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Am I too old to re-train in the cosmetics industry?

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YouDoTheMath Wed 21-Sep-11 13:45:08

I wonder about this sometimes - I'm 28, and about to go on maternity for the second time. I'm not planning never to work again but when I do eventually go back (not after a year, I'm stopping for a few) I want to be doing something I'm actually interested in, and I've always loved makeup.

The thought of returning to office life really doesn't appeal - and even if the money's crap, after a few years as a SAHM, even a small amount will be a bonus so I'm not worried about it from that point of view.

But is it too late?

meltedchocolate Wed 21-Sep-11 13:49:13

No. Go for it! Don't be stuck doing something you don't love. If money is not an issue you HAVE to go for it! smile

mirpuppet Wed 21-Sep-11 20:15:11

Absolutely not. I thought you were going to say you were 50 and if so I was going to say it is still not too late. Lots of niches in the makeup industry.

ujjayi Wed 21-Sep-11 22:34:25

Not at all. Go for it smile I am 40 and have just embarked on a new career path after being a SAHM for 12 years.

So what exactly is it that you would like to do? Make up artist? For weddings/theatre/film? Or more the sales side of things?

cedge Sun 25-Sep-11 11:40:31

You are never too old for anything..

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