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Hair and Beauty

What is it?

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The hair and beauty sector is all about providing a service to people by helping them to look and feel good.

To make it easier to find the information you need for your career planning we have split this wide sector into the main job areas of:

  • Beauty Therapy
  • Hairdressing - including barbering and African-Caribbean hairdressing & barbering
  • Nail Services
  • Spa Therapy

For each job sector area you’ll be able to find out more about: 

Plus, we've put together some links to specialist sites you can explore if you'd like to find out more.

Want to know more?

To give you a snapshot of this large job sector  we have outlined some of the jobs on offer including information about the main entry routes, the job market and future trends - we have not included all the jobs on offer in each sector.

You can also use the National Careers Service website to find out about 100s of jobs and careers, including the ones listed above and many, many more.

The following documents are attached to this page, please click on an icon or the title to download (this will open a new window)
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Hair and Beauty
Job Sector Factsheet, updated December 2011