What Does a Cosmetologist Do?

by Courtney Weikel
Cosmetology, Empire Beauty School

Ever wondered what it takes to bring beauty and style to life? In this article, discover the daily routines and diverse tasks that make up a cosmetologist’s world.

As a cosmetologist, your daily routine will focus on beautifying and maintaining the health of hair, skin, and nails. Licensed cosmetologists work in a diverse field, which means many cosmetologists specialize in specific areas. 

Cosmetology, Empire Beauty School

There are a variety of areas for a cosmetologist to focus on, including hair design, esthetics, nail technology, permanent makeup, or clerical duties. Since cosmetologists have diverse skill sets, they can work in diverse environments. Places they may work are spas, salons, beauty departments for pharmacies/stores, beauty product companies, or freelance work. 

Cosmetology, Empire Beauty School

Here are examples of job duties:

  • Inspect and analyze hair, scalp, and skin to recommend services or treatment.
  • Chemically change hair texture.
  • Shampoo, color, lighten, and condition hair.
  • Clean and disinfect all tools and work areas.
  • Receive payments from clients.
  • Makeup analysis.
  • Advise clients about nail and skin care for hands and feet.
  • Evaluate clients’ skin condition and appearance.
  • Remove unwanted hair, using wax, lasers, or other approved treatments.
Cosmetology, Empire Beauty School

At Empire Beauty School, students learn the basics of the cosmetology business. The curriculum includes résumé creation, job search, and more. You will also learn hair cutting, color, texture services, nail care, and makeup application. With our hands-on environment, you will have the opportunity to learn how to gain and retain clients. 

Learn more about cosmetology in our guide to getting started in cosmetology.

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December 20, 2023

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