The hair and beauty industry is about helping people look good, feel good, and achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle.
It is an industry constantly evolving through changes in fashion trends and the development of improved products, innovative techniques and new technologies. Millions of dollars are spent each year on scientific developments in this field, and the industry has begun to work closely with other health and medical practitioners in the care of skin and the development of total health care concepts such as nutrition and lifestyle.
A range of career opportunities is available from work in hair and beauty salons to work with magazines, photographic studios, and theatre and television companies. Opportunities are also available to run your own business.