Career Opportunities At The Beauty Academy



Beauty Academy, founded in 2005, is Ireland’s leading Beauty School.

We deliver courses in Beauty Therapy, Make Up Artistry, Nail Technology, Massage & Teacher Training. 


The Beauty Industry - Facts:

The beauty industry is one of the largest industries in the world. It is a $250 billion-a-year global industry, which is made up of cosmetic services such as beauty and hair, cosmetic sales, slimming aids and cosmetic surgery. They say Beauty is only skin deep…..however it has been proven that attractive and well groomed people both male and female earn more money, gain more promotions, are deemed to be more intelligent and attract romantic partners quicker. Even very young babies will spend more time smiling at an attractive face…

Career Potential:

The travel retail sector (airport shopping) is expected to grow to a $120 billion a year industry by 2020.

Since this burst of transactions, six multinationals account for 80% of American make-up sales, while eight brands control 70% of the skin-care market. 2 of the biggest players in the cosmetic industry are Loreal and The Estee Lauder Group. Just to give you an idea of these companies portfolios and therefore the opportunities that exist within them take a look below:

Loreal Group own…….Lancome, Yves St Laurent, Ralph Lauren Fragrances, Kiehls, Skinceuticals, Decleor, The Body Shop, Vichy, La Roche Posay, Loreal Paris, Maybelline, Kerastase Hair, Redken, Giorgio Armani, Shu Uemura, Biotherm, Urban Decay, NYX Make Up, Garnier and much much more. 

Estee Lauder Group own…..Estee Lauder, Clinique, Bobbi Brown, Aramis, Aveda, Donna Karan, GlamGlow, Darphin, Jo Malone, La Mer, MAC, Smashbox and much more. 

And that is not even mentioning companies like Proctor & Gamble who own Olay, Unilver who own Dove, Johnson & Johnson who own Neutrogena, Beiersdorf who own Nivea, Iconic Fashion Houses such as Christian Dior & Chanel, Private Companies such as Clarins, Salon Brands such as Dermalogica, Cosmeceutical Brands such as Dr Murad Skincare, big cosmetic stores such as Sephora and Direct Sales brands such as Avon. The opportunities are endless…

Job Opportunities:

– Salon Owner
– Beauty Therapist working in a salon/spa
– Mobile Beauty Therapist
– Nail Technician/Nail Artist
– Manicurist / Pedicurist
– Make-Up Artist
– Beauty Blogger
– Cosmetic Consultant in Department Stores or in Pharmacy
– Cruise Ships
– Bridal Makeup Specialist
– Stage & Film Makeup Artist
– Teacher of Beauty, Massage, Nails, Makeup etc,

And of course there is always the potential to build and develop your beauty career into marketing, sales, training, pr, social media, management and more

Continuous Professional Development:

Always stay on top of your game by continuing your education.That way you will never become complacent and always have more to offer your employers and your clients.

Securing a Job:

Many employers and recruitment agencies request our help when they are recruiting staff. This is a service we offer free of charge. Who better to recommend a student than their Tutor who has observed the student’s skills and attitude for months. We are only delighted to place our graduates and employers are alert to the fact that we will offer them highly skilled and true professionals. We also have contact with the cruise liners who visit our college annually to discuss opportunities with our students. 

To make an appointment call us on 041 980 47 99 we will be happy to facilitate you weekdays, weekends & evenings.





 Beauty Academy, 10 Wellington Quay, Drogheda, Co. Louth,Ireland. Tel 041 980 4799