The business of esthetics, sometimes simply called skincare, is focused on perfecting every treatment possible. Every client will be expecting you to be a legitimate expert in skin care, who can flawlessly provide the right treatment for their skin. When you think about it, that’s a pretty intimate role that requires a lot of trust on the part of the client.
Therefore, people wanting to get into this industry should act with consistency and seek endless learning to ensure that their clients will truly benefit from your work. Regardless of the perfection that clients expect and demand, you can work your trade as an esthetician in a variety of scenarios; you can work at the most luxurious spa, or you can be a wellness professional who works privately as a freelancer. There are numerous choices to consider, which is all part of the fun of embarking on an esthetician career.
Now that you've finished school and have your cosmetology license, what is the next step in your career? Most stylists opt to work with an already-established salon to get their feet wet in their new vocation instead of a riskier option like opening their own salon and working as an individual.
Being a stylist in a salon often means one of two things: working on salary or commission as a paid employee of the salon or working as an independent contractor in the salon booth rental model. The booth rental business model for cosmetologists of all kinds is the most popular method, especially for seasoned stylists. Here are some salon booth rental tips for choosing the right model and making it work for you:
If you’re in the spa and salon industry, join us for the International Congress of Esthetics and Spa at the Long Beach Convention Center on September 23 & 24. We’ll be exhibiting at Booth #829, so come say hello and meet the Top Spa Supply team!
The formula for a solid foundation of healthy skin is pretty straightforward: eating healthily, getting your beauty sleep and drinking plenty of water. Maintaining your healthy skin, however, requires a routine of good skin habits like washing your face daily, applying the right moisturizer for your skin and applying an effective sunscreen. But to advance even farther and get a glowing, smooth facial complexion that will maximize your appearance, there is another routine that you should wholeheartedly embrace: the routine of steaming your face.
The world of beauty and fashion is becoming an increasingly popular place for millennials to start their careers. Still, despite the fun nature of these jobs, becoming an esthetician is a lengthy process that requires education, testing and certification. This guide will help you take the beauty industry by storm and gain your esthetician license with ease.