As a certified nail tech you are qualified to work in the nail industry on both men & women and you get to do their pedicures & manicures. Nail techs in the UK can make between £15,000 and £30,000 a year, but this all depends whether you are self-employed, you run your own salon, or you work for someone else. Either way, this profession is fun, and definitely filled with many different career paths!
Nail Artist on Sets and Photo Shoots
This career is actually way more popular than you’d think. Every magazine cover needs a nail artist on the photo set. They are also needed on the movie set. This job can be fun but also stressful since often you need to carry your own equipment onto the location. However, it will payoff in the end since you’ll probably meet so many different celebrities, and some of your favourite stars.
If you end up receiving your own recognition and a diploma you can also think about teaching nail courses. You can explain everything in slide shows, share your passion through videos, and you can also shot how-to tutorials on your phone.
You will easily work with many different kinds of people, cultural backgrounds, and you will definitely develop your communication skills.
What else can you do as a nail tech? Interesting facts
Did you know that over 95% of nail salons offer polish changes as well as pedicures? This is actually the most common treatment, as well as the most-popular request by customers. You can and will probably do a lot of these throughout your career.
Besides, you can expect to work with around 20 clients per one week (on an average).
Also, for those who would love to travel and work abroad – did you know that California has the biggest number of employees? They have over 100,000 in 7,900 locations.
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