Applying make up and using cosmetics is more
than just dabbling with colors and brushes. There is a science to the application of make up. When properly applied, make up enhances the beauty of any woman by highlighting her best features. On the other hand, bad make up can look even the most beautiful person look like Frankenstein.
In normal circumstances, anyone who wishes to become the best cosmetologist should attend a business school that is accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts and Sciences. The school should also provide real salon training that will test the skills of their cosmetologists/students in real life applications. The best professional products and equipment should also be used for the safety of both the cosmetologist and his customer.
In some cases, beauty schools would also have competitions and events that are geared towards showcasing the talents of their graduates too. This kind of training and experience is what makes cosmetologists flexible in the various applications of their craft. Whether for a theater production, a masquerade ball, a photo shoot, or just a special night out, a versatile cosmetologist can unravel beauty with their palettes and brushes.
Learn online now and when things get stable, apply the theories to willing friends and later on customers.
Work Remote with Online Magazines
You can still work with a lot of companies, or do collaborations even online. Influencers like Kelly Calhoun, for example, although has been working in the fashion industry for given time, has continued to collaborate well with brands. Because a lot of runway events were postponed, her online collaborations became somewhat a remote modelling sort of thing.
Create a Youtube Channel
It has been many years ago when Michelle Phan dominated Youtube with her makeup tutorials. Every second, a new makeup guru creates a channel to showcase their skills in painting their faces, or their friends, sometimes other half. ^_^ It’s never too late for you to create yours.
Youtube is a great place to showcase your skills and earn serious money too. You wouldn’t really need a videographer, but it would be best to learn about how to create videos that the audience would like. You can also do unboxing videos of your new makeup set, you new shoes, or just an everyday makeup and getup.
Publish a Blog
If you are not comfortable appearing on videos, you can still do step-by-step tutorials on a breakdown published on your blog. Fashion and makeup tips, ongoing trends, even reviewing brands would be a good line of content.
Featuring items that you like, whether it be an eyeshadow, a brush, pairs of pumps, or new pink bag, writing honestly what you like and not so that your readers can make informed choices when buying would also be great to include.
Become an Affiliate
While reviewing items, and linking to their sites, one can earn also as an affiliate. What’s an affiliate? Simply explained, it’s generating sales for online stores – if a reader clicks on your link and buy an item, you get a commission from that sold item. Becoming an affiliate to shopping websites is one of the most lucrative ways to earn in the beauty and fashion industry.
Sell Your Own Product
Although selling one own’s product may require a lot more effort than other ways mentioned, it is doable. You have to work around a concept and build your brand from it, then promote your products on your youtube channel, blog, and social media accounts.
In our era of fast fashion, products that are environment-friendly, animal-cruelty free seem to get more popular than ever. If you need ideas for your own products, here are 6 Sustainable Fashion Trends to Follow in 2021.
Ways To Earn In The Beauty and Fashion Industry Takeaways
It is never bad to always brush up on what’s new in the fashion and beauty world, even with make up trends, or the color-of-the-year popular items. Even in this situation the world is right now, there are still good ways to earn in the beauty and fashion industry. You can continue honing your skills by enrolling in online classes that would be helpful later on for your career, you can also go watching Youtube tutorials to learn beauty secrets. This may also inspire you to create your own Youtube beauty channel – and you can of course earn from it.
You can also write about fashion and beauty, review items and brands and collaborate with them of become an affiliate. If you are able create your own products, you can sell them too.If it’s within your area, you can also collaborate with online magazines, write a feature, even have your products introduced. There are other creative ways one can earn in the field, we’d love to hear your thoughts.