Beauticians are usually the general-task hair stylist at the salon, although the beautician may also be required to perform specialty services such as coloring and weaving at smaller salons that do not employ specialized personnel to perform those duties. Hair salons are the typical businesses hire beauticians, and salons of all types employ beauticians as the primary member of their workforce. Beauticians must be able to execute a variety of cuts and styles as required by patrons. The beautician must also be aware of trends and new styles and work to continually update his or her skills and abilities. Beauticians also must be able to execute difficult tasks such as razor cuts, permanents, and administering coloring and highlights.
May provide skin care, nail care, waxing and massage treatments.
Consult with clients, perform makeup demonstrations, and provide skin care consultations.
Shampoo, rinse, cut, bleach, dye, dry, and/or style hair according to client requests and aesthetic concerns.
Provide general beauty consultation to clients.