Beauty trends change from year to year, causing estheticians to participate in ongoing education to remain ahead of their industry curve. While many professionals decide not to add services to their menus, the best not only keep up with the trends, but work them into their businesses to remain cutting edge.
More and more, estheticians are participating in treatments that require supervision of a licensed physician to perform. Microdermabrasion, chemical peels and botox are growing in popularity.
Microdermabraison-This procedure can be performed quickly, is typically not accompanied with pain and is popular among women and men around the country. There has been a significant growth of this treatment within the industry and as a result, more and more locations are offering the services to their clientele.
Chemical Peels- To remove dead skin or to significantly improve the skin's appearance, individuals are seeking chemical peel treatments. This procedure utilizes chemicals to remove layers of the skin, is often accompanied with some moderate pain or tingling sensations but is an outpatient procedure. Cosmetic surgeons, dermatologists and many licensed day spas offer this treatment option.
Botox- To correct lines and wrinkles, to fill in areas of the face and to prevent lines and wrinkles from developing, Botox has become a procedure of choice for both men and women. Botox is an injectable that patients can have in their doctor's office, by a cosmetic surgeon and by clinicians who work under the supervision of a physician in many day spas or beauty treatment centers.
These are the most widely utilized cosmetic procedures currently performed by estheticians. To increase your financial opportunities within this industry, work to become trained or even specialized in these treatment options. Not only will it expand your client offerings, but it will also increase your value to your current employer.