step-by-step guide to a rewarding career in beauty care
There’s no business like the beauty business. If you have a
flair for making people look good, this book shows you how you can combine your
skills, talent and drive with some professional training to carve out a
rewarding and remunerative career.
The useful information and practical how-to tips offered by
experts in this book, will help you take advantage of the various opportunities
available in this field. In clear easy-to-follow steps, the book details what is
involved in each area of specialisation—be it hairstyling or hairdressing ...
beauty therapy or make-up ...
The exciting aspect for those considering a career in this
field is that it does not call for pursuing any long-drawn or expensive academic
study. A good short-term professional course followed by some hands-on
experience can get you started. The other wonderful thing about the beauty
business is that you can train to be a professional cosmetologist even at a
relatively later stage in life – maturity can indeed be an asset!
Here’s what you’ll learn...
Details of the work involved in each area of
What it takes to make the grade
Where to train: list of courses
Where to look for work
How to set up your own parlour
The kind of money you can hope to make
Allied professions: How to become a * sales person *
healthclub instructor *yoga & aerobics instructor * beauty consultant...
Aruna Anand is one of India’s leading cosmetologists. After acquiring a diploma in cosmetology from Women’s World International, which is affiliated to the International Therapy Examination Centre, London, and the Christine Valmy International School of Aesthetics and Beauty, New York, she went for advanced training at Morris of London, the renowned school of hairdressing and beauty therapy.
Aruna is a member of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) panel for designing vocational courses in Health Care, Beauty Culture and Hairdressing for schools. Besides assisting the Department of Vocational Education, Ministry of Education, in training students and apprentices in this profession, she has also served as examiner for the course in Beauty Culture conducted by Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA).
Besides her busy practice as a cosmetologist, Aruna regularly contributes columns on health and beauty care to leading magazines and newspapers in the country