Profession hair removal technician

Hair removal technicians provide cosmetic services to their clients by removing unwanted hair on various body parts. They can use different techniques for temporary hair removal, such as epilation and depilation techniques, or permanent hair removal methods, such as electrolysis or intense pulsed light.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Conventional
  • Realistic / Enterprising
  • Enterprising / Realistic

Knowledge

  • Skin types

    The different skin types, such as dry, normal, oily, and sensitive.

  • Cosmetics industry

    Suppliers, products and brands in the cosmetic industry.

  • Hair removal techniques

    The various methods used for removing unwanted hair either by depilation, including shaving and trimming, or by epilation, such as waxing, sugaring, lasering, plucking etc.

  • Cosmetics

    The various types of substances used to enhance the appearance of the human body.

  • Hair

    Human hair, its composition and interaction with various chemicals, environment factors and health issues.

Skills

  • Maintain equipment

    Regularly inspect and perform all required activities to maintain the equipment in functional order prior or after its use.

  • Advise customers on usage of cosmetics

    Provide advice to customers on how to apply various cosmetic products such as lotions, powders, nail polish or creams.

  • Conform to cosmetics regulatory requirements

    Ensure conformance to regulatory requirements applied in personal care products such as cosmetics, fragrances and toiletry.

  • Maintain customer service

    Keep the highest possible customer service and make sure that the customer service is at all times performed in a professional way. Help customers or participants feel at ease and support special requirements.

  • Work ergonomically

    Apply ergonomy principles in the organisation of the workplace while manually handling equipment and materials.

  • Apply hygiene and safety regulations

    Pursue optimal safety, health and hygiene circumstances, taking into account local regulations and personal requirements. Manage waste disposal according to local laws and regulations.

  • Maintain a hygienic working environment

    Take care of hygiene in the workplace in accordance with relevant regulations.

  • Identify customer's needs

    Use appropriate questions and active listening in order to identify customer expectations, desires and requirements according to product and services.

Optional knowledge and skills

use threading techniques process payments monitor stock level use intense pulsed light technology sell cosmetics recommend cosmetics to customers order supplies manage a small-to-medium business wax body parts maintain professional administration offer cosmetic beauty advice pluck hair keep personal administration style hair dispose waste train employees perform electrolysis administer appointments use hair removal lasers treat facial hair

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