Permanent makeup is one of the most profitable and fast growing sectors in the beauty industry right now. If you’re considering this as a career path, then you will be bound to make a lot of cash, IF YOU DO IT RIGHT. More and more people are wanting to get their brows, lips and even eyeliners done permanently so looking for clients should be the least of your problems.
Becoming a permanent makeup artist requires your full commitment. The decision to venture into this shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are a lot of responsibilities, planning and preparation involved in order to succeed. It’s a lot riskier than being a regular makeup artist and it requires you to be meticulous because you just can’t afford mistakes.
Requirements for Permanent Makeup Artist Certification
Beginner and advanced classes are being offered everywhere. I’m sure there is a licensed teacher in your area for permanent makeup if you Google this real quick. Modules may be different from one school to another but you are going to be required to bring a model to practice on. Yes, that’s right, someone who is willing to be a guinea pig to your newly acquired skill. Sound scary but everything should turn out alright because your trainer will fully assist you during this hands-on activity.
You will also be taught regarding proper safe and healthy practices to protect yourself and future clients. This includes how to arrange your workspace so that it isn’t accident prone, how to sanitize your tools, how you can avoid contamination and the like.
Don’t have materials for the class? Courses are usually being sold in bundles with materials included or what is more commonly called as a business starter kit where you will find the tools and materials you need to be able to finish the training and have enough left to render your services to a few clients.
Diploma and Certification
After achieving a specific curriculum or program, a diploma or certificate will be given through an accredited school. You’re going to go through a series of hands-on and written assessments before you get certified. Requirements vary depending on where you will get your training.
An Issued License
The last and final step is to get a license so you can finally accept clients and be recognized as a professional. There are certain criteria which you are supposed to meet like a detailed description of your tools and equipment. Regulations may vary depending on your location.
Your license is a must. You must present this or have this displayed in your aesthetic clinic at all times to ensure that people see that you’re legally licensed to perform permanent makeup procedures.
Use the Best Equipment and Market Your Services Properly
Your tools reflect who you are as a permanent makeup artist so make sure to buy the best ones. Besides, your services are going to be better if you use high quality tools as compared to when you us cheap ones.
Once you have that covered and you can already be proud of your portfolio, you can start marketing your services so you can gain clients and finally make money.