Treat facial hair

Description

Shape, trim or shave beards and moustaches, using scissors and razors.

Alternative labels

treating facial hair
apply treatment to facial hair

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Treat facial hair is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Barber: Barbers cut, trim, taper and style men’s hair. They also remove facial hair by shaving the specific area. Barbers use tools such as scissors, clippers, razors and combs. They may offer additional services like shampooing, styling, coloring and performing scalp massages.

Optional skill

Treat facial 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.

Hairdresser: Hairdressers offer beauty services such as cutting, colouring, bleaching, permanent waving and styling clients’ hair. They ask their clients about their hairstyle preferences in order to provide customised services. Hairdressers use clippers, scissors and razors. They provide hair and scalp treatments and shampoo, condition and rinse hair.
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.
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.

 


 

References

  1. Treat facial hair – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022