Why study Cosmetology?
We live in an age where beauty is important for both women and men and that is why Cosmetology has become part of the routine.
Cosmetology is a profession that encompasses different tasks such as hair care, as well as skin and nail maintenance.
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What is cosmetology?
Cosmetology can be defined as the art of beautifying the human being. A cosmetologist is a specialist in aesthetics or beauty who educates clients in the treatment of the nails, skin and scalp. A cosmetologist can give attention to a client, consult the users and give them some suggestion regarding the haircuts that may suit them best, the options they have to take care of their skin, the colors that best suit them and how to apply them. cosmetics correctly.
The specialist in Cosmetology who has more extensive knowledge also has the possibility of providing massages or rehabilitative treatments, etc. Professionals who carry out this type of work are generally trained in specialized schools or institutes, taking courses in cosmetology.
Professionals engaged in Cosmetology may have few or many roles. They can become experts in a particular area or they can be involved in caring for users in general. A cosmetologist can change the style of the client, either in terms of hair or adding hairpieces and fabrics, cutting or changing the color of the hair.
Cosmetologists choose cosmetics that are appropriate for the consumer’s coloring, according to their skin tone and can apply them or teach the client how to do it. Cosmetologists may also shape, trim, pluck and color eyebrows or facial hair that clients do not want. Cosmetology professionals also make the selection, application or recommendation of skin treatments, such as exfoliation, moisturizers, masks or products that best suit the needs of the client.
Brief History of Cosmetology
The human being is linked to beauty since its existence. Much research indicates that cosmetology began to be considered as a profession in ancient Egypt. In this era, royal ladies had people who helped them improve their hair style and various skin creams were applied.
What is studied in Cosmetology?
During the Cosmetology course, techniques for skin care are learned, both natural and through technological devices that serve as tools for work, in order to obtain a more optimal result and achieve the desired objective. Some of the subjects taught in the course are: dermatology, appliances, cosmetology and cosmiatrics workshop (with facial and capillary lymphatic drainage), cosmetic chemistry, skin biotypes and their treatments, and also marketing applied to cosmetology, so that the Graduates can practice their profession taking into account the ways in which they can enter the workplace.
What is the scope of Cosmetology? How many years does it last? Is it a course or a career?
Cosmetology is a career that is not considered university, it can also be a specialization of a degree career or simply a course. It has a short course related to the institute that offers it, it can vary between approximately 1 and 2 years, or last from 6 to 10 months. It offers the possibility of doing internships, some entities include them as subjects of the course, in some careers these practices can be rented, which helps with the payment of the study, since it is very difficult to find this type of studies in public institutions , generally in most countries they are private studios. It is important to keep abreast of technological advances both in what is equipment for the skin, and in the creams that are innovating on the market.
Advantages of studying Cosmetology
One of the great advantages of this career is the possibility of doing the profession both in beauty institutes, hairdressers and independently.
Disadvantages of studying Cosmetology
The main disadvantage of this profession has been related to costs, since it is paid. On the other hand, if you want to practice cosmetology independently, you must have a stock of products and technological devices, which have a higher price than natural products.
What is Cosmetology for?
To collaborate in the beauty of the other, to help those people who have complexes with their skin, with their image. Studying Cosmetology, offers the possibility of working in the makeup area and being able to appreciate the different ways that one has to enrich the features and beauty of each person. There are people who take Cosmetology as an art, since sometimes imagination and perfection are put into play
What does a cosmetologist work on? What tasks does it do?
A cosmetologist works on the image of people, it depends on the country where she resides, it can only be about skin care, the way to beautify a person’s figure with regard to makeup or it can also include what the tasks are that are provided in a beauty salon, from massages to hairstyles.
Where to study Cosmetology?
Cosmetology is studied in institutes, schools or as a specialty in a University.
In Argentina: University of Morón offers the career of University Technician in Cosmetology, Cosmiatry and Aesthetics with a duration of 2 years, the Catholic University of Córdoba in the Faculty of Chemical Sciences offers the career of University Technician in Cosmetology and Cosmiatry (official title) with a duration 2 and a half years and 1620 Hours. The Viviana Bustos School of Cosmetology their studies are endorsed by the Argentine Association of Cosmetology and Aesthetics and the Argentine Federation of Cosmetologists and Estheticians (FACE), CEPEC, School of Cosmetology, School Medical Center, Lemar Institute, Martha Ferrer School of Cosmetology, Si Jolie, Latin American School for Higher Aesthetics Training, INSE Institute, Java Jeiman / School of Cosmetology, Cosmiatrics, Body Aesthetics and Makeup offers the Cosmetology course with a duration of 5 months and it is taken once a week, it also offers the Cosmetology & Cosmiatrics course with a duration of 5 months, and it is taken twice a week.
In Chile: The National School of Cosmetology and Integral Aesthetics ENACE, International School of Cosmetology and Integral Aesthetics, Levinia Manfredini Study Center, Patricia Bernal School of Aesthetics, SERSOFT LTDA, Marcia Berríos Academy of Integral Cosmetology, etc.
In Colombia: The School of Cosmetology and Aesthetics of the Caribbean, in Barranquilla, offers a very complete program on aesthetics and the care of the face and body, including make-up subjects. The National Institute of Cosmetology and Aesthetics ATENEA, Schools of Beauty and Cosmetology Luz Alex, School of Cosmetology and Aesthetics of the Caribbean ESCEC, Fitodermie Institute of Aesthetics and Cosmetology.
In Ecuador: In the City of Quito, the International Cosmetology School (Centro de Formación Artesanal Internacional Beauty School) offers Cosmetology courses. In Guayaquil the Centro Vida Estética (Academy of Cosmetology, Beauty and Makeup) offers Cosmetology and Beauty courses. In Guayaquil the Ecost cosmetology school offers the Cosmetology course, in Quito the Higher Technological Institute of Comprehensive Aesthetics (ITSEI) offers a Technician in integral aesthetics and Technology in Cosmiatrics and Trichology, the Difference School offers the Cosmetology Career in Guayaquil, in Quito and the Lendan Higher Technological Institute offers the Higher Technician Degree in Integral Aesthetics.
In The Savior: The Technical School of Cosmetology offers the training of Technician in Cosmetology.
In Spain: One of the options to study cosmetology is at a distance, this type of study is offered by the CECAC Study Center under the title of Aesthetics and Beauty. The University of Barcelona grants the title of Dermopharmacy and Cosmetology as a Master.
In Mexico: The Integral Cosmetology Institute dictates a course that covers spa techniques and cosmetic chemistry, in Mexico City and Guadalajara. Instituto de Cosmetología y Cosmiatría Integral, Centro de Estudios JAVE AC, Instituto de Belleza y Cosmetología Marliz, Instituto Madeleine Meyer, Instituto Finisterra, Instituto de Cosmetología Integral, Centro de Enseñanza Integral de Cosmetología y Estética KIREI, Centro de Estudios ABC, Chantelle Instituto, Institute of Integral Cosmetology (ICI), etc.
In Peru: Jacqueline Institute, JAZLU, Devale Higher School of Beauty
In Uruguay: Is the dermo-cosmetology course offered at Leonel Aita Musi ?? Integral School, in Montevideo. ALDEY Institute, University of the Republic.