Aesthetician Resume Sample3 min read

Updated on: July 30, 2016

Hiring managers are notoriously difficult to please. Their expectations are way up there and meeting them can become quite cumbersome, especially if you don’t know what they actually want. So what should be our first step before we attempt to please them with a resume? Research what they need in an employee and emulate it as closely as you can.

For instance, an esthetician hoping to find work in a salon will need to come up with something extra special to make himself appear “appropriate.”

Here is a resume sample for one:


Aesthetician Resume Sample


Janet Grant

4456 Peachwood Drive ● Atlanta, GA 82565 ● (000) 142-1422 ● janegra @ email . com


Performance Summary: Top-performing Aesthetician with 17+ years’ progressive track record in identifying skin conditions and determining appropriate types of care to improve the condition. Effectively able to perform a vast variety of facial and body techniques to improve and maintain healthy appearance of skin in sync with client satisfaction. Highly skilled in administering facials for different types of skins, with special focus on ensuring that sensitive skin is handled proper. Known for identifying products to use with different types of skins, keeping in mind skin allergies.


• Allergy Control • Skin Type Identification • Therapeutic Massages
• Thermal Heat Treatments • Compression Wraps • Skin Evaluation
• Body Hair Removal • Extractions • Chemical Peels
• Makeup Artistry • Scheduling • Retail Products Sale


Massage Envy, Atlanta, GA (2/2008 – Present)

• Introduce baking soda therapy for extreme acne, resulted in an increase in interested clients
• Design therapeutic massages for clients with arthritis with a 100% success rate in decreasing discomfort
• Contribute in the makeup for The Hobbit (film) stars, which won several awards for creative makeup
• Greet clients and inquire into their beauty needs by interviewing them thoroughly
• Examine clients’ skin conditions and provide them with feedback on problems
• Inquire into any skin allergies or conditions that clients may have and document them
• Devise skin care therapies according to each client’s specific skin condition
• Perform facials and massages according to the specific requirements of each client

Massage Envy, Atlanta, GA (5/2004 – 2/2008)

• Increased client base from 980 to 1500 owing to marketing conducted by word of mouth from satisfied clients
• Provided suggestions for cleaning and caring for clients’ skin and recommend skin care products
• Applied chemical peels to reduce fine lines and age spots
• Removed body and facial hair by performing waxing and threading activities
• Suggested use of over the counter topical solutions and ointments for skin problems such as acne

Spa Therapist
Polished Perfect, Atlanta, GA (1/199 – 5/2004)

• Interviewed clients to determine their hair and beauty needs
• Performed facials, polishing and massaging activities to meet clients’ specific beauty needs
• Give body massages to clients to ward off any discomforts such as arthritis pain or accident-related issues
• Provided advice on using beauty products on hair and skin according to each clients’ specific skin types and conditions
• Indulged in suggestive selling skills to promote and sell the salon’s retail products


Aesthetician Technical Diploma – 1998
Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, WI

Current Georgia State Cosmetology License

Seminars: Facial Treatments, Spa Sciences, Business Skills

Member: American Institute of Estheticians – Current