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Skincare Specialists

Provide skincare treatments to face and body to enhance an individual's appearance. Includes electrologists and laser hair removal specialists.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Sterilize equipment and clean work areas.
    • Examine clients' skin, using magnifying lamps or visors when necessary, to evaluate skin condition and appearance.
    • Cleanse clients' skin with water, creams, or lotions.
    • Demonstrate how to clean and care for skin properly and recommend skin-care regimens.
    • Select and apply cosmetic products, such as creams, lotions, and tonics.
    • Perform simple extractions to remove blackheads.
    • Stay abreast of latest industry trends, products, research, and treatments.
    • Determine which products or colors will improve clients' skin quality and appearance.
    • Treat the facial skin to maintain and improve its appearance, using specialized techniques and products, such as peels and masks.
    • Refer clients to medical personnel for treatment of serious skin problems.
    • Remove body and facial hair by applying wax.
    • Provide facial and body massages.
    • Keep records of client needs and preferences and the services provided.
    • Collaborate with plastic surgeons and dermatologists to provide patients with preoperative and postoperative skin care.
    • Apply chemical peels to reduce fine lines and age spots.
    • Sell makeup to clients.
    • Advise clients about colors and types of makeup and instruct them in makeup application techniques.
    • Tint eyelashes and eyebrows.

    Skills

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Service Orientation

      Actively looking for ways to help people.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    3
    Workplace Documents
    4
    Graphic Literacy
    3

    Abilities

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Near Vision

      The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

    Knowledge

    • Customer and Personal Service

      Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Sales and Marketing

      Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 32280/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 15.52/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 1,420
    • Yearly Projected Openings 170

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Enterprising: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Dependability
    • Concern for Others
    • Self Control
    • Integrity
    • Cooperation

    Tools

    • Dermatoscopes
    • Cryosurgery units
    • Blanket or solution warmer cabinets
    • Blackhead remover
    • Air brushes

    Technology

    • Spreadsheet software
    • Presentation software
    • Office suite software
    • Internet browser software
    • Data base user interface and query software

    Tags

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    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.
    • Apprenticeships are available for this occupation. These programs can help you get hands-on experience and build your skills.

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