Cosmetologist Job Description

Cosmetologist Job Description (JD)

  • Converse with clients to better understand their requirements and make suggestions for improving their appearance
  • Cut, style and color hair and do scalp treatments
  • Apply make-up creating a variety of different looks according to the requests of the client
  • Perform massages, skin beauty treatments, body hair removals and manicure/pedicure
  • Apply and sell cosmetics and other beauty products
  • Answer the phone and schedule appointments
  • Maintain equipment and order material when appropriate
  • Comply with health and safety standards


  • Proven experience as a cosmetologist
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of cosmetology and best practices
  • Up-to-date with fashion and beauty trends
  • Great physical stamina
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • High school diploma; successful attendance of a cosmetology school is a must