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Is a Permanent Cosmetics Career for Me?

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Since you were little, you enjoyed playing with makeup. When you were younger, you got play makeup and smeared it on yourself and your dolls. As you got older, at slumber parties, you enjoyed giving make overs to your friends. When you hit high school, you loved to experiment with all of the different looks you could do with makeup. As you near college age and are trying to figure out what you want to do in life, the only thing that seems to be of any interest to you is to do something with makeup.

So how do you decide if this career path is for you? While you love doing makeup, you don’t know if this is what you absolutely want to do for the rest of your life. In addition, makeup is such a broad career path. Do you want to work with tattoo makeup or be a makeup artist for the stars? You could also try your hand as a freelance makeup artist. There are so many directions you could go with a desire to work in the makeup industry that you aren’t sure which way you should go. In today’s blog, we’ll be helping you figure out if becoming a permanent cosmetics artist is the right career path for you.

What Is Tattoo Makeup?

The first question we want to answer is what is permanent or tattoo makeup. It’s an excellent question and even the people who love makeup are sometimes not aware of what permanent makeup is. Permanent makeup is a beauty method. It includes tattooing makeup onto your body so you don’t have to worry about applying makeup ever again. It’s a specific technique that people use who want to enhance features on their face such as their lips, eyelids, eyebrows, or their skin. Many people get permanent eyebrows because they have been lost due to old age or diseases. While some people use permanent makeup to make them look and feel better about self-conscious problem areas, other people use them to cover up scars and white spots from diseases such as vitiligo. In addition, if people have undergone chemotherapy, then tattoo makeup can help them feel good about themselves again.

What Are The Benefits Of This Career?

Now that you know what tattoo makeup is, it’s time to start looking into the benefits of a career in permanent makeup. The first benefit of going into this career is that the the training doesn’t have to be a lengthy experience when you come to Premier Pigments. With our easy-to-go-through training process, you’ll be able to learn a lot while also completing the program in a sufficient amount of time.

When you come to Premier Pigments to go through your training, you can expect a few things. First, you’ll learn an immense amount of information that will help to propel you forward into this career. We’ve been in this industry for decades, so we know a thing or two about tattoo makeup. With our experience, we’ll guide you through what you need to know about tattoo makeup. Our program consists of a five day Basic Permanent Makeup Course that includes three entire days of hands-on training for students. The three whole days of training are on live models and will help you feel more confident and comfortable in this field.

Another benefit to working in this industry is you get paid very well. Some people can make $55,000 a year while others can make up to $80,000. The reason people make such great money in this industry is because you are in a specialized field that many people want to take advantage of. From celebrities to older women, there are many people who want to take advantage of tattoo makeup to make them feel better about their appearance. Since there are so many advantages of getting tattoo makeup, it’s a high demand service. In addition, you’re self-employed and you don’t work on a salary. Essentially, your business is up to your discretion.

Lastly, you have the benefit of helping people feel better about themselves. Many of the people who come to a permanent makeup artist want to hide scars or other medical conditions that make them feel self-conscious. Everyone feels uncomfortable in their own skin at some point and now with permanent makeup you can give them the opportunity to feel better about themselves. While you’ll get people who want to make their morning regimen easier and save on money for makeup, you’ll also get people who want to feel better about themselves. You can work with people who want areola pigmentation after a breast reconstruction or who would like to hide scars after an accident. You’ll also have people with vitiligo and trichotillomania. In addition, older people will come to you, and those with Parkinson's who can’t keep a steady hand anymore.

Ask Yourself Some Questions

Now that you know the benefits, take the time to ask yourself these questions before you decide to sign up for the program at Premier Pigments.

  • Do I want to dedicate time to training?
  • Do I want to help people feel good about themselves?
  • Will this be a fulfilling career?
  • Am I a go-getter?
  • Do I want to join a rapidly growing field of specialists?

If this sounds like something you want to do, then take the time to sign up for our program. If you have any questions or concerns about tattoo makeup or you want to talk to an expert, don’t hesitate to reach out to us