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Beauty Jobs – How to Turn Your Passion for Beauty Into a Career

Monday, November 6th, 2017

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Let’s face it, 2017 was the year where new beauty careers popped up everywhere. Seriously, it seems like every other person became a YouTube guru or a professional vlogger. But if you’re seriously passionate about beauty, you can also turn it into a full-time job. A couple years ago, to get a job in the beauty industry, you would have to go to beauty school and with a little luck and industry contacts, you could possibly land yourself a job.  Today, thanks to social media and the internet it’s much easier to turn your passion for beauty and turn it into an actual career.

Online Courses
So, let’s say you love beauty but you’re not sure if you’re ready to invest money into a college degree in beauty. To ensure that this is the right field for you, enroll in some beauty-related courses. A number of Canadian universities and colleges offer a number of courses once or twice a week for 3 months in beauty,  PR and journalism, that will not compromise your budget and you can see if you would really like work in the industry.

Start a Blog
Do you love to talk about all things beauty and test out products? Then you must start a blog! In today’s digital world, everyone uses Instagram and Snapchat to share beautiful pictures of products with short descriptions. But believe me, nothing tops having a blog to share more thorough descriptions and reviews Blogs will always dominate the digital space and they give you the perfect platform to build up your portfolio.

Start a YouTube Channel
Surprise, surprise, YouTube made our list! If you’re not a fan of writing and you’re not camera shy, YouTube will be your best friend. Utilize YouTube to share your thoughts and opinions on different brands and products, and teach your followers how to do cool new beauty tricks.

Attend Beauty Conferences and Expos
Regardless of where you live in Canada, there are always plenty of beauty related events taking place. From conferences and workshops to beauty fairs and expos, these are the perfect places to not only learn about new brands and products, but also make incredible connections within the industry. 

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By: Junia Goncalves, Toronto, @travelcultureblog

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