Opportunities In Beauty And Modeling Careers


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The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . explores a vast range of professions.

Each book offers:

  • The latest information on a field of interest
  • Training and education requirements for each career
  • Salary statistics for different positions within each field
  • Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
  • And much more
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071437264
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/16/2004
  • Series: Opportunities In...Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 163
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Acknowledgments xi
1 Careers in Today's Beauty Industry 1
Hair colorists
Manicurists and pedicurists
Makeup artists
Cosmetology instructors
Using cosmetology education for other careers
Entrepreneurial cosmetologists
2 Educational and Licensing Requirements for the Beauty Industry 13
Public schools
Private schools
Advanced training
Licensing requirements
Sample cosmetology curricula
Licensing and training nail technicians
Specialized courses
Limited certificates
Supplemental courses
Training for instructors
3 Working in Beauty Salons 31
Choosing a place to work
Positions in beauty salons
Managers and manager-operators
Beauty salon ownership
Beauty school ownership
4 Additional Beauty Industry Jobs 47
Aestheticians and facialists
Makeup artists
Competition hairstylists
The platform hairstylist
Wigs, hairpieces, and hair enhancement
5 An Overview of the Modeling Industry 67
Artists' models
Illustrators' models
Promotional models
Garment or fit models
Photographers' models
Runway models and fashion-show work
Male models
Television models
Video models
6 Attributes Needed for Modeling 79
Looks and attitude
Physical qualifications for high fashion
Qualifications for all models
Qualifications for male models
Qualifications for child models
Qualifications for television models
7 Breaking into Modeling 91
Are you model material?
The beauty contest
Heading for the big agencies
Breaking into television modeling
Can modeling school help you?
Beginning expenses
Upsides and downsides of modeling
A few helpful hints
8 The Business of Modeling 113
Catalog work
Runway work and fashion shows
Modeling in other countries
Exclusive contracts
Inexperienced versus experienced models' fees
Agents, agencies, and managers
Selecting the right agency for you
The agent's job
9 Starting Your Own Modeling Agency or School 129
Creating an agency
Starting a modeling school
Potential earnings
10 Future Job Outlook for Cosmetologists and Models 135
Male models in demand
The future of modeling for women
The future of television modeling
Outlook for cosmetologists
Appendix Cosmetological Associations, Modeling Agencies, and Information Sources 143
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