Pluck hair


Use tweezers or electric devices to remove hair by mechanically grasping them and pulling them out of the roots.

Alternative labels

plucking hair
extract hair
pull out hair
pluck hairs

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Pluck hair is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Pluck hair 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.

Masseur/masseuse: Masseurs/masseuses perform massages to help their clients relax and de-stress according to their preferences. They use appropriate massages, equipment and oils and also instruct their clients on techniques to improve relaxation.
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.
Massage therapist: Massage therapists provide therapeutic massage treatments to improve the well-being of their clients. They perform a variety of massage types such as shiatsu and swedish massage, according to their client’s needs and preferences.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022