Esthetics VS. Cosmetology: Which Career is Right For You

Esthetician Working on Client
Cosmetologist doing hair

Do you have a passion for makeup? Maybe even a passion for makeup in film? You have maybe even asked yourself how you can possibly make this a financially rewarding career. Well at Multimedia Makeup Academy you will not only be learning our comprehensive makeup courses, but you will also pair it with a licensure of either Esthetics or Cosmetology. But how do you choose when both are AMAZING??? This article is here to help assist you in making your decision. Find out why Esthetics VS. Cosmetology may weigh differently in your personal interpretation.

Multimedia Makeup Academy is more than a makeup school. It is a makeup school, a cosmetology school, an esthetics school & a special fx makeup school. Multimedia Makeup Academy will equip you with the skill set that will set you apart from other artists, by making sure you are educated in all thing’s beauty. 

Let’s get started and see what program is best for YOU! 

What is Esthetics?

Aesthetics applying a mask to the face of a beautiful woman in modern wellness center. Beauty and Aesthetic concepts.

Esthetics or Aesthetics, according to the Webster dictionary, is “relating to art or beauty.” An Esthetician holds a wide variety of titles; they are scientists, artists, skin care specialists & beauty experts when it comes to your skin! Here is a list of things an Esthetician can perform; Facials, extractions, acne treatments, chemical peels, body wraps, masks, and scrubs, waxing and hair removal. Most importantly, and commonly you will find licensed Estheticians working on eyebrow design, sculpting, brow lamination, lash extensions, lash tinting and comprehensive makeup application.

You may think that the only place you can work as an Esthetician is a salon or spa. However, more specifically you w ill see them working at brow bars. It all depends on what you feel comfortable with.

What is Cosmetology?

Cosmetology: Cosmetologist Styling Hair.

Cosmetology according to Webster’s definition is “the cosmetic treatment of the skin, hair, and nails.” This is a very simplistic definition as the list of what a cosmetologist does is large. If you are interested in learning more about hair styling, treatment, color, cutting, or makeup application, then this may be the choice for you. You learn a multitude of things when taking on the licensure of a cosmetologist. You could find yourself working mostly in environments such as a salon, spa, cosmetic booth, styling on film sets or on location!!! There is a wide variety of what you can do, you just must explore your specialties. 

How are They Different? 

Where Cosmetology focuses more on hair, Esthetics (Aesthetics) focuses more on the skin. However, at Multimedia Makeup Academy we additionally add on a HUGE portion of Makeup as your specialty regardless of if you are choosing Esthetics or Cosmetology. We offer 4 makeup programs you can select one to attach to Esthetics of Cosmetology. This adds enormous value and differentiation to your profession. At the end of the day it is your choice, if you are unsure and have more questions regarding our programs schedule a call with our admissions advisor by clicking here. Choosing between Esthetics VS. Cosmetology is an important decision and we want to make sure you make the right one for you.

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Share This

Copy Link to Clipboard

Copy