Beauty care that helps people look their best, is a field for those who have an eye for beauty and enjoy interaction with others. With the work environment getting increasingly competitive and professional, and the growing awareness of health and beauty among men and women, the need to appear well-groomed and attractive and smart in the presence of the whole world has assumed greater importance in today’s world.
This has resulted in the growth of beauty products and beauty treatments, turning beauty care into a fast growing and lucrative career. Broadly Cosmetology includes every thing from beauty therapy to health care. Work in this field involves the knowledge and use of a range of treatments and equipments to enhance the appearance of the face, body and hair.
Health care is a part of medical science. Health care is one of the rapidly growing career sectors in India as well as all over the world. Professionals who are working under this field play a vital role in the medical science. It includes prescribing or providing various medicines, drugs and healthcare equipment to patients.This also includes hospital services and maintaining a bank of blood, organs or any other tissue. They assist medical staff and doctors as per their needs, while treating and serving patients. Health care program mainly includes anesthesia technology, nursing, surgical technology, radiography and many more.
Top colleges in this field are-
1. University of Delhi, New Delhi
2. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
3. B V V Sanghas Basaveshwara College of Physical Education, Bagalkot, Karnataka
4. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh
5. Dravidian University, Kuppam, Andhra Pradesh
6. Indira Gandhi National Open Universuty, New Delhi
7. Jamia Hamdard Deemed University, New Delhi
8. M.J.P Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
9. Asian Institute of Health sciences, Thane, Maharashtra
10. Bangalore Institute of Management (BIM), Bangalore, Karnataka
Salary of a health care professional depends upon what area he/she is choosing, educational qualification and experience. On other hand one can expect a salary of Rs.10,000 to Rs.15,00 per month at the initial stage and as experience increases the salary also increases.The remuneration depends up on the size and reputation of the business one works for. .
A student can begin a career as pathologists, nurses or ward boys in hospitals, clinics and medical representatives. Private hospitals and medical practitioners play a significant role in delivering healthcare services in India. Therefore, a career in healthcare is considered as one of the best options for those who are interested in it.
To be a Medical Cosmetologist or Cosmetic Dermatologist one needs to have a Post graduate degree in Dermatology ( MD or diploma / DNB ) after MBBS, but a Non-Medical Cosmetologist doesn’t need any professional qualifications as such experience. Those who have a keen interest and inclination in beauty care can enter the field after completing schooling at a minimum age of sixteen years.
A beautician requires practical skills, which can be gained not only by professional training, but only with a great deal of hands-on practice. This can be acquired by enrolling for a course at a reputed beauty school.
A pathologist must have a degree of Diploma in Medical Laboratory Tech while medical representatives require any one of the pharmaceutical qualifications such as D. Pharmacy, B. Pharmacy or M. Pharmacy.