Cosmetology cover letter

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Cosmetology cover letter

Cosmetologists know how to make appearance work in someone’s favor—your cover letter should do the same for your career. To be considered for top cosmetology jobs, your cover letter must demonstrate your skills and experience, as well as your passion for your work. For writing tips, view this sample cover letter for cosmetology, or download the cosmetology cover letter template in Word. 

Jobs for cosmetologists are projected to grow by 13% (or 87,600 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, which is faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). You'll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: CaliforniaFloridaNew YorkPennsylvania, and Texas; and in the following metropolitan areas: New York CityChicagoMinneapolisLos Angeles, and Boston

As a cosmetologist, you can expect to earn a median wage of $24,900 per year, or $11.97 per hour, according to the BLS.

Additionally, you can learn about personal service careers and look for cosmetology jobs on Monster.

Cosmetology cover letter template

Mandy Skye
Sometown, AL 55555 | (555) 555-5555 | | Instagram | Pinterest

November 8, 2017

Ms. Jill Childs
HR Manager
ABC Salon
55 Main St.
Sometown, AL 55555

Re: Licensed Cosmetologist t Advertised on Monster

Dear Ms. Childs:

I am a licensed cosmetologist with five years of experience and a strong base of loyal customers. The owners at my current salon have decided to relocate the business, so I am seeking a new salon home. I am very interested in joining your team.

At XYZ Salon, I have earned a reputation for excellence in delivering a full range of services:

  • Hair: Color | Extensions | Conditioning treatments | Styling | Permanent waves and relaxers
  • Makeup: Customized beauty applications | Special occasions | Airbrushing | Lash extensions
  • Nails: Manicures | Pedicures | Paraffin dips | Acrylics | Silk wraps
  • Facials: Triple Hydration Oxygen | Bio-Lift | Aromatherapy | Microdermabrasion
  • Hair Removal: Sugaring method | Natural wax

I take pride in providing services that enhance natural beauty, combat stress and support our guests’ wellness while delighting them with exceptional customer service.

“My hair has never looked better since I started seeing Mandy. Not only do I love the style, but the protein treatments leave my hair silky and shiny.” – B. Jones

“Mandy has been styling my hair for four years. I have been impressed by her creative ideas and advice – she has introduced me to styles I never would have considered but work perfectly for me. Highly recommended.” – R. Brady

“Mandy is very knowledgeable in all areas of skincare. Her face treatments have kept my skin clear and hydrated. I will follow her wherever she goes.” – V. Simms

If you are seeking to add a professional, friendly and outgoing cosmetologist with an established book of business to your team, let’s speak. You can reach me at (555) 555-5555. Thank you.


Mandy Skye
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