The Ultimate List of Creative Careers in the Beauty Industry

Looking for a creative career? You’ve come to the right place! The beauty industry thrives on creativity, and the career possibilities are practically limitless.

If you’re fond of painting, you’ll study color theory and application as a hair colorist. If you love sculpture, you could master updos and hair texture. Those handy with brushes go on to become successful makeup artists, and people who love to write can work as beauty editors or bloggers. The cosmetology industry offers a variety of creative careers to individuals who want to express themselves visually.

Most people assume the beauty industry only offers two creative careers: Hair Stylist or Makeup Artist. Actually, the list of creative careers stretches far beyond that. First, we can break down “hair stylist” or “makeup artist” into a variety of different niche careers. Plus, there are plenty of other jobs available to cosmetology school graduates that you may not have even thought of! That’s why we put together the ultimate list of creative careers in this industry. Your dream career is in here!

List of Creative Careers

1) Hair Color Specialist
2) Face Painter
3) Body Painter
4) Nail Technician
5) Esthetician
6) Makeup Artist
7) Bridal Hair Stylist
8) Photo Shoot Stylist
9) Beauty Writer or Editor
10) Fashion Show Stylist
11) Beauty Business Consultant
12) Beauty Business Owner
13) Beauty Product Developer
14) Platform Artist
15) Beauty School Instructor
16) Salon Owner
17) Barber
18) Hair Stylist
19) Makeup Artist
20) Tanning Salon Owner
21) Beauty Care Blogger
22) Skin Care Consultant
23) Image Consultant/Stylist
24) Wig Maker
25) Beauty Exhibition Planner
26) Mortuary Beautician
27) Mobile Manicurist
28) Eyelash Technician
29) Brow Specialist
43) Bridal Makeup Artist Specialist
44) Beauty School Owner
45) Movie Stylist
46) Special Effects Makeup Artist
47) Beauty Care Marketer
48) Advertising/Editorial Stylist
49) Artistic Director for a Beauty Brand
50) Aveda Purefessional

Does one of these careers sound like your dream job? If so, check out our career guide,10 Amazing Careers in the Beauty Industry to learn more about jobs in this industry. Our Admissions department would love to talk to you, too! We’re happy to answer any questions you might have about careers after beauty school.

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