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How To Become A Successful Aesthetician

laser trainingIf you are interested in becoming an aesthetician, there are a few steps you can take after graduating from medical aesthetics school to turn your dream into a reality!

What Is An Aesthetician?

An aesthetician is a skincare specialist who is certified to perform a variety of treatments on the dermal and epidermal layers of the skin. They focus on aesthetic treatments that address sun spot damage and overall skin complexion, among other things. Aestheticians can also perform cosmetic treatments such as facials, waxes and peels.

Aestheticians stick to aesthetic procedures like:

  • Laser hair removal
  • Laser tattoo removal
  • Wrinkle reduction
  • Acne reduction
  • Skin tightening
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • And more!

When it comes to job opportunities, aestheticians can be employed by a medical practice, hospital, salon, spa or any medical setting. In addition, it’s common for plastic surgery clinics and dermatologists’ offices to hire aestheticians.

How Do I Become A Successful Aesthetician?

You might be thinking, “I’ve completed cosmetic laser training. Now, how do I become a successful aesthetician?”

Whether you are looking to start your own business or work at a medical spa, here’s 4 things you can do to become successful in medical aesthetics.

  1. Set goals

Do you dream of owning your own business? How about becoming a go-to expert in cosmetic lasers and aesthetic treatments? Those who walk around without a plan aren’t as successful in medical aesthetics as the people who set goals and work to achieve them. Setting short-term and long-term goals will set you up for success as a cosmetic laser tech or aesthetician.

  1. Take action

Once you have set your goals, it’s time to take action. You are in charge of your own success – no matter what industry you choose to work in. Take the initiative to see your goals through. But remember: If you put in minimal effort, you are going to get minimum success.

  1. Seek education

Aesthetic school is a chance for estheticians to expand their skill set and differentiate themselves from the competition. But the learning shouldn’t end once you receive your cosmetic laser certification. Find a mentor – someone in the esthetics field or a past instructor – that you admire and can learn from throughout your medical aesthetics career.

  1. Standout

Good service speaks for itself, and word-of-mouth is a powerful marketing tool. But when clients have a bad experience, they are quick to share a bad review of an esthetician or cosmetic laser tech. Always strive to put your customers first and provide them with the best experience possible so they can serve as ambassadors of your business.

Laser Training at National Laser Institute

Do you have a passion for health and beauty? Do you enjoy helping people look and feel their best? If you answered yes to one or both of these questions, then you should consider a career in medical aesthetics!

National Laser Institute offers cosmetic laser training for total career changers and estheticians that can be completed in just 1-2 weeks! Our courses are highly customizable to fit your schedule and learning goals.

Our Comprehensive Laser Course covers some of the most in-demand laser treatments such as:

  • Laser hair removal
  • IPL photofacial
  • Skin rejuvenation
  • Skin tightening
  • Body contouring
  • Laser acne reduction
  • Laser tattoo removal
  • Wrinkle reduction
  • And more!

The first half of the course is spent in the classroom where you will learn about laser mechanics, tissue interaction, and pre- and post-patient care from up to 13 different industry experts with 7-20 years of experience in the field.

During the second half of the course, you will have clinical hands-on training in an educational setting. We have a dedicated team that works to schedule clients for you to work on in order to gain real world experience. Our experienced instructors will be by your side to offer personalized instruction in an intimate setting and answer any questions you might have about the industry.

By the end of the course, you will feel comfortable and confident in your skills as a cosmetic laser tech as you will be prepared to work in any medical setting, including medical spas, doctor’s offices and fitness centers!

To learn more about our cosmetic laser education, please fill out the form on the right or give us a call at 800-982-6817.