Beauty therapists apply face and body treatments, and provide advice about skin care and cosmetics.
Duties & Tasks
Beauty therapists may perform the following tasks:carry out skin analysis and give advice about skin and body care
perform facial or body massage and aromatherapy treatment
analyse body type and advise on exercise programmes and nutrition
use a variety of treatments and electrical equipment to treat skin and body conditions
remove facial and body hair by electrolysis or waxing
provide advice and support to clients following cosmetic surgery
recognise problems and refer clients to medical practitioners such as dermatologists, plastic surgeons, endocrinologists, podiatrists, chiropractors and physiotherapists
perform manicures, pedicures, nail extensions and eyelash and brow tinting
perform reception duties (such as receiving bookings and arranging appointments)
maintain client records
provide advice about and sell cosmetic products and related beauty equipment.
neat personal appearance at all times
no allergies to beauty products
pleasant and tactful when dealing with customers
genuine interest in people
good hand-eye coordination
sensitive when dealing with clients for body and facial treatments.