Estheticians are trained in skin wellness; most often helping their clients combat complexion problems through a number of therapies and practices. They skilled in therapies that are designed to improve the tone, texture, color, and youthfulness of the skin of the face and neck. Estheticians may perform a wide range of body therapies, as well, such as salt or sugar scrubs, body wraps, and hair removal.
The work of estheticians involves applying treatments and performing procedures to the skin as a way to maintain its health and vitality, improve its overall appearance, and combat the effects of sun exposure and aging. Estheticians also often use mechanical or electrical appliances and devices, such as microdermabrasion machines, brushing machines, LED lighting, atomizers, and galvanic current to achieve the desired effect. Their work involves the use of creams, lotions, masks, serums, and wraps, many of which are created with antioxidants, botanicals, essential oils, and infused scents that provide the client with a sensory experience that promotes relaxation and rejuvenation.