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Skincare Specialists - 39-5094.00

O*NET-SOC Description

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

Sample of Reported Job Titles

  • Aesthetician
  • Clinical Esthetician
  • Esthetician
  • Facialist
  • Medical Esthetician
  • Skin Care Specialist
  • Skin Care Technician
  • Skin Care Therapist
  • Spa Technician

SOC Occupation Groups

Related Occupations


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

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer therapeutic massages.
  • Apply cleansing or conditioning agents to client hair, scalp, or skin.
  • Apply solutions to hair for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes.
  • Assess skin or hair conditions.
  • Clean facilities or work areas.
  • Clean tools or equipment.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Demonstrate activity techniques or equipment use.
  • Maintain client information or service records.
  • Maintain professional knowledge or certifications.
  • Provide medical or cosmetic advice for clients.
  • Sell products or services.
  • Teach health or hygiene practices.

Military Crosswalk Titles

  • Barber (Navy - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Craftsman, Dental Hygienist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Dental Assistant Journeyman, Dental Hygienist (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management Apprentice (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management Craftsman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management Helper (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management Journeyman (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Management Superintendent (Air Force - Enlisted)
  • Health Services Technician (Coast Guard - Enlisted)
  • Hospital Corpsman (Navy - Enlisted)

Apprenticeship Crosswalk Titles

  • Esthetician

DOT Crosswalk Titles

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