Beautician - Career Queries

A Beautician is one who specializes in the field of beauty and cosmetology. The work of beauticians is basically one that involves giving of beauty treatments to people along with guiding them towards personal care and grooming. The beauty treatments include facials, massages, waxing, threading, pedicure, manicure, haircuts, hair styling, make up etc. A beautician is well versed in performing all these beauty treatments on her clients. A beautician works in a beauty parlour. She may start her own parlour or work in other parlours. Find frequently asked questions on career related to Beautician answered by renowned Career Counsellors of India, and to know more on what, why and how's of becoming Beautician

Hello Shivam Nowadays people love to take care of themselves and hence they visit parlors, salons regularly. A typical day of a beautician involves multitasking and carrying out different types of activities. Unlike a typical office job, a beautician conducts various tasks related different sections like hair care, skin care, massage, spa, etc. A beautician needs to communicate to every client in a pleasant manner in order to know their exact requirements and offer the treatment accordingly. She might sale additional therapies as well. No client should feel that she is waiting for a long time

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Hello Krishna There are no specific eligibility criteria for pursuing the career of a beautician. However, I would highly recommend education up to twelfth standard. One shall possess soft skills like communication skills, selling techniques in order to be successful in this field. Physical fitness is highly important in this field as one needs to stand for hours. All the best

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This profession offers excellent scope for entrepreneurship. Beauticians may apply their skills in skin care, hair care, hair dressing, cosmetology etc all at the same time or specialist in one of these areas. Eventually , they can evolve their own formulations or identify with a particular brand for skin care, hair care etc and market or promote them to their clients. Earning a good reputation from satisfied clients s very important in this profession. Beauticians may start as employees in a big beauty establishment before deciding to start with her own venture. Well qualified beauty speciali

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Hello Let’s think about a typical working day for a beautician. A customer explains her problem or tells the treatment she wants to have. The beautician explains the treatment; suggest new therapies or tells variants in the same therapy. Sometimes customers ask queries about the products being used or recommended therapies etc. Apart from this, there are tasks like managing appointment log, conveying promotional schemes to client and selling it, distributing the activities with your team. Hence, communication skills play a vital role for the job of beautician. A satisfied customer can he

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Earning a good reputation from satisfied clients is very important in this profession. Beautician may start as employees in a big beauty establishment before deciding to branch out on their own. Fully qualified beauty specialists use various types of electrical equipment / apparatus. While dealing with problems of their client related to skin, scalp or hair , they know when to deal with them on their own and when to advise their clients to see a doctor. They work to ensure the best results for their customers. Beauticians give treatments ranging from simple make up and facial , to mass

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

The beauty business is growing at a very fast pace. While many beautiful specialists start off with a big establishment before branching out, many prefer to start off on their own and build their on clientele. Entrepreneurs would need to put  in a intial investment to set up the basic infrastructure and facilities, purcahse a few essential electrical instruments and get the formalities sorted out. Since the courses of training for beauticians include salon organizations this should not be difficult.Knowledge of equipments and techniques has to be updtaed on an ongoing basis. Formulation o

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Dear Aspirant, There are no university recognised courses for becoming a Beautician. However there are Diploma courses offered by autonomous Institutes in India for Beautician. Being a graduate is recommended and then a beautician course. This career offers good opportunities for jobs as well as entrepreneurship. This career is flexible and provides excellent work life balance. There are now job opportunities with international brands in make up and image building companies and firms. A Beautician with good communication skill (local and English language) is always appreciated and attracts cli

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Dear Career Aspirant Thanks for writing to www.CareerGuide.com ! Career Scope in Beautician  Curls, perms, latest cuts, orange, blue, yellow and god-knows what colored creams guaranteed to provide the best beauty treatment are flooded in the market, but real professionals who are keen to cash in on their interest in this area are a handful. But if you are one of those interested in this field, then worry not! In this age, where style, health, fitness and looking-good are given topmost priority, opportunities in the beauty industry are almost countless! As a professional in this

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Hello Shivam Nowadays people love to take care of themselves and hence they visit parlors, salons regularly. A typical day of a beautician involves multitasking and carrying out different types of activities. Unlike a typical office job, a beautician conducts various tasks related different sections like hair care, skin care, massage, spa, etc. A beautician needs to communicate to every client in a pleasant manner in order to know their exact requirements and offer the treatment accordingly. She might sale additional therapies as well. No client should feel that she is waiting for a long time

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Dear Aspirant, I think you can surely join the Healthcare industry by opting for para medical courses. There are also diploma courses in healthcare management. This way you can remain related to the medical field.

