Hope you’re having a productive work week.
I recently got an email from a reader asking me to share a post about working in the Nigerian Beauty Industry.
As a Blogger and Skin therapist in this industry, I understand that there is a lot of growth in the future, if you are a beauty, hair, skincare lover it is really important to start thinking about how you can be a part of this amazing viable industry.
But I wouldn’t advise to immediately quit your day job, it is important to understand what your skills, passion and interest are and if this industry is REALLY for you.
To help you understand how to succeed in this industry, it is best to understand WHERE your natural talents lie. To help you with this, we’ve created an easy 5 QUESTION quiz for you.
BEAUTY CAREER QUIZ
1. You’re with your girls getting ready to head out for the night. Which role do you fall into?
A. You are the go to person for Hair fixing
B. You start “contouring” after showering, and everyone lines up for you to give them that Kim K. look
C. You decide to give yourself a mini-facial before getting ready
D. You already have picture of what you are going for, so getting ready is a breeze.
2. When shopping for makeup, you usually go for:
A. Just refill on makeup items that have finished. You know what you like, you don’t experiment.
B. You try everything to make sure it matches your skintone, you must try before you buy.
C. Flip products over to read the ingredients, are they comeodogenic?
D. the latest, trendiest makeup items
3. You have a big RED carpet event, what do you do first?
A. Book your Hair appointment First, it determines what you’ll wear that night.
B. Rush to instagram and stalk your favourite celebrities for that makeup look.
C. Book a spa date, your skin must glow that day.
D. Google “How to get Red Carpet Ready”
4. Your Bedroom right now is?
A. There are pieces of hair, rollersets, hair cream, etc.
B. Just messy
C. You have more beauty products than you can count
D. Your wall has lots of pictures of family and friends, quotes and inspirations.
5. Your personal style is?
A. Trendy, if it’s trending right now, you’re wearing it.
B. It’s all about individuality for you, you have to stand out.
C. Anything that shows your skin, after-all you are proud of it.
D. Sexy and Sophisticated, it’s all about dressing for your Body type.
Now tally up your results.
* If your answers are mostly A’s
Congratulations! You should be a Hair stylist are work in the Hair industry. You firmly believe the HAIR comes first, it is the woman’s crowning glory, it sets the pace for all other things including makeup and clothing.
* If your answers are mostly B’s
Congratulations! You are a Makeup artist in the making! You’re a creative young woman who loves to experiment with new things, including makeup! You have a unique sense of style that seems to just come naturally. You see makeup not as just a cover-up, but a way of expressing yourself and helping others to do the same! You are very lucky because the Nigerian Makeup Industry is growing in leaps, learn some skills by enrolling with House of Tara, BMPRO, Maybelline, or MUD cosmetics.
* If your answers are mostly C’s
Congratulations! You should be a Skin therapist, You are all about DIY’s experimenting with beauty products, body scrubs and the likes. You are all about glowing skin and helping others achieve it! What are waiting for? enroll in beauty school now!
*If your answers are mostly D’s
Congratulations! You should be a Beauty Editor or Blogger, you love discovering and learning about the Beauty Industry. You are always checking out beauty blogs (like http://www.myHairmyBeautyNigeria.com :)). You like giving your opinons on new products and services. What are you waiting for? Start WRITING!