The beauty sector is growing steadily, opening up wide markets. Discover all the trades of aesthetics.
More and more people are attending beauty salons and filling their bathroom with cosmetics. And it shows at the economic level: the beauty and aesthetics sector is growing steadily, opening up wide opportunities in both Hair and Beauty Courses industry and services.
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Is it the need to relax in a relatively stressful world or the growing importance of appearance? Still, the French spend more and more in cosmetics and beauty care.
Do not miss a unique opportunity to discover the many professions in this sector and to meet professionals at the Salon des formations arts and culture.
Going for a thalassotherapy weekend, indulging in a Thai massage, doing a manicure, spending an afternoon at the spa or buying a face cream are no longer reserved for an elite. The beauty market continues to democratize and develop. The sector employs nearly 300,000 people in both industry and service, and is struggling to find candidates.
The Cosmetic Industry: Many Opportunities
The manufacture of cosmetics is one of the heavyweights of French industry and commerce, led by L’Oréal. But the success of this group masks the reality of the sector, 80% composed of SMEs: job opportunities are very diversified for young graduates. Global competition forces companies in the sector to constantly innovate and communicate to gain market share. They are therefore mainly looking for scientists (engineers and technicians) and specialists in sales and marketing.
The opportunities of the well-being market
Boosted by the well-being and slimming market, beauty salons, thalassotherapy centers and perfumeries are becoming increasingly popular. They employ 50,000 people and recruit for care or sales jobs. Companies today ask their employees to combine technical skills, creativity and commercial fiber. They also want professionals who are experts in their field to best advise clients, the general trend is to personalized coaching. Opportunities are also to be found in niches such as organic, ethnic care, slimming, anti-aging …
Hairdressing, a job that recruits
With hair growing an average of one centimeter each month, hairdressers still have good days in front of them. In order to renew itself, the sector continues to offer new services: care, colors, extension, advice in face painting, manicure …
We also saw appear targeted offers such as organic products or low-cost. Opportunities are not lacking and it is not uncommon for graduates to be hired before the end of their studies.
List of professions of aesthetics and beauty
– Beauty and well-being: hairdresser, image consultant, beautician, hydrotherapist, makeup artist, spa practitioner, nail stylist, cosmetic surgeon, tattoo artist, dietician.
– The industry: perfume creator, senior technician in cosmetics, flavourist.
– Sales: sales consultant in perfumery, spa manager, manager of a beauty institute, brand demonstrator.
You can also consult the section dedicated to the trades of industry, and sales.
Occupations of aesthetics and beauty: how to train?
Some trades such as hairdressing or aesthetics recruit at the level of CAP or professional baccalaureate. In the industrial or commercial field, it is necessary to aim for a bac + 2 minimum.
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The beauty sector offers a wide choice of trades and great job opportunities.
Beauty, image, appearance … Behind these words are often hidden the quest for seduction, well-being and youth. From the hairdresser to the makeup artist to the beautician, many professionals who, by their manual skill, their aesthetic and artistic sense, contribute to it.
Many other professions are involved, particularly in the cosmetics industry with the creation of innovative products, such as the formulator or the cosmetologist, but also in communication, marketing, sales, etc.
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A velvet skin
The beautician (sheet ROME D1208) contributes to the well-being of her client. After having identified her skin type, she applies appropriate care: skin cleansing, exfoliation, mask, aesthetic massages, waxing, manicure, makeup … in order to improve the appearance of the epidermis, reduce or hide the skin. effects of aging. She advises and offers her cosmetic products for sale.
Aesthetic-cosmetic cap in hand, the beautician starts her career as an employee, but can choose to create or take over a business. She practices in beauty salons, perfumeries, parapharmacies, hair salons, nail salons, thalassotherapy centers. Some work in hospital, prison, social or at home with fragile patients (profession of beautician).
You can prepare a professional certificate or a master’s degree in alternation following your CAP, which will allow you to specialize in body care or in the sale of products. You will also be able to install yourself and practice at home, or open a beauty salon.
If you want to supervise a team, the aesthetic-cosmetic BTS is for you.
Beautiful from head to toe !
The beautician can specialize in manicure (sheet ROME D1208). Nails neat, filed, varnish, …. You will know more about this profession by consulting the article on the job of stylist nail.
Change your head!
Equipped with a pair of scissors, a brush and a hair dryer, the hairdresser (file ROME D1202) makes cuts taking into account the fashion, the morphology and the taste of the customer. Brushing, permanent, styling, the many techniques used to work the hair have no secrets for him! He also advises on colors, realizes wicks and sweeps. He can lay hair extensions.
Finally, he gives advice on the actions to be taken to maintain his cup and on the care to bring.The hairdresser can manage a private clientele, but also work for the show (sheet ROME L1501 Hair and Beauty Courses).A CAP hairstyle will allow you to access the profession.