Beauty Therapist

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Beauty therapists specialise in skin and body care, including the hands and feet. They offer a wide range of treatments to improve clients’ appearance and to increase their sense of wellbeing.

The Work

You could be:


The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for beauty therapists in Scotland begin around £14,000 a year. Senior beauty therapists may earn from £20,000 to £25,000 a year. Tips and commission from the sale of products can supplement salaries.

Some employers, such as hotels, may offer live-in accommodation.


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Getting In

Jobcentres generally have a range of vacancies on offer. You could find work in spa therapy centres, hotels, beauty salons or on cruise liners.

What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be:


Getting On


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The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Habia (Hairdressing and Beauty Industry Authority)
Tel: 08452 306080
Twitter: @Habia_SSB

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