Careers Cosmetology Esthetician


Career description:

A medical aesthetician specializes in skin care, particularly facial skin care. They are often closely associated with the field of dermatology. Aestheticians provide a variety of services, procedures, products, and consultations to help improve and maintain the appearance and health of the client’s or patient’s skin.

What it’s like:

Common duties:

  • Meet with clients (or patients) and consult on skin care needs
  • Examine the patient’s skin and recommend a skin care regimen and products
  • Provide pre- and post-operative skin care
  • Help manage the effects of diseases or skin conditions such as rashes or other outbreaks
  • Help patients minimize the appearance of various skin imperfections, such as acne or surgical scars
  • Help reduce the effects of aging on the skin
  • Administer chemical peels, scrubs, hair removal, and more

Similar occupations:

Aesthetician, Clinical Esthetician, Esthetician, Facialist, Lead Esthetician, Medical Esthetician, Skin Care Specialist, Skin Care Technician, Skin Care Therapist, Spa Technician