1 answer Dr. Anand Wadadekar, PhD in Beautician category

Hello A beautician makes the client feel relaxed comfortable and shall possess a skill set as follows Listening skills - Being a good listener, a beautician can offer perfectly suitable therapy to the client Physical fitness - A beautician needs to stand for hours and it should not make him/her feel tired. Time management – Attending multiple clients so that no one feels ignored needs time management skills. You also need to keep proper log of appointments. Have a smart and confident appearance Have an artistic flair for hair styles, make up, nail art etc Good eye hand co-ordination as

1 answer Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Hello Korah Nowadays being presentable is highly important. Due to pollution and busy life, everybody wants to get some therapy that will make him/her feel relaxed and fresh. There are many small parlours in every town/village and in metro cities there are chains of salons, spa centres and parlours run by international brands. Beauty and wellness field has great scope in India and abroad. However, your income will depend on factors like Whether you take courses from reputed institutes or join a local institute The place where you work Professional skills Personal skills Your income will inc

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

This profession offers excellent scope for entrepreneurship. Beauticians may apply their skills in skin care, hair care, hair dressing, cosmetology etc all at the same time or specialist in one of these areas. Eventually , they can evolve their own formulations or identify with a particular brand for skin care, hair care etc and market or promote them to their clients. Earning a good reputation from satisfied clients s very important in this profession. Beauticians may start as employees in a big beauty establishment before deciding to start with her own venture. Well qualified beauty speciali

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Hello Beauty and wellness field is more about soft skills and personality and no specific academic qualification is required for this. However, I would highly recommend education up to twelfth standard as it needs good communication skills. Knowledge of basic English language is important and knowledge of using computer is highly recommended as many salons offer online appointment service. Other than academic qualification, following skills are must to be successful in this field Listening skills - Being a good listener, a beautician can offer suitable therapy to the client Physical fitness -

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Few years ago, beauty treatment included basic treatments like hair cut, facial etc. There used to be few parlors in cities. With globalization, number of therapies and treatments has increased. Many brands like L’oreal , Lakme have their own salon chains. With this change, role of beautician has changed a lot. It is not just reading out name of haircuts and asking the preferred one but discussing the treatment with the client and giving suggestions. A beautician should be a good listener and have knowledge of various beauty products that will suit the client. In future, beauty services

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

The beauty business is growing in volume at a very fast pace. There is no dearth of opportunities for a skilled and trained beauty expert., While many beauty specialists start off with a big establishment before branching out, many prefer to start off on their own and build their own clientele. Entrepreneurs would need to put in an initial investment to set up the basic infrastructure and facilities , purchase a few essential electric instruments and get the formalities sorted out.  While dealing with problems of their clients related to skin, hair, scalp ,they know when to deal wit

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Earning a good reputation from satisfied client is of utmost importance in this profession. Beautician may start as employees in a big beauty establishment. They give treatment ranging from simple make up and facial to massage , skin treatment for open pores , anti wrinkle , electric depilation, manicure, pedicure, hair styling, perming, coloring, treatment of hair problems. They also advise clients on the use of the right type of cosmetics suited to specific skin types and complexions , weather conditions etc and can help them to select the right hair style for their hair texture and lifestyl

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Earning a good reputation from satisfied clients is very important in this profession. Beautician may start as employees in a big beauty establishment before deciding to branch out on their own. Fully qualified beauty specialists use various types of electrical equipment / apparatus. While dealing with problems of their client related to skin, scalp or hair , they know when to deal with them on their own and when to advise their clients to see a doctor. They work to ensure the best results for their customers. Beauticians give treatments ranging from simple make up and facial , to mass

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

This profession offers excellent scope for entrepreneurship. Beauticians may practice their skills in skin care, hair care, hair dressing , cosmetology  etc all at the same time or specialize in one of these areas. Eventually they can evolve their own formulations or identify with a particular brand for skin care, hair care etc and market or promote them to their clients. An individual  aptitude , interest and motivation for this profession are of utmost importance along with the values such as liking for people, good health, stamina, good humor, helpful nature, friendliness, confide

1 answer Preeti Taneja in Beautician category

Hello Archana You have mentioned the experience level as ‘fresher’. I consider that you are talking about the stage when a candidate has completed basic education like twelfth standard and a basic course in beauty and wellness field. Apart from some formal education in this field, following professional and personal skills are needed for a successful journey Listening skills -  Being a good listener, a beautician can offer a suitable therapy to the client Physical fitness - A beautician needs to stand for many hours and it should not make him/her feel tired. Time management &

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Hello Let’s think about a typical working day for a beautician. A customer explains her problem or tells the treatment she wants to have. The beautician explains the treatment; suggest new therapies or tells variants in the same therapy. Sometimes customers ask queries about the products being used or recommended therapies etc. Apart from this, there are tasks like managing appointment log, conveying promotional schemes to client and selling it, distributing the activities with your team. Hence, communication skills play a vital role for the job of beautician. A satisfied customer can he

2 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category

Hello Dhanraj For every service industry related profile, one needs to possess good interpersonal skills for a successful career path. A satisfied client can help you to increase the customer base in a great manner. Let’s imagine a typical working day for a beautician. A customer explains her problem and asks for a suitable therapy/treatment. The beautician explains the treatment; suggest new therapies or tells variants in the same therapy. Sometimes customers ask queries about the products being used or recommended therapies etc. You also need to be professional t work place and have cl

3 answers Deepti Khandekar in Beautician category