As you think about the next step in your career, it’s important to consider what you are passionate about. If you constantly crave information about the latest styles and trends, or if you love to help people feel confident and beautiful, you may want to look into a career in the beauty industry.

At the Long Island Beauty School, we provide aspiring hairstylists with the hands-on experience they need to have a successful career in cosmetology.

Here’s what you need to know in order to pursue your dreams in a life of style:

The Demand for Qualified Cosmetologists is Rising

The economy is strong, and people are willing to invest their time, money and resources into professional hairstyling. They want to look their best, as they know that their hair and makeup has a large impact on their perception in the corporate world and in their personal sphere. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for qualified cosmetologists is on the rise. In the next decade, the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the number of jobs in this field to increase by about 13 percent, which is faster than average. Between 2016 and 2026, there will be about 87,000 more cosmetology jobs created.

LIBS Offers a Cutting-Edge Hairdressing & Cosmetology Program

For more than 65 years, our beauty school has been producing the most qualified hairdressers and cosmetologists in the region. Our program perfectly combines classroom training and hands-on experience in order to provide graduates with a well-rounded education in the cosmetology industry. All students must complete 1,000 hours of classroom instruction in order to graduate, but there’s plenty of opportunity to personalize the experience and develop specialties. Some of the course topics include manicuring, salon management, hair development, and professional development.

Career Services Will Help You Establish Yourself in this Thriving Industry

Once you have completed the program, you will still receive the support and resources you need in order to kickstart your career. The LIBS Career Services department helps graduates by providing them with job placement services and professional guidance. Many of the top employers in the area reach out to LIBS in order to fill their vacant positions, because they know our graduates are experienced, qualified and professional.

For more information on the LIBS Hairdressing & Cosmetology program and to review our admissions requirements, contact us today. We look forward to helping you begin a career in beauty!