Skincare specialists usually take an approved cosmetology program. Some high schools offer vocational training. Most people, however, receive their training from a postsecondary vocational school. Newly hired specialists sometimes receive on-the-job training, especially when working with chemicals. Those who are employed in a medical environment may also receive on-the-job training, often working alongside an experienced skincare specialist.
After completing an approved cosmetology program, skincare specialists take a written and practical exam to get a license. Licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, so those interested should contact the appropriate local agency. Many regions offer continuing education seminars and programs designed to keep skincare specialists current on new techniques and products.
What are Skincare Specialists like?
Based on our pool of users, skincare specialists tend to be predominately artistic people.
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Skincare Specialists by Strongest Interest Archetype
Based on sample of 120 Sokanu users
Are Skincare Specialists happy?
Skincare specialists rank
as moderately happy among
careers. Overall they rank in the 64th percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.
Skincare Specialist Career Satisfaction by Dimension
Percentile among all careers
Education History of Skincare Specialists
The most common degree held by skincare specialists is Cosmetology.
3% of skincare specialists had a degree in cosmetology before becoming skincare specialists. That is over 3 times the average across all careers.
Skincare Specialist Education History
This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a Skincare Specialist, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.