The Victorian Era was a subdued time following the decadence of the 19th Century. It was not seemly for a lady to have her hair loose and flowing about her face. Styles were sleek and smooth. Hair was often smoothed down with oils and curled into ringlets. Hairnets were worn during the day, to keep curls in place. Towards the end of the period, hair was worn plaited and wound into coils around the head and firmly fixed with a pin in to the nape of the neck.
To get the most out of them, however, you need to toss out what generations prior did with them. In today’s market you’ll need to do more than just handing them to people. These days it requires a little attraction marketing; and by referring to these tips you’re sure to get your cards to work for you (and not the reciprocal).
Much of beauty college is the study of “how to” and practical application offering real, usable information. Yes, there is book work and study but the main focus is to get the you ready and competent to work in the field or Cosmetology as an aesthetician. Most states require that you pass a written exam and have a certain number of hours experience. This is where a good beauty school ready shines. Part of the curriculum is actually hands on doing the hours on real people. Many people go to beauty schools to get their hair, nails, and even waxing done at a cut rate price. For the lower price, the customer has a student doing the work, which gives them experience, all under the watchful eye of knowledgeable staff.
The ‘Roaring Twenties’ abandoned the constraints of Victorian life and women caused a stir by going to the Barber Shops and wanting their hair cut into a bob. The free spirited young women of the twenties shortened their hair and their skirts and enjoyed themselves. With the advent of the ‘bob’ another, now familiar, hair pin evolved – the bobbie pin was born!
Nails are another service many beauty shops offer. You will need to know how to do a manicure and pedicure. There are different types of manicures including a French manicure. Working in a hair salon, you will also need to know how to polish nails or apply full nails. Filling nails is another service many shops provide. Some shops offer paraffin treatments and Gatsby pedicures.
Choose a school that meets state requirements and other personal requirements you have. This can require that you do a lot of research on barber schools to find the best fit to make you the best barber possible.
A final option is to learn to cut your own hair or teach your spouse or other family member to cut it for you. You can return the favor and everyone saves!