Esthetician

Job Skills and Responsibilities of a Professionally Licensed Esthetician:

  • Skin Care Procedures:
    • Perform a detailed skin evaluation, by use of magnifying lamps and specialized equipment to evaluate the skin’s condition and appearance.
    • Provide facial massages.
    • Apply chemical peels in order to reduce fine lines and age spots.
    • Perform professional skin care facials and extractions.
    • Demonstrate how to clean and care for skin properly, and recommend skin-care regimens.
    • Determine which skin care products will improve clients’ skin quality and appearance.
    • Remove body and facial hair by applying wax.
    • Training to use specialized products and perform techniques such as chemical peels and treatment masks.
    • Education in the use various hair, cosmetic, or nail care instruments.
  • Makeup Artistry:
    • Advise clients about colors and types of makeup, and instruct them in makeup application techniques.
    • Select and apply cosmetic products.
    • Recommend and sell recommended cosmetics to clients.
    • Tint eyelashes and eyebrows.
  • Medical Procedures:
    • Refer clients to medical personnel for treatment of serious skin problems.
    • Proper training in how to sterilize equipment, and clean work areas.
    • Assistance in administration of medications or treatments.
  • Business Skills and Responsibilities:
    • Keep records of client needs and preferences, and the services provided.
    • Develop effective and valuable customer service techniques.
    • Conduct business transactions and collect payments from the client.
    • Evaluate product inventory stock to ensure adequate supplies.
    • Maintain appointment calendar and client contact records.
    • Schedule appointments
    • Order and purchase needed supplies, materials, or equipment.
    • Sell merchandise carried in the salon, spa or clinic.