The Top 6 Characteristics of a Beautician

So you’re thinking about becoming a beautician. Good for you! It’s a wonderful career that allows you to express your creativity while earning a great living.  But how do you know if you’re really suited for a career as a beautician?  We put together this list of the personality traits you need to be a top beautician.

1. Friendly and Approachable.

You have to be able to get along with all kinds of people in order to be a beautician. After all, you never know who will be sitting in your chair! You have to be polite, engaging and conversational.

2. Be Professional.

As a beautician, you have to keep a high level of professionalism when you are dealing with your clients. You also have to be discreet and be able to give your full attention to your client, providing them with personalized advice.

3. Stamina.

Yes, some days are slow.  But you have to be able to keep going when it’s super busy, like during national holidays, prom season and wedding season.

4. Good time-management skills.

You have to be able to manage your appointments. No one likes to wait for hours or to have their appointment canceled. The good news is, timekeeping is a skill that can be learned.

5. A Love of Learning.

Because the beauty industry is constantly changing, you have to keep up with new styles, products, and techniques.  You have to be on-trend to be successful.

6. Education.

It takes professional training to succeed in the beauty industry. There are many cosmetology schools to choose from, so do your research.  Choose a school like the Aveda Institute Portland that has great instructors, has impeccable credentials and is respected in the industry.

Do you have what it takes to become a beautician?  The instructors at Aveda Institute Portland and Vancouver can help you develop the skills you need to be successful in the beauty industry.  Why not take a tour today?


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