Estheticians graduate from a medical esthetics school and are trained in the art of skin care. Esthetics is used to make skin appear younger and more beautiful. An esthetians job is to use techniques such as facials, scrubs chemical peels, exfoliators and lotions to improve the appearance and feel of skin. They can diminish the appearance of fine lines and scars, help reduce redness and create an overall younger, smoother look. The esthetician will have a consultation with each client to determine individual needs. There are several different procedures an esthetician can perform based on those needs.Exfoliators lift away dead skin cells, unclog pores and reduce the appearance of fine lines. Cleansers range from foam, moisturizing and more astringent cleansers that all help remove dirt, oils and dead skin cells.
Esthetics is the art of skincare and application of various treatments to the skin. Estheticians are taught how to identify, treat conditions and help maintain healthy skin through a medical esthetics school. An esthetician uses various techniques such as facials, cleansers, chemical peels, exfoliators and lotions to improve and help maintain skin wellness. These treatments vary from simply maintaining the appearance and health of the skin to diminishing the the appearance of scars, dark spots and fine lines. In addition to various facial treatment, estheticians also perform various body wraps and sugar scrubs. An esthetician will have a consultation with each client to determine individual needs and a course of action. Various treatments and products are used according to the client’s needs. Treatments and products are used to protect skin, combat aging and uneven skin tones.
Estheticians help clients manage skin conditions such as acne, rosacea, eczema and dry skin among others. Though estheticians do not diagnosis these issues they are trained by massage therapy schools to treat them and aid the client in finding which treatments are best for them and their goals.
Techniques include facial steaming, chemical peels, pore cleansing and extractions. Wraps, lotions, and creams are used as well as clay and gel masks and salt scrubs. Though usually applied with brushes, the estheticians may use machines to help with high-tech services. The goal of the esthetician is to aid the client in obtaining younger, healthier looking skin by applying this techniques and aiding in the selection of at-home use products to continue treatment at home. Consultations are important to make before the first treatment in order to individualize treatment plans, discuss goals and expectations. The esthetician may cleanse the skin and do a skin analysis to determine the best course of action for each individual. They will also aid the client in setting up at home treatment between appointments.