Cosmetics ingredients

Description

A variety of sources cosmetics are composed of ranging from crushed insects to rust.

Alternative labels

cosmetics additives
cosmetics elements
a cosmetics ingredient
cosmetics ingredient
cosmetics raw materials
ingredients of cosmetics

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Cosmetics ingredients is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Cosmetic chemist: Cosmetic chemists develop formulas in order to create and test new cosmetic products and improve existing cosmetic products such as perfumes and fragrances, lipstick, waterproof lotions and makeup, hair dye, soaps and detergents with special properties, topical medicines or health supplements.
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.
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.
Cosmetics production machine operator: Cosmetics production machine operators tend machinery for the manufacturing of cosmetic products by setting up the machines and tools, cleaning and maintaining the equipment and abiding by the production schedule.

Optional knowledge

Cosmetics ingredients is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Beauty vocational teacher: Beauty vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, beauty, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for a cosmetology-related profession, such as manicurist and make-up and hair designer. Beauty vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of cosmetology through assignments, tests and examinations.
Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Tanning consultant: Tanning consultants assist clients with their tanning needs. They offer advice on purchases and treatments in solariums and tanning salons.

 


 

References

  1. Cosmetics ingredients – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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