Opportunities In Beauty And Modeling Careers

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2004-10-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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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

Author Biography

Susan Wood Gearhart is a professional model, dancer, and freelance writer and editor. She graduated from City University of New York and attended Hiram College, Juilliard School of Music, and the Preibar Academy in Berlin, Germany.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Careers in Today's Beauty Industryp. 1
Hair colorists
Manicurists and pedicurists
Makeup artists
Cosmetology instructors
Using cosmetology education for other careers
Entrepreneurial cosmetologists
Educational and Licensing Requirements for the Beauty Industryp. 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
Working in Beauty Salonsp. 31
Choosing a place to work
Positions in beauty salons
Managers and manager-operators
Beauty salon ownership
Beauty school ownership
Additional Beauty Industry Jobsp. 47
Aestheticians and facialists
Makeup artists
Competition hairstylists
The platform hairstylist
Wigs, hairpieces, and hair enhancement
An Overview of the Modeling Industryp. 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
Attributes Needed for Modelingp. 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
Breaking into Modelingp. 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
The Business of Modelingp. 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
Starting Your Own Modeling Agency or Schoolp. 129
Creating an agency
Starting a modeling school
Potential earnings
Future Job Outlook for Cosmetologists and Modelsp. 135
Male models in demand
The future of modeling for women
The future of television modeling
Outlook for cosmetologists
Cosmetological Associations, Modeling Agencies, and Information Sourcesp. 143
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