Advise customers on usage of cosmetics

Description

Provide advice to customers on how to apply various cosmetic products such as lotions, powders, nail polish or creams.

Alternative labels

suggest customers on usage of cosmetics
advise a customer on usage of cosmetics
instruct customers on usage of cosmetics
commend customers on usage of cosmetics
help customers on usage of cosmetics
advise a customer on usage of a cosmetic
advise a customer on the usage of cosmetics
recommend customers on usage of cosmetics

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Advise customers on usage of cosmetics is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Pedicurist: Pedicurists offer cosmetic treatment and care for their clients’ feet and toenails. They cut and shape toenails, give footbaths and exfoliation treatments and apply nail polish.
Hair removal technician: Hair removal technicians provide cosmetic services to their clients by removing unwanted hair on various body parts. They can use different techniques for temporary hair removal, such as epilation and depilation techniques, or permanent hair removal methods, such as electrolysis or intense pulsed light.
Cosmetics and perfume specialised seller: Cosmetics and perfume specialised sellers sell cosmetics and toilet articles in specialised shops.
Aesthetician: Aestheticians offer skin care treatments. They apply various facial treatments according to their clients’ needs and skin type, such as lotions, scrubs, peels and masks, in order to maintain the skin healthy and attractive. Aestheticians may also give neck massages and body treatments such as wraps. Aestheticians remove unwanted hair on different body parts like eyebrows, upper lip or the bikini area. They perform facial massage and apply make-up for various occasions.
Manicurist: Manicurists provide fingernail care. They clean, cut and shape the nails, remove cuticles and apply polish. Manicurists apply artificial fingernails and other decorative items on nails. They advice on nail and hand care and sell specialised products.
Cosmetics and perfume shop manager: Cosmetics and perfume shop managers assume responsibility for staff and activities in a drugstore. They manage employees, monitor the sales of the store, manage budgets and order supplies when a product is out of supply and perform administrative duties if required.  They sell cosmetics, perfume, medicines and miscellaneous items.
Personal stylist: Personal stylists assist their clients in making fashion choices. They advise on the latest fashion trends in clothing, jewellery and accessories and help their clients choose the right outfit, depending on the type of social event, their tastes and body types. Personal stylists teach their clients how to make decisions regarding their overall appearance and image.

Optional skill

Advise customers on usage of cosmetics is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Beauty salon manager: Beauty salon managers oversee the daily operations and staff management in a beauty salon. They ensure customer satisfaction, budget control and inventory management. Beauty salon managers set up and enforce salon rules and cleanliness guidelines. They are also in charge of promoting the salon to attract new clients.
Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Service manager: Service managers are responsible for the supervision and coordination of the provision of different professional and technical services to customers. They ensure a smooth interaction with clients and high levels of satisfaction post-service. This occupation includes the provision of policing, correctional, library, legal and fire services.
Beauty salon attendant: Beauty salon attendants schedule clients’ appointments, greet clients on the premises, give detailed information on the salon’s services and treatments and gather clients’ complaints. They clean the salon regularly and ensure all products are in stock and well deposited. Beauty salon attendants take payments from clients and may sell various beauty products.

 


 

References

  1. Advise customers on usage of cosmetics – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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