Beauty and wellbeing
Everyone wants to feel and look their best. That’s why Beauty and Health is a booming industry that encompasses a huge range of careers. From providing treatments to customers on the high street or working with stars on a film set, there’s something out there for all, whether that’s in wellness, nutrition, cosmetics, or fitness. This sector is all about helping others feel great about themselves and has grown rapidly in recent years, with plenty of opportunities at varying levels. If you’re attracted to a career in Beauty and Wellbeing, take a look below to explore the wide selection of careers available.
Acupuncturists insert needles into pressure points on clients' bodies to help relieve everyday stresses, and improve their wellbeing.
Aromatherapists use essential oils to help improve their clients' emotional wellbeing and relieve everyday stresses.
Art therapists help people express difficult thoughts and feelings through creative activities.
Barbers cut, trim and style customers’ hair, beards and moustaches.
Beauty consultants sell beauty products and help customers choose which ones to buy.
Beauty therapists provide face and body treatments to help clients look and feel better.
Chiropractors manipulate joints, bones and soft tissue to help clients control pain or prevent injuries from re-occurring.
Counsellors help people discuss their problems and feelings in a confidential setting.
Dance movement psychotherapists use dance and movement to help people deal with emotional, psychological and physical issues.
Dramatherapists use group work, role play and movement to help people with their feelings and emotions.
Hairdressers cut, style and colour clients' hair to create the look they want.
Health play specialists understand child development and use therapeutic play activities to help children cope when in hospital.
Homeopaths believe that you can use homeopathic remedies to stimulate the body to heal itself.
Massage therapists manipulate clients' muscles and soft tissues, treat sports injuries, and give relief to people with health issues.
Medical herbalists use plants and herbal remedies to help improve their clients' health and wellbeing.
Music therapists use music and sound to help improve people's emotional well-being, relieve stress and build confidence.
Nail technicians repair, paint and decorate clients' nails.
Naturopaths believe in improving their clients' health through natural therapies and education about lifestyle, diet and exercise.
Nutritional therapists help people by giving advice on diet and nutrition.
Osteopaths move, stretch and massage their clients' muscles and joints with the aim of improving their health and wellbeing.
Pilates teachers help clients change and improve their body strength and posture through breathing, stretching and conditioning exercises.
Psychological wellbeing practitioners give treatment and support to people with mental health problems.
Reflexologists apply pressure to certain parts of the hands and feet (reflexes) which they believe can help with relaxation and wellbeing.
Reiki practitioners use their hands to help people relax and improve their wellbeing.
Yoga teachers teach yoga as a form of exercise to increase fitness and wellbeing.
Yoga therapists use yoga to help people with physical issues, emotional issues or specific health problems.