Beautician & Cosmetology Courses

Have you passed 10th standard? Do you want to become a beautician or cosmetologist? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best beautician and cosmetology courses after 10th.


Beautician and Cosmetology courses


Here, we will be talking about general beautician and cosmetologist programs. Please note that clinical cosmetologist programs are also available in India. Clinical programs can be pursued after completing relevant Degree programs such as MBBS, BAMS, BHMS etc.


First of all, let me give you a basic idea about how vast this field is. While talking about beauty care and cosmetology sector, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Facials and skin care? Well, there’s more to cosmetology than that!


Cosmetology is a very vast field. It consists of aspects such as –

  • Beauty therapy
  • Hair styling
  • Skin care
  • Manicure and Pedicure
  • Hair removal


You may choose a field and specialize in it!


If you want to pursue general beautician and cosmetology courses, there exists may workshops, diploma and certificate courses in front of you! Let us check out the types of courses first. Here they are –

  • Workshops
  • Basic Diploma programs
  • Advanced Diploma programs
  • Basic Certificate programs
  • Advanced Certificate programs


Some ITI Colleges are known to offer ITI course related to makeup and beauty care.


Based on course-depth and duration, these programs can be categorized into the following categories –

  • Short term courses
  • Long term courses
  • Workshops


Let us check out the list of courses now. Here they are –


Beautician and Cosmetology courses after 10th


Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Cosmetology
  • Diploma in Professional Makeup
  • Diploma in Hair Styling
  • Diploma in Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma in Beauty Technician
  • Advanced Diploma in Cosmetology
  • Advanced Diploma in Beauty Therapy


Certificate Courses

  • Certificate in Cosmetology
  • Certificate in Makeup
  • Certificate in Hair Styling
  • Certificate in Beauty Therapy
  • Certificate in Beauty Technician
  • Advanced Certificate in Cosmetology
  • Advanced Certificate in Beauty Therapy



  • Hair Cutting Workshop
  • Professional Makeup Workshop
  • Waxing Workshop
  • Hair Coloring Workshop



Eligibility criteria may vary from one institute to another. Some institutes are known to give admission to 8th passed students. Some other institutes are known to offer admission to 10th and 12th passed students.



Diploma programs are generally 3-6 months long. Certificate programs are usually 1-3 months long. Workshops usually last for 1-7 days. Also check out – courses after 12th, medical courses after 12th, courses after 12th arts and courses after 12th commerce.

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