You’ve decided that you want to become a permanent makeup artist, but there are so many skills to learn and skillsets to master. It can be daunting, but don’t worry—it’s totally doable! The key is understanding the basics of what it takes to start your own career in permanent makeup. Let’s dive into the details.
Learn the Basics of Permanent Makeup Artistry
The first step is to familiarize yourself with the types of permanent makeup educators. Start by researching all the options in your aea. There are a variety of ways to go about it. You will learn everything you need to know to start working on clients after you take a PMU course. Once you understand the fundamentals, you’ll be ready to take clients of your own.
Gain Practical Experience
The next step is gaining practical experience with permanent makeup techniques. This can be done through an apprenticeship or through independent practice on mannequins or volunteer models. Doing this helps build confidence in your abilities so that when it comes time to work on live clients, you will be able to produce stunning results without hesitation or fear. This experience will also help you stay ahead of current trends and techniques so that you can continue offering your clients high-quality services over time.
Understand Business Basics
In addition to mastering the art of permanent makeup, it’s important that you become familiar with business basics like marketing, budgeting, taxes, licensing requirements, customer service best practices, etc. Understanding these topics will give you a better understanding of how your business works and help ensure its success in the long run. These topics may seem intimidating at first but once you get started they won't be as difficult as they seem!
Starting your own career in permanent makeup can seem overwhelming at first due to all the skillsets one must master—but don't worry; it's totally doable! The key is understanding what it takes: learning from someone you have reserched and trust; learnig about permanent makeup fundamentals; gaining practical experience; and comprehending business basics from marketing to taxes. Once you have those components covered, everything else should fall into place naturally! With hard work and dedication anyone can succeed in launching their own career in this exciting field!
At Salon Aries, Kari will teach you everything you'll need to go out on your own to conqure the permanent makeup world.