It's not all giggles & gloss, a grind of it’s own #beautybiz

Know-how beauty industry links for aspirants and startup entrepreneurs

Academic Programs
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, NY Undergraduate Graduate
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA Undergraduate
Humber College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Diploma
Istituto Marangoni, Paris, France One Year Course
LIM College, New York City, NY Undergraduate
University of the Arts London, London, England, United Kingdom Graduate
University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Postgraduate Diploma

Administrative Resources
Advertising Google AdSense
Analytics Google Analytics Alexa
Conferencing Google Hangouts Skype Speek
Converters Weight Claim Currency Exchange
Email Marketing Constant Contact
Fax for Free FaxZero
File Storage & Sharing Dropbox
Outsourcing Freelancers oDesk
Presentations Prezi
Project Management Basecamp
Selling Shopify Amazon
Trademark Search USPTO
Webinar GoToMeeting
Writing & Editing Reference AP Stylebook

Break Into Beauty
Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry by Geoffrey Jones
Brand New : How Entrepreneurs Earned Consumers' Trust from Wedgwood to Dell Hardcover – by Nancy F. Koehn
Color Stories: Behind the Scenes of America’s Billion-Dollar Beauty Industry by Mary Lisa Gavenas
Hope In A Jar
100,000 Years of Beauty by Elizabeth Azoulay

Career Advice | Consultants | Shop Talk
Beauty and the Bullshit
Beautylish feature “So You Want a Career in Beauty?”
Black Enterprise “beauty industry”
Catalyst Cosmetic Development
The Benchmark Company
The Cosmetics Cop: Ingredient Dictionary
L2 Business Intelligence
Mario Badescu feature “Beauty Jobs: How To Break Into The Industry"
Mirror UK feature “We find 3,457 jobs in the beauty industry”
Refinery29 feature “The Most Badass Babes In Beauty"
The Young Group

Conferences | Trade Shows
America’s Beauty Show
Cosmeeting Paris
The Makeup Show

Chemists Corner
Cosmetics & Toiletries
Perfumer & Flavorist

Job Sites
Careers in Cosmetics
Guardian UK
Simply Hired
Style Careers

Professional Organizations | Networks
American Marketing Association
Cosmetic Executive Women
Cosmetics Industry Buyers & Suppliers (CIBS)
Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association
Fashion Group International
The Fragrance Foundation (invitation only)
Ladies Who Launch
Luxury Marketing Council
Personal Care Products Council

Trade Publications
American Salon
The BF Journal
Cosmetic World
Cosmetics Business
Drug Store News
Kline Reports
Modern Salon
The New York Times
NPD Reports
The Rose Sheet
Salon Today
The Wall Street Journal