“I think the biggest thing for me —and I think it's probably true across all industries — is to just start working as soon as you can,” she says.
“You need to build up a portfolio. A blog is great just so you've got something to show prospective employers.”
Gemma says that the first step to landing that dream job is just putting yourself out there.
“I'm a big fan of the cold email,” she says. “If you want to get work published, show them some examples of work and just put yourself out there because you have absolutely nothing to lose.”
For more of Gemma’s career advice, check out her episode of the Beauty Boss podcast!