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5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Cosmetologist

Parker Dickens - Friday, September 20, 2019
No matter if you’ve just graduated high school or you’re looking to change your career, it’s never too late to start pursuing a future you feel passionate about. If you’ve always loved beauty and helping others feel good, then a career as a cosmetologist could be a great option for you! Read our blog to find 5 reasons why you should become a cosmetologist!

The Career Options are Vast
A popular misconception of the beauty industry is that the only career option available will be in a typical beauty salon. While there are a lot of cosmetologists who thrive in a salon setting, it’s far from the only career that could be available to you! The beauty industry is constantly growing and that means new job opportunities in beauty! With people depending on beauty professionals to provide them with the latest styles, there are even career options in this industry that have only become available in recent years. It all depends on you and what kind of future you want to make for yourself! Here are just some jobs you could have as a cosmetologist: 

Become a Leader 
Have you wanted a career that would allow you to one day manage and own a business of your own? Cosmetology could be the perfect way to combine your passions of business and beauty! In fact, at Michael K. Galvin Beauty & Business Academy we make it a top priority to teach students the latest techniques in both beauty and business skills. We know the importance that business has on this industry and we want to prepare our students for whatever career they want to pursue.

The Industry is Growing 
With so many job opportunities available in beauty, it’s no wonder that the industry is growing so fast! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for cosmetologists is expected to grow 8% from 2018 to 2028. This sense of job security is an amazing feeling and can give you the confidence to pursue a future you love!

Unleash Your Creativity 
Have you always wanted a career where you can continually challenge your creativity in new ways? One of the best parts about the beauty industry is that there are always new trends. To be a successful cosmetologist, you need to be able to pay attention to these styles while also incorporating your own personal look for each client. It’s a great way to express yourself! Plus, seeing someone smile at their new style that you were able to give them is a dream come true for an artist. When you see that you were able to give them a confidence boost, it could give you a sense of purpose that you’re making a positive difference in people’s lives. 

Flexible Scheduling 
For many people, a career with a conventional 9-5 office schedule doesn’t sound like a future that would be a great fit for them. This schedule can seem especially restrictive for people who have to juggle other life responsibilities and priorities. That’s why a future in cosmetology can be the perfect chance for someone who wants to create their own schedule! Depending on your specific circumstance, you could have the opportunity to choose when and where you work. It’s always nice to know that you can plan your schedule to accommodate your everyday commitments. 

Ready to Begin Your Future in Beauty? 
Now that you know some of the benefits of becoming a cosmetologist, it’s time to take the next step and apply! At MKG Academy, our cosmetology program teaches students hairstyling techniques, hair coloring, business skills, and so much more. Contact us to learn how you can start the application process. We can’t wait to help you begin your beauty journey!
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