Working in beauty is a brilliant opportunity for someone who loves working with people to make them feel wonderful and pampered. There are many types of job in the beauty industry; from massage therapy to pedicures and manicures, waxing to eye-brow shaping, if you're creative, ambitious and take pride in your appearance, a job in beauty could be perfect for you. What next to start your career? Want to hear from beauty professionals about their own real life experiences? Real Life Guide: Beauty is straight-talking and contains everything you need to know to get your dream career in beauty off the ground. Real Life Guides are practical guides for practical people. They aim to inform and inspire by providing genuinely useful information about what it takes to succeed in a job field.
Tara Fallon worked for five years as a personal stylist, including make-up application, before retraining as a careers adviser. Possessing a PgDip in Guidance and QCG funded by Connexions, she has now worked as a careers adviser for over three years so is perfectly positioned to advise young people on careers in this industry.