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What Is An Esthetician? June 7, 2023

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In the realm of beauty and wellness, there are countless professionals who help individuals achieve their desired looks and enhance their overall well-being. And one of those professionals happens to be an esthetician! If you’ve ever considered becoming an esthetician, you may be wondering what they do and how they can transform skin. In this blog, we will delve into the world of esthetics and shed light on the role of estheticians in the beauty industry!

Understanding the Role of an Esthetician

An esthetician, also known as a skincare therapist, is a trained professional who specializes in providing various treatments to improve the health and appearance of the skin. They are experts in everything related to skincare, from facial treatments to hair removal and body treatments. Estheticians work closely with their clients to understand their individual needs and concerns, customizing treatments and skincare regimens to address specific issues effectively.

Services Offered by Estheticians

Estheticians offer a wide range of services tailored to meet the diverse needs of their clients. Some of the most common treatments provided by estheticians include:


Estheticians are skilled in performing facials, which involve deep cleansing, exfoliation, and moisturizing of the face. They use various techniques and products to address concerns such as acne, aging, hyperpigmentation, and dryness, leaving the skin rejuvenated and radiant.

Hair Removal

Estheticians are well-versed in different hair removal techniques, including waxing, threading, and sugaring. They can efficiently remove unwanted hair from areas such as the face, legs, arms, and bikini line, leaving the skin smooth and hair-free.

Chemical Peels

For those seeking a more advanced treatment, estheticians may offer chemical peels. These peels involve the application of a chemical solution to exfoliate the skin, revealing a fresh layer underneath. Chemical peels can improve skin texture, reduce the appearance of fine lines, and address pigmentation issues.

Body Treatments

Estheticians also provide body treatments that focus on improving the condition of the skin all over the body. These treatments can include exfoliation, moisturizing, and massage techniques, helping clients achieve soft, supple, and healthy skin.

What Careers Can An Esthetician Have?

The beauty industry offers a wealth of opportunities for growth, creativity, and personal fulfillment, allowing you to shape a career that aligns with your interests and goals. An education at TSPA can lead you to many fun and exciting career possibilities:

  • Spa or Salon Esthetician: Many estheticians choose to work in spas or salons, providing a wide range of skincare treatments to clients. You can specialize in facials, body treatments, waxing, and other services, creating a relaxing and rejuvenating experience for your clients.
  • Entrepreneurship: Many estheticians choose to start their own businesses and become entrepreneurs. You can open your own spa, salon, or skincare clinic, offering a range of services and building your brand. Running your own business gives you the freedom to create your own unique offerings and cultivate a loyal client base.
  • Cruise Ship or Resort Esthetician: If you have a sense of adventure and enjoy traveling, working as an esthetician on a cruise ship or at a resort can be an exciting option. You would provide skincare services to guests in luxurious and exotic locations, allowing you to combine your passion for esthetics with the thrill of travel.

About Our Esthetics Program

Becoming a skilled esthetician requires comprehensive training and education. While specific content will vary from program to program, most of our courses include a combination of classroom training paired with hands-on practice in the student salon training area.  In our 600-hour esthetics program, we’ll prepare you for success in the real world; providing the skills and training necessary to succeed in the industry:

  • Training in the most modern techniques with professional equipment
  • Learn the artistry of makeup application
  • Business and marketing skills that include social media to maximize your earning potential
  • A student kit full of professional tools and technology to enhance your experience
  • A supportive team dedicated to you becoming what you’ve always dreamed of

Become An Esthetician With Us! 

If you’re ready to embark on this exciting journey, we encourage you to take the next step and contact us! Our esthetics program can equip you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience you need to have a career in this field. We’re more than happy to help with additional information on our programs, the admissions process, and how to begin your journey toward becoming an esthetician. We look forward to hearing from you! 

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