If 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!
Here are our tips for how you can become a successful aesthetician in the medical aesthetics industry.
What Is An Aesthetician?
An aesthetician is a skincare specialist who is certified to perform a variety of skincare treatments on the dermal and epidermal layers of the skin. They focus on medical aesthetic procedures 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, tattoo removal, wrinkle reduction, skin tightening and more!
When it comes to career opportunities in the industry, aestheticians can work at a medical practice, hospital, salon, spa or any medical setting. Also, it’s common for plastic surgery clinics and dermatologists’ offices to hire aestheticians.
How To 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 four things you can do to become successful in medical aesthetics.
- Set goals. Do you dream of owning your own business? How about becoming a go-to expert in cosmetic lasers and medical aesthetic treatments? Those who don’t have a business plan aren’t as successful 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 career changers and estheticians that can be completed in just two 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, body contouring 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 seven to 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 to gain real-world experience. Our experienced instructors will be by your side to offer personalized instruction in an intimate setting and to 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!