Beauticians and related workers give facial and body beauty treatments, apply cosmetics and make-up and give other kinds of treatment to individuals in order to improve their appearance.
Tasks include -
(a) cleaning and applying creams, lotions and related products to face and other parts of the body;
(b) giving facial and body massage;
(c) applying make-up to clients of a beauty parlour or to actors and other performers;
(d) cleaning, shaping and polishing finger- and toenails and treating ailments of the human foot such as corns, calluses or deformed toenails;
(e) attending to clients taking baths and administering elementary massage;
(f) using waxing, sugaring and depilation techniques to remove unwanted bodily hair;
(g) advising clients on diet and exercise to assist in weight loss and slimming;
(h) arranging appointments and collecting payments.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Bath attendant
- Make-up artist
- Slimming consultant