Career Advice

  • How to be the kind of therapist all employers want
    If you’ve chosen beauty therapy as your career of choice then put yourself at the top of every employers ‘wish list’ with our guide to the top 5 requirements for developing into the perfect therapist.
  • Imagine it: you're a new Hairdresser or Beauty Therapist right out of college. Or perhaps you've been at it for a few years and want to make the transition to another salon? In either situation, now is the time to take a good look at yourself and prepare the document that will hopefully speed you...
  • If you want to succeed in hair and beauty you are going to need a strong portfolio of quality clients. The beauty industry itself thrives on repeat business with customers seeking regular repeat treatments on a monthly or even weekly basis.
  • When becoming a makeup artist in this day and age, the first thing that comes to mind is usually – will I make it?
  • In recent years the massage industry has undergone a dramatic change. Massage therapy is no longer simply a self-indulgent pick-me-up for ladies who lunch but has now also become recognised as a mainstream medical and healthcare option to boot.
  • If you have a burning ambition to have a career in the hairdressing industry whether it be as a hairstylist or colour expert for a top salon group or creating fabulous hairstyles for the starring models at London Fashion Week then you’re going to have to spend some time as a hairdressing apprentice.
  • Once you have qualified as a hairstylist you will have to decide which career path you wish to follow within the hair and beauty industry
  • Being a beautician, like working in any trade, comes with its ups and downs. Unlike supermarkets or clothes stores where customers are always guaranteed, being a beautician is based entirely on clientele and special times of the year, when looking and feeling good is in high demand. This means t...
  • So you want to be a hairstylist? Well that’s great because even in today’s uncertain economy there are more than 55,000 hair and beauty businesses in the UK alone, worth in excess of a staggering £6.2 billion, and the market is still growing.
  • The top transferable skills you acquire while working in the Spa industry which can be crucial to the success of any future ventures.
  • The Beauty industry is huge and there is a place for everyone. Are you just starting out as a beautician or looking into training? Maybe you've been in the industry for a while but feel like theres no progression left for you? Today I’m going to share with you my 7 top tips for securing a job in ...
  • Massage and Physio Therapist what are the differences between the two practices and which would be more beneficial to you?
  • Coral Mitchell outlines the 5 cardinal sins of a nail technician
  • Are you new to self-employment in the Hair and Beauty industry or thinking of starting your own business?
  • When you think about a career in beauty you may be thinking that although the industry is quite large your career options will be quite narrow. I’m here to tell you that is not the case, especially working within the age of social media and networking, the possibilities are limitless – it depends...
  • Are you the next Adam Reed? Do you dream of taking the hair industry by storm with the next big thing? If this sounds like you, then read this foolproof guide below – from choosing the right hairdressing course to applying for your first job and continuing your training after college – and take y...
  • A very Quick Guide to the Work a Hairdresser Does
  • Some advice for those seeking career change within a recession