Presentation on theme: "How To Create Your Cosmetology Portfolio"— Presentation transcript:
1 How To Create Your Cosmetology Portfolio by Mi-lintee
2 What Is A Portfolio?A Portfolio is a collection of all of your educational background, skills and work in a specific industry. Your portfolio should contain the following:ResumeCover letterLetters of recommendationHonors/certificatesDegrees/ licenses obtainedPhotos of your work
3 How Do I Create A Portfolio? The best thing about creating a portfolio is you have the freedom to be very creative while still remaining professional. You can create a portfolio in the following ways:A leather bound book/binderAvailable at most stores such as Michael's or StaplesDVD/CDCreate your own presentation and give to employer
4 What Type of Pictures Should I Take? Clear, digital and professional lookingFor best results take pictures outside in natural lightHave fun, be creative take pictures of your model at the beach or a nice parkUse color or black whiteUse pictures of your best work even if you only have 5 photosTake pictures of styles that you have you are good at doingAlways update your portfolio, it is a work in progress
5 Organizing Your Portfolio Use a table of contents to categorize your items, this makes it easy for the Head Stylist or Manager to quickly go to that particular section.Arrange your pictures on a table and begin selecting your best shotsRemember that beauty comes in all forms, be diverseAn example of a table of contents is on the next slide.
6 Creating a Table of Contents Section 1 … Thermal StylingSection 2 … Color and CutsSection 3 … Make-upSection ManicuresSection , ResumeSection CertificationsSection Recommendation letters
7 Types of Photos to Include Before and afterTotal transformationMake-up applicationBraids and extensionsColor and cutsManicures/pedicuresUpdos/special occasionTypes of facials and skin treatments (Estheticians)Men's cuts
13 Final PointsA portfolio is your creation, it is an extension of you. It is important that you start your portfolio at the very beginning of Cosmetology school.Update your portfolio once a month.Be sure to carry your portfolio to each interview.A well presented portfolio is highly favored by the employer.Remember, pictures are worth a thousand words!