Cosmetology is the study and application of beauty treatment. It is the science which focuses on making people look good. It comprises many branches which include beauty therapy and treatments for face, hair, body and overall health care. Cosmetology is generally offered as a vocational program with hands-on training. The career possibility in the industry of beauty is endless. This industry offers various careers for these professionals to excel and grow. It is a lucrative career option with earnings increasing with experience and reputation Trained cosmetologists find well paid jobs in beauty parlours, high-end salons and in luxurious hotels/resorts Makeup professionals are always in demand in television and film industries Also, they are in demand in the world of fashion Other options are being an image consultant, writing books or articles and teaching.

A cosmetologist is an expert in makeup, skin care and beauty products. He or she provides beauty services that include cosmetic care for hair, skin and body. The field of cosmetology includes various occupations like, etc. hairstylist and hairdresser, beautician, skin care specialist, aesthetician, nail technician, electrologist.

To become a cosmetologist there is no particular formal qualification, but a course in cosmetology can be done by individuals who are above 16 years of age and there are various diploma and other courses with specialisations that may result in earning an associate degree.

Many polytechnics and vocational institutes offer courses in beauty care/cosmetology. Most people in this field continue to take courses that help them stay in line with the latest trends. More focus is given on practical skills and experience.

  • Creativity
  • Customer Service.
  • Technical Skills Keep changing styles and adopt on going trends
  • Dexterity
  • Stamina
  • Celebrity Hairstyles
  • Celebrity Makeup Artist
  • Beautician
  • Hair Designer
  • Beauty Therapist
  • Cosmetic Consultant
  • Image Consultant
Hair Stylist Rs 251,429(avg net)
Beautician Rs 300,000
Salon Manager Rs 589,581
Hairdresser / Hairstylist Rs 144,000
Marketing Manager Rs 540,000
Vice President (VP), Marketing Rs 1,750,000
  • National and Regional Vocational Training Institutes for Women (Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India) in Delhi, Noida, Allahabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Vadodra, Hissar, Indore, Trivandrum, Tura.
  • YWCA centres in major cities
  • VLCC Institute of Beauty, Health & Management, branches across the country
  • Shahnaz Husain’s Women’s World International, branches and franchises across the country
  • Habib’s Hair Academy, branches and franchises across the country
  • Empire Beauty School, Lauderhill, FL, USA
  • A.B.I. School of Barbering & Cosmetology New York, NY ,
  • USA Aaron’s Academy of Beauty,
  • Waldorf, MD, USA Saint Paul College,
  • Minnesota, USA
  • Maryland Community College, Spruce Pine, North Carolina, USA