To become a fully qualified beauty therapist, you’ll usually need to complete a level 2 or level 3 qualification in beauty therapy. You could start as an assistant in a salon or spa and study for qualifications on the job, or do a full-time or part-time college course while looking for work. You could also train with a private beauty… View Post
You’ll need: – a friendly and welcoming manner – the ability to make clients feel relaxed – the ability to explain procedures clearly to clients – tact and diplomacy – the ability to sell products and earn commission – business awareness if you’re self-employed
You’ll provide a range of face and body treatments. Your day-to-day tasks may include: giving a facial by cleansing, massaging and toning a client’s skin giving a makeover by applying and advising on make-up shaping eyebrows and colouring eyelashes giving a manicure, pedicure or other nail treatment like extensions and nail art removing unwanted facial and body hair giving electro-therapy… View Post
You’ll usually work from 9am to 5pm, including Saturdays. Some salons offer evening appointments. You could work in a high street salon or beauty clinic, health spa, hotel, or on a cruise ship. You could also be self-employed, working from home or visiting clients in their own homes. You may spend a lot of your time standing.
With experience you could progress to salon manager. You could become self-employed and get your own salon, work from home or travel to clients. You could also move into fashion, theatre or media make-up.