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How Do I Become a Beauty Consultant?

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  • Written By: Alex Tree
  • Edited By: Melissa Wiley
  • Last Modified Date: 19 March 2019
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Unlike many other professions, higher education is not necessary to become a beauty consultant. The first step is to find a beauty product company that sells products you feel comfortable promoting. Contact a representative who can train and advise you and have money on hand to pay for the training. In addition, put effort into looking the part of a beauty expert; people put confidence in beauty experts who look like they use the products they promote.

There are a lot of makeup companies that allow people to sell products to earn a percentage of the total price. In some countries, these companies are well known and easy to get in contact with to become a beauty consultant. Take some time to research the difference between the companies that interest you. Some might offer a greater percentage of money for selling their products, and others might have a better reputation overall. Talk to friends and family about their thoughts on certain companies to narrow down the best brand of beauty products.

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Next, contact a local representative in the company you have chosen. These representatives usually insist on meeting in person to sign contracts and go over the specifics. To become a beauty consultant, be prepared to spend money; the amount necessary is usually small, but depends on the company you have chosen to go with. It is normal for representatives to ask for some money to supply you with training, beauty product samples, and support throughout your career as a beauty consultant.

To become a beauty consultant, it is important to look the part. You do not need to spend an enormous amount of time on hair and makeup, but you also do not want to look disheveled. Your clients will usually be looking to improve their appearance, and they may not trust someone who does not use makeup or other beauty products. In addition, you need to become familiar with the products you sell, so using the products is a good idea anyway.

Lastly, spread the word about your business after you have samples and the ability to order beauty products. You may wish to open a separate bank account specifically for your new business and set aside money for taxes. Be prepared to give beauty advice and deal with clients who have very specific questions, allergies, and requests. When in doubt, contact another representative or call a support number to speak with someone else from the beauty company.

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