I Am An Esthetician

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People


    hi everyone.ive been a medical esti or 27 years. i moved to mexico 4 years ago. its very difficilt to get a job in my city but fianlly i  found one.
    lapalomablanca2007 lapalomablanca2007
    2 Responses Jul 28, 2010

    Questions For Estheticians

    i'm thinking about going to school to become an esthetician and i had some questions i wanted to ask people who have been in the field for a few years. how difficult was it to get your foot in the door when trying to find a job after graduation? did you find it difficult...
    cassadilla cassadilla
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    Colorado Esthetician/massage Therapist

    Hello ladies (and possibly gentleman :)) I have been a massage therapist for the past 17 years, and a licensed estheticianwith spa and clinical experience for the past 8 years. I've been an educator and trainer, worked with physicians and done laser treatments and medi-spa...
    fireflykirsten fireflykirsten
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2010

    Hi I am looking for estheticians

    who practice in New York city. I am a medical esthetician with experience in botox, laser hair removal, IPL,radio frequency, facials, body treatments...ect all of the above! I would love to relocate from Texas to New York. Any advice on the job market and what to expect to find...
    beautybiz beautybiz
    36-40, F
    Aug 16, 2014


    Ok I left my waxer in my trunk...with a can of honey wax....OPEN...in it...and now its EVERYWHERE! I tried cooking oil, old trick my teacher taught me....but there is sooooo much and it is so thick..I NEED another trick! :( Please any ideas would be fantastic. :(
    CaseyGwynn CaseyGwynn
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Jul 8, 2009


    Is there a steam machine that actually steams the full face? Every machine I have ever used is awkward and wont evenly steam. THANKS
    askhannaskincare askhannaskincare
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 12, 2010

    Help With School In London!!

    Hello to everyone! I would like your help because I am very confused! First of all, I have a higher education qualification in aesthetics. I've learnt everything..waxing, make up, nails, facial and body treatments ect. My problem is that I am searching for a school in london to...
    marjorine marjorine
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2013

    Not Sure What To Do About My Job.

    So I am an Esthetician at Massage Envy and at first I really enjoyed my job and the people I Work with. Now its been a year...I was put on evenings and am now feeling sort of cast aside, because the hours are good, but nobody is calling anymore and they took me off the scheduel...
    samanthaoswald samanthaoswald
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 23, 2012

    Need Some Education Advice From the More Experienced

    I'm into my 6th week into studying to be an esthetician in New York City at the Atelier Institute.  I chose the school because I heard in general that it was a top notch school and very professional. Over the past 3 weeks I have come to find that that my class has a bunch...
    LetitRain LetitRain
    5 Responses Sep 24, 2008

    Following The Path I Should Be On.....

    Hello fellow professionals!! I was hoping for a little help from my fellow spa junkies :) I have been an Esthetician for 13 years, waxing is my specialty, and after a very bad work related injury to my dominant hand the doctor has advised me to begin to phase myself out of...
    jenclark1978 jenclark1978
    1 Response Apr 5, 2013


    Hi, i need some info in how to do a great cover letter.  l have been sending lots of resumes with no cl so i think it would be a good idea to start writing one. Any idea in what to say or to avoid saying in a cover letter? thanks, Jenny
    jenna1968 jenna1968
    22-25, F
    Apr 29, 2010

    How to Buy Your Own Line of Facial Products

    I have recently become a licensed esthetician and am trying to figure out which path to take. Work for someone else or for myself. Having been in school for the past few months my income is not very large. I have been thinking about renting a booth at a salon or spa and in...
    estilady68 estilady68
    2 Responses Jul 7, 2009

    A Perfect Affordable Help Aid For New Estheticians

    When I graduated from esthetic school I kind of floundered around for years until I got my footing. There are mistakes that a lot of estheticians make that are so unnecessary. All of this is discussed in The New Esthy Handbook:an Essential Guide for Novice or Nervous Estheticians...
    lindaskindiva lindaskindiva
    51-55, F
    May 8, 2013

    I Love Making People Feel And Look Beautiful

    I am a Makeup Artist and a Student of Esthiology. I had a looong career in accounting and quite frankly.........I'm BORED! I am ready to begin this new chapter in my life. I am just hoping that I can support myself from it. My lifes wish is to go to work everyday loving what...
    beautylovesme beautylovesme
    36-40, F
    Jul 13, 2012


    Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PQqtz6Bvd0 Exfoliating Foot Mask video on you tube.  Cool.
    achtungbaby achtungbaby
    Aug 13, 2008

    Need Advice

    Hey everyone, I could really use some help. I am looking into becoming an Esthetician but I am having a hard time getting information from actual people in the field. I have several questions that I would LOVE to get feedback on. I know it is a numbers game as far as taking a...
    icisseq2 icisseq2
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2009


    A few years ago, I received my esthetician license. I've checked out work places, and can't seem to find one. Any suggestions?
    jajabau jajabau
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2013

    I just interviewed for a new job today.

    ..and they use berry flavored blistex for the "lip treatment." Am I just being ridiculous, or is this ridiculous? Haha..$80 facial, with blistex...
    enoxx enoxx
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    Experieced Esthetician

    If you are an esthetician looking for a professionall line of skin care that is reults oriented, high end and affordable, please let me know!  Stem cell and growth factors are huge right now and I have both!
    kfroyen73 kfroyen73
    1 Response Feb 16, 2012

    I love being an esthetician!

    I rent my own space! And I love skin care makeup waxing but, facials are my fav! :D
    RachelEmily RachelEmily
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 13, 2014

    New Horizons

    I am moving to Mexico and I am hoping someone can tell me the licensing requirements or where I can find them?  I have looked everyway. I am not sure if it is licensed or just certification so if anyone knows I would appreciate the input.  Many thanks.
    Essie30 Essie30
    Jul 20, 2011

    I Love Waxing

    hi im Lynette AKA the waxtress snd ive been an esthetician since 2003 and now have a store online for estheticians...www.the-wax-shop.com we carry Berins Wax and Beauty Love Aprons and am currently working on my own line...i love what i do and really enjoy spreading the knowledge...
    waxtress waxtress
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 24, 2012
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