Rightly or wrongly, we tend to form an impression
about a person based on what we see. The way you walk, the clothes you wear,
the manner in which you carry yourself speaks volumes about how you want the
world to see you. Little wonder that a lot of importance is paid to personal
appearance and beauty.
Beauty makeover services provided
by a consultant include wardrobe analysis, style tips, body analysis, fashion
advice, beauty tips, personal shopper, hair makeover and skin tone analysis.
Beauty makeover consultants provide a
total beauty and style makeover. Beauty makeover consultants work with both men
and women. They provide advice about makeup, hair, clothing and cosmetic
procedures. Few beauty makeover
consultants focus on executive makeovers. Others are involved in personal
Role of a beauty makeover consultant
A beauty makeover consultant helps the client choose the right beauty products, clothes and accessories to suit
her lifestyle. Working as a beauty makeover consultant can be tricky and demanding. Beauty makeover consultants may work in
teams; each person in the team focusing on a special area and trained to handle
that special field deftly.
A beauty makeover consultant helps you find the
right color palette - to flatter your skin tone. No longer will you make
clothing purchase mistakes but instead go on to build a stylish and versatile
wardrobe. Besides an image makeover
consultant can aid in selecting appropriate dressing for different social
situations. Choosing the right accessory
can go a long way in enhancing your overall personality, from your handbag and
shoes to jewelry and scarves. A beauty image consultant can help you wear your
hair well, from how to use a blow dryer to working out a hair maintenance
Skills for image makeover consultant
- An eye for fashion
- A good sense of personal style
- Good sense of color and its combinations
- The consultant should carry herself well so as to
inspire confidence in clients.
- Beauty makeover consultants should be able to work
with a variety of clients belonging to diverse cultural backgrounds.
- Ability to conduct makeovers for individual
- Willingness to discuss new ideas, accessories, styles and colors
Image consultant career
Individuals with an artistic edge
and an inclination to work in the beauty makeover field will aptly fit the role
of a beauty makeover consultant. The job of a beauty makeover consultant would
- Identifying the personal style of the client
- Assess the client's appearance
- Understand the client's needs and advice suitable style
- Advice on grooming
- Choosing and deciding on the right makeup for a client
- Understanding skin type of client
- Helping customers choose suitable beauty products
on shopping for cosmetic and personal effects
to apply makeup the right way
- Recognize the best products suitable for customers belonging
to different age groups. Update clients about new products.
the wardrobe of the client and advice on right type of clothing styles
- Guide the
client in arranging wardrobe closet
- How to
put together outfits and wear them with grace
of clothing colors to suit the skin tone and body shape
- Advise clients on hair style and color to suit face shape and skin tone
- Analyze hair texture and recommend right products
Beauty makeover consultant training
Training and skill sets for
beauty makeover consultant are varied. Employees of private companies undergo training
programs organized by their concern. This training will focus on selling the
company's product lines. In general, beauty makeover consultants may be
graduates of cosmetology schools or fashion programs. Other types of training
include seminars and workshops that focus on improving the skills required to work
in the fashion world. A beauty makeover consultant should keep updating
himself/herself on the latest beauty trends and technologies.
Beauty makeover consultant remuneration
Returns from the career of a
beauty makeover consultant are pretty reasonable. Depending on the services
utilized and the number of hours spent, beauty makeover consultants charge
around US$ 50 per hour as consultation fee. An additional fee is charged on the
total number of sessions and services utilized by the client.
- People who wish to become consultants need not invest
a large amount of money to start with.
- Consultants can learn with every opportunity, they
can update themselves about the various styles and products as they work
with each client.
- They can work with many clients as part time
consultants; thereby improving their earning potential.