The world of beauty is a thriving hotspot to have a blossoming career which is exciting and empowering. It’s a career option that allows people to showcase their talents and connect with people every day whilst earning a living.

Nail technician

Thanks to the popular trend of nail art tutorials that have filled up the feed on the Instagram feed, working as a nail technician is a highly sought after field for those who love to cut and file and look after people’s cuticles.

Nail technicians provide nail extensions, manicures and pedicures. With Precision being their middle name as their role includes caring, decorating, shaping, cleaning up and grooming a clients’ nails. Some technicians opt to work in a nail salon or rent a station in a hair salon where they are a resident nail technician or they decide to be independent and become a mobile beauty therapist with their own clientele.

If you want to get started On our VTCT Level 2 Beauty Diploma course, we teach modules so you can perform perfect manicures and pedicures treatments effortlessly. The following topics will also be covered during the course; french manicure techniques, paraffin wax and warm oil treatments, application of gel nail polish and the structure and anatomy of nails.

Did you know world-famous tennis player Serena Williams went to beauty school to train to become a nail technician?

"No one likes getting their nails done more than I do," she wrote on her blog back in 2010. "As a matter of fact, I go every four days to get a manicure and every seven days for a pedicure. So, I had a brilliant idea to get certified to be a nail tech."

Eyebrow and Lash technician

Lash extension treatments are vastly popular with women who love the look of fuller, luscious, sexier lashes to take their makeup look to the next level.

A successful lash technician has the ability to apply semi permanent eyelashes for those who desire fuller lashes with their wide range of knowledge of various different eyelash treatments.

On the eyebrow and lash treatments module of our VTCT Level 2 Beauty Therapy course, students will learn patch test techniques, eyelash and brow treatments and eyelash perming techniques.

Massage therapist

There will never be a shortage of people will aches and pains in their joints and muscles who are in need of some TLC. We obviously want to see these people relieved of being in pain and this is where a massage therapist would step in to save the day.

They perform therapeutic massages unwinds knots that leave people in a lot of pain by massaging the soft tissues and joints to relieve tension.

Working as a massage therapist a lucrative career choice because paying for a quality massage is a treatment that people are more than happy to fork out for if it is going to give them optimal wellness.

Did you know that Nicole Kidman once worked as a massage therapist in Australia when she was younger to support her family?

Hair stylist

In a typical day of work as a hairstylist, you will be shampooing and treating hair, cutting, trimming and styling hair.

At the London School of Beauty and Makeup, we offer the perfect course for those who wish to start transforming people’s tresses. The MASA Session Hair Styling course is a five day intensive course that offers those who are makeup artists to uplevel and offer more to nail more clients and work.

Having hair styling under your belt will allow you to secure more work especially for clients who are looking for someone to create a complete look from start to finish for special occasions such as birthday parties, weddings and proms.

Beauty therapist

A beauty therapist is responsible for making sure clients feel refreshed and rejuvenated after their beauty treatments. It’s a profession with a wide range of scope of the tasks you do on a daily basis.

A beauty therapist’s daily tasks range from analysing a client’s skin to advise them on skincare, carrying out skincare and facial treatments and massages and performing manicures and pedicures.

It’s definitely a role that can have you working in a variety of unique settings, like working on a cruise ship as a spa beauty therapist.

Did you know that Kim Kardashian once attended at Joe Blasco Cosmetics Inc. at the tender age of 14 to train to become a beauty therapist?


An aesthetician looks after the condition and appearance of the skin. They carry out chemical skin peels, facials, waxing, exfoliating body wraps, dead cell exfoliation and pedicures.

Also known as a beautician across the pond in The States, they are licensed skin care specialists who carry out a number of skincare treatments to resolve a number of issues such as rosacea, wrinkles, acne and hyperpigmentation. In this line of work, you can work in spas, salons or medical facilities.

Our CIBTAC Aesthetic Treatments Diploma will provide you will the theory and practical understanding of aesthetics. It is recognised within the industry as a symbol of excellence in practice and competence. Upon gaining this diploma, you can go straight into the world of work or go onto further study on our advanced Level 4 course in Laser and Advanced Aesthetics. Please note that international students requiring a visa are not eligible to study this course.

Laser Hair Removal Technician

Booming in popularity, laser hair removal treatments are widely sought out after by those hoping to have super smooth, hairless skin as it’s a procedure that guarantees lasting results and offers a long term solution to hair removal.

Laser treatments is an incredibly lucrative field that requires a high level of skill and expertise. At the London School of Beauty and Makeup, we offer students the opportunity to take the VTCT Certificate in Laser and IPL Treatments.

This laser hair removal course will take you through the steps of successfully practicing laser treatments. Modules include skin toning, pigment removal, red vein removal, acne reduction and the theory elements include learning about the electromagnetic spectrum and the physiology of integumentary, endocrine, circulatory and lymphatic system in relation to light therapy treatments.