An interest in cosmetology with a special interest in skin care is helpful. It is likely that someone with these interests will enjoy helping friends out with their skin issues and have had a personal interest in the subject for a while. There are specific aesthetics courses which are required in order to practice.
Many esthetician courses offer courses on spa treatments, as the need for trained professionals to work in spas is growing. Treatments may include body wraps, cellulite treatments, nail art, artificial nails, pedicures and manicures. These are all services sought after from from a good aesthetician.
Personal attributes helpful for the job include:
Someone interested in aesthetics pursues their career path with a goal of helping people. They are caring people and take a special interest in each and every one of their clients. Forming good personal relationships will help build a good relationship, even a friendship, between therapist and client and will help build and maintain a good client base. These abilities and attributes will help create a good therapist and will ensure that the treatments performed are personal and carefully selected and tailored for each individual client.