Topics: Cosmetics, Hairstyle, Cosmetology Pages: 4 (1187 words) Published: January 20, 2013

I choose to do my essay on the history of cosmetology fashion design and makeup. These are the things I wish do with my career. I am absolutely fascinated by these topics and how far they came along in the world. All of these topics are a true form of art. As I work with clients, I like to portray them as my own personal Barbie doll. The best part of working with clients is seeing their reaction after I finish my service. It is amazing how much their confidence grow just by changing their wardrobe, hairstyle and adding a wide variety of different makeups. My ultimate dream is to own my own day spa; services that will be offered in my day spa would be hair, nails, makeup, and ascetics. I have been planning my future career in cosmetology ever since I was a child. I would also love to design my own clothes, and have my own label that will be worn by all the celebrities me and women all over the world. Learning about the history of cosmetology, fashion design and makeup is important to me because cosmetology is the career path I want to peruse for the rest of my life.

The history of cosmetology began with the first human being to become self-conscious. From the moment humans realized they wanted to better their appearance, other humans have helped them improve their appearance. Cosmetology is the study of cosmetics, and their applicants to beautify, and improve the face, hair, nails and skin. It comes from the Greek word “Kosmetikos” which can be defined as “skilled and the use of cosmetics”. Cosmetology been around for a very long time and can be traced back from many different cultures.

“The beginning of the youth of cosmetics” can first be seen in Ancient Egypt. Egyptians had an interest in paying attention to the human body and finding ways to beautify it in a grand scale. They were known to put makeup on the eyes, lips, and skin. Certain materials were used from different sources such as rich, warm, and red henna stains to color their hair...
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