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Beauticians and related occupations

Beauticians and related workers give facial and body beauty treatments, apply cosmetics and dress wigs.

Entry Reqirements

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Typical Tasks

  • Maintains client records, sells and advises on cosmetic products and services, and ensures appropriate health and safety issues are addressed.
  • Advises clients on diet and exercise to assist in weight loss and slimming.
  • Recognises problems and refers clients to medical practitioners if appropriate.
  • Performs specialist treatments for conditions such as acne, applies skin rejuvenation therapies.
  • Applies make-up to hide blemishes or enhance facial features and advises clients on skin care and make-up techniques.
  • Cleans, shapes and polishes finger and toe nails, applies nail extensions.
  • Uses waxing, threading, sugaring and other epilation techniques to remove any unwanted body hair.
  • Massages scalp, face and other parts of the body and carries out spray tanning.
  • Discusses clients requirements, analyses and advises client on appropriate skin care, and applies treatments to the face or body.

Desired Skills

Active Learning, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Learning Strategies, Writing, Monitoring, Science, Mathematics

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