If you’re wondering where your future is taking you next, now is a good time to consider getting more education and switching careers. A good career for you is often more than just earning potential. You already spend a lot of time at work, so love what you do! Wondering if a career change is right for you? Ask yourself:

  • Are you looking for a career that allows you to help others?
  • What schedule do you want to have?
  • Do you want to be your own boss?

Everyone loves a good hairstylist or barber, and it’s never been a better time to start looking into how to become one. The job outlook for cosmetologists, hairstylists, and barbers is expected to continue to grow 8% from 2018 to 2028, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

While there are some barbers who might be offering tips on how to cut your own hair at home, a good education can set a solid foundation to provide clean cuts and fades only a professional can do. As we’re all waiting for the chance to get a good haircut or facial, you can consider expanding your skill set and learning how you can enter the beauty industry. Here’s why:

You Can Have a Fulfilling Career

One of the biggest perks of being part of the beauty industry is helping others with their appearance and the feeling of making a difference. Cosmetologists and estheticians can help with haircuts, hair color, and makeup to provide a stunning style people want to show off.

Barbershops have seen a resurgence as more people want the classic barbershop experience.Traitionally, barber shops include not only a high quality cut, but also a relaxing hot lather and a steamed towel or rejuvenating facial.

man at the barber's getting a shave

As a beauty professional, each day can bring new opportunities and new people to work with. Plus, in the salon or barbershop, you can use your hands and the right beauty tools to make your guests happy.

You Can Set Your Own Schedule

Whether you work as the owner of your own salon or in a barbershop, you can often set your own schedule. You can set up your appointments based on availability by renting a booth or even opening a salon in your own home.

You Can Become an Artist

Whether you’re looking to specialize in gorgeous cuts and colors or close shaves, you are an artist, and your client’s hair is your canvas! Nothing is more satisfying than creating the perfect fade. Estheticians can master the perfect makeup look while barbers master close haircuts. Showcase your creativity in beauty!

woman getting her makeup done

Why Consider American Barber and Beauty Academy?

If you’re ready to take the leap and pursue a career in beauty in Pennsylvania, a good step is to get a strong foundation. Here are a few reasons you should consider an education at American Barber and Beauty Academy.

Use Our Brand New Facilities

We’re just waiting for our new campus to be completed, which means it’s never been a better time to explore a future in beauty at American Barber and Beauty Academy. This new campus will allow us to teach more than just barbering. You can explore a future as a licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, or barber!

Salon renderings of the new location

Our new facilities are designed to replicate the experience of working in an actual salon. You can also work with actual clients under the supervision of licensed professionals.

We Strive To Set Our Students Up for Success

Our student’s success determines our own achievements, which is why we focus on providing exceptional service and an outstanding learning experience. Each student is unique and learns in different ways, which is why we focus on providing an education that matches a variety of learning styles.

While we are temporarily moving current students online, we will be enrolling students when our doors open again. We firmly believe that the best learning is done in a hands-on environment.

Want To Take the First Step?

If you’re ready to start an education in beauty, contact us to get the conversation started! We can walk you through the application process, financial aid*, and more to set your future up for success. We’re ready for you!

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.