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Student Success: Rose Jimenez

Beauty Industry Essentials Graduate. Entrepreneur. Future Beauty Writer.

Rose is a passionate beauty enthusiast. As a self-employed beauty entrepreneur, her student success heads towards working towards becoming a brand ambassador or writer. 

I dream of starting my career in beauty journalism, and this program helped me realize that. 

ON CHOOSING BEAUTY INDUSTRY ESSENTIALS —

I have always loved anything that had to do with beauty. It gives you a sense of empowerment that no one can take away. I initially enrolled to help me become a successful beauty editor and brand ambassador. But I knew the partnership with Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) looked great on my resume. And, Allure is awesome! One of the top magazines I grew up reading. I also love their reader-friendly layout, which caters to all demographics. I dream of starting my career in beauty journalism, and this program helped me realize that. 

ON BEING A YELLOWBRICK STUDENT —

My favorite instructor from Beauty Industry Essentials was Bobbi Brown. I grew up wearing her makeup. My biggest takeaway from Bobbi Brown is “less is more.”

ON REAL-LIFE APPLICATION —

The program gave me valuable knowledge of each division of the beauty industry. So whether I want to have a brand or become a writer, I’m well aware of what goes behind the creation of that gorgeous color palette or why they chose a specific model to represent a brand. I also learned that it’s possible to become an elite influencer in the beauty industry — just like some of the faculty members that taught the course.

ON THE PAST & WHAT’S NEXT —

This online course gave me great insight into what division of the beauty industry is my favorite and what I’d want to pursue. I’m deciding between journalism and brand marketing. 

To follow Rose’s journey beyond Beauty Industry Essentials, check out her Instagram

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