Beautician/Hair Stylist

Let’s admit it; nowadays people have become more conscious about their appearance. Beauty and wellness are becoming a necessity. Owing to people’s desire to look good and young, the beauty and wellness industry is growing from leaps to bounds. Irrespective of gender, both male and female young aspirants are pursuing this career and are earning as good as any professional. Beautician takes care of the face, hair, skin, and body. Threading, facials, massages, skin treatments, manicures, and pedicures are all included in Beauty therapy. They also advise on skin care, make-up, hairstyle.



Course Eligibility Duration
Beautician / Hair Stylist (Diploma/ Certificate course) Class 10 or Class 10 +2 (any stream) 1-2 years

Entrance Exam    

There is no entrance exam for this course.


Depending on the type of institute, fees can range from INR thirty thousand to INR ninety thousand for one year courses excluding lodging and boarding expenses.

Skills Required   

  • Friendly disposition

  • Patience

  • Physical fitness

  • Business acumen

  • Well-groomed

Career Options   

Following are the various job profiles offered to Beautician / Hair Stylist:

  • Make-up Artist: Makeup Artists are beauty practitioners who offer general makeup services or work in prosthetic design. Their primary duties include enhancing facial aesthetics through makeup, creating custom looks for clients, and working with actors on movie sets.

  • Nail Artist or Technician: Nail care specialists, nail technicians, or more informally referred to as manicurists and pedicurists, are experts in the business of nails. They are experts in toenails, fingernails, artificial nails, decorative nails.

  • Spa Therapist: The spa therapist provides professional massage and body treatments. They have a thorough knowledge of numerous massage modalities, possess a general understanding of body treatments.

  • Hair Stylist: Typical duties include shampooing, cutting, and styling hair, though they may also provide hair treatments, including deep conditioning, permanents, hair coloring, and weaving.

  • Own a Saloon: A skilled and trained beautician is capable of starting his/her saloon and can earn a huge amount of profit.

  • Beauty Consultant: Beauty consultants sell beauty products by helping customers choose the right products to buy. They advise customers on how to make the most of their appearance and sometimes give makeovers to demonstrate products.

  • Cosmetic product companies’ executives or distributors: Working in the cosmetics department of a large clothing or general retail store, these managers oversee and set the schedules of sales assistants in their department. They keep track of sales and profitability, set sales goals, and monitor employee performance. They also interact with customers at the cosmetics counter.

  • Esthetician: Estheticians provide skin treatments, hair removal, and other processes that help men and women maintain their appearance and boost self-esteem.

  • Manicurist: Manicurists and pedicurists work exclusively on the hands and feet, providing treatments to groom fingernails and toenails.

Courses (Diploma/Certificate)   

  • Advanced Certificate in Beauty Culture

  • Advanced Certificate in Hair Designing

  • Advanced Diploma in Cosmetology

  • Certificate Course in Beauty Culture

  • Certificate Course in Hair Dressing

  • Certificate Course in Spa Therapies

  • Diploma in Beauty Culture

  • Diploma in Cosmetology

  • Diploma in Hair Dressing

  • Diploma in Cosmetology

  • Advanced Diploma in Cosmetology

Some colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


  • VLCC

  • Jawed Habib

  • Shahnaz Husain

  • Lakme Cosmetic

  • Lotus Herbal

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges/universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.