Why Study Beauty Care?

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Why study Beauty Care? 

It can be hard to decide on what career path you want to take. Luckily, Beauty Care courses range from a variety of topics that will open many different doors for you. From cosmetology to beauty therapy, eye-care to aromatherapy to facial electrical treatments and beyond, you’re certain to find the course for you in this field. There are many different courses that you can study and become qualified for work in the beauty industry. Alternatively, you can take on a number of different courses in the area to become the best in the business. 

Find Beauty Care courses on Courses.ie’s database here. 

What will you learn? 

There are a number of areas in Beauty Care that you can study, depending on your interests and skills. There are courses that focus solely on beauty and makeup. You will learn how to make skin look and feel good from the inside out. Learning how to take care of skin both internally and externally is a great tool to have. Other courses focus on cosmetology and look into hairstyling, beauty treatment and skin care. Some even have modules in styling clothing for those who are interested in both fashion and beauty and want to create a full look. 

Beauty therapy courses will teach you about providing waxing, makeup, tinting or manicure and pedicure services. You will also learn about caring for and communicating with your customers. This is an essential skill to have as building and maintaining a clientele is crucial. You can also learn to master the skill of eyebrow and eyelash tinting as well as eyebrow shaping, trimming and eyelash extensions in its own course. 

Aromatherapy courses involve the use of natural plant extracts and essential oils. Improving the emotional, psychological and physical well-being of a person is the aim of these oils. You’ll learn how to use these oils on clients and with clients to relax or boost their mood or to help with issues such as insomnia. 

Facial Electrotherapy courses will introduce you to the likes of micro-current, faradic and galvanic in beauty treatments. You will learn how to use these devices to carry out procedures such as sculpting the face. Other courses in the field such as anatomy and physiology will teach you about the human body as a whole and will advise you how to relax clients. 

Whatever course you choose, you’ll learn about good health and safety practices and how to properly care for your clients. The topics covered in each course will include both men and women so you won’t be limited in who you can work on. Most courses will just require you to be a certain age or simply to have a love for what skill you’ll be taking on as the demand for these courses is very high!

Career Paths

There are many different opportunities that lay before you when taking up a course in beauty care. The industry is currently booming and there is a high demand for qualified workers. Due to the fact that some courses are either short or incredibly flexible, it’s not only possible but also very easy to get a qualification in a number of different areas. You can also build upon a part-time course qualification and develop your studies further.

 You’ll be able to work in a salon as a makeup artist, a beautician, beauty therapist, hairstylist or indeed set up your own workspace. With certain courses, you’ll be able to work in a spa or even become a healthcare consultant.  For example, a course in reflexology can lead you to become a masseuse. A stylist in fashion is also an option for you.

Rebecca Daly

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