Beauty therapists enjoy working with people and have a wide range of skills that they use in a variety of workplaces including salons, health clubs, hotels, holiday centres, health spas and cruise ships.
From manicure and aromatherapy to waxing and massage therapy, there are range of techniques you will need to learn. Some therapists also work as a nail technician, holistic therapist, beauty consultant or in sales. This profession requires a good understanding of health and safety as well as a technical understanding of the products used.. In most areas of hair and beauty you’ll also cover reception duties and how to deal with customers, as well as ordering stock and maintaining records and accounts.