7 Careers You Can Have As An Expert Esthetician

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If you’ve considered a future in esthetics, you’re probably wondering what type of career you can have. Expert estheticians can have a diverse profession with many options to choose from.

Our Expert Esthetics program provides our students with a well-rounded education. It goes beyond the traditional skills like facials, waxing, and makeup. This program was built to prepare our students to be experts in their field. Our program includes services that many estheticians have to take additional training for, such as:

  • Brow Tinting
  • Brow Henna
  • Brow Lamination
  • Lash Tinting
  • Lash Lifts
  • Lash Extensions
  • Beauty Makeup
  • Airbrush Makeup
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Media Makeup
  • Special FX Makeup
  • Prosthetic Teeth
  • Mold Making
  • Life Casting
  • Prosthetic Creation

With these skill sets, paired with our business and content creator training, here are 7 career that our students are able to dive into:


Estheticians are highly sought after in the beauty industry because of their ability to provide a wide range of services to clients. As experts in skin care, estheticians are trained to perform a variety of treatments, and have the ability to customize treatments to meet the unique needs of each client. This personalized approach is highly valued by clients, who appreciate the personalized attention and wide range of services offered. Estheticians can be found in a salon or *medspa.

*to provide medical grade facials or services, supervision of a licensed healthcare professional is required.

Makeup Artist

If you love expressing your creativity, makeup artistry might be the perfect career for you. Makeup artists use their skills to enhance the natural beauty of their clients and create a specific look or effect for various occasions! There are many avenues you could choose when it comes to makeup:

Bridal Makeup Artist

Becoming a Bridal Makeup Artist is a rewarding career choice for those who have a passion for beauty and a desire to help others feel their best on their special day.

Retail Makeup Artist

If you’re interested in combining your love of sales and customer service with makeup or skincare, this could be the career for you. As a Retail Makeup Artist, you can have the opportunity to learn about all the latest products, and recommend them to consumers to help them with their desired results.

Commercial Makeup Artist

If you’re interested in the advertising and entertainment industry, consider becoming a Commercial Makeup Artist. The media portion of our program enables our students to pursue opportunities as they can successfully apply makeup for actors and make it look like nothing’s there! On top of the makeup skills learned, our students are trained in what it’s like to work with a creative team, how to set up deal memos, and how to bid on jobs.

Film / Special FX Makeup Artist

As a Film / Special FX Makeup Artist you can have the opportunity to express your creativity by creating realistic and imaginative makeup effects for film, television, theater, and other productions. The film industry likes to hire individuals who are skilled in multiple areas, and prefer an artist that is able to properly care for the skin rather than an artist only capable of makeup.

Fabrication / Prop Technician

Sculpting and mold making skills learned during our Special FX training enables our students to design and build unique and realistic props for film. Seeing your work come to life on screens or on stage can be a very satisfying career! It’s a hands-on job that allows you to create something tangible.

Beauty Content Creator

Show off your beauty knowledge by creating engaging and visually appealing content on social media. Becoming a Beauty Content Creator can give you the opportunity to showcase your personal style, and share tips and tricks with your audience.

As a part of training, we provide content creator classes to our students. They’re able to learn how to capture and edit their own photos and videos, as well as social media marketing. Paired with the knowledge of skin and makeup, creating content for social media can be a full time job.

Lash Extension Specialist

With a career where the demand is growing and the client retention is high, it’s no wonder why our students love it so much. Some students have even gone on to open their own lash extension space.

Brow Specialist

Brow bars are on the rise and our students learn every brow technique that is within the scope of practice (in the state of Michigan) for an esthetician. Many brow specialists also offer lash tinting and lifting services to their clients.


All of the business classes our students take, provides them with entrepreneurial skills needed to start their own business. Students are able to provide it all to their clients, while being their own boss. You can set your own schedule, pick what services to provide, and have more control over your income.

Ready To Become An Expert Esthetician?

If any of these careers sound interesting to you, Multimedia Makeup Academy could be the place for you. Get in contact with us for more information about our programs and what we can offer you! We can’t wait to hear from you!

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