Beauty therapists nowadays have a wide job role. Everything from massage to manicure, aromatherapy to electrolysis! If this is a potential career for you, you can be trained to do face and body massage, leg waxing, eyebrow plucking, pedicure and even ear piercing. You’ll be able to work in a salon, spa, health club, hotel, holiday centre, shopping malls, health spas and cruise ships. You may also work in these places 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. Beauty care involves learning about facial care, manicures, cosmetics, health and fitness and good grooming. 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.