Beauty

You could start out as a beauty therapy assistant in a salon or spa. You could then study for a qualification on the job.

  • customer service skills to put clients at ease
  • sensitivity and understanding towards your clients’ needs
  • the ability to work well with your hands for giving treatments
  • excellent verbal communication skills to explain treatments
  • to be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • the ability to work well with others
  • the ability to sell products and services
  • to be able to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
  • 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 treatments to improve body tone and shape
  • giving non-surgical skin improvement treatments
  • offering UV (ultraviolet) and spray tanning

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.

Interested in this or one of our other Work Experience opportunities?

Contact us for more information!!

Amy Dennison: amy@esnonline.org
Claire Marshall: claire@esnonline.org

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