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Updated 11 days ago

Transfering an Esthetics license - 178 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kristen in Santa Rosa, California"]Colleen, Every state but CA has reciprocity; Google 'esthetic license Florida' and you should find...


Updated 21 days ago

Cosmetologist to Esthetician? - 91 Replies

Hello, I'm hoping someone can help answer my question. I called the cosmetology board and even they couldn't give me a solid answer. So I am...


Updated 29 days ago

schools in Chicago- thinking I need to switch - 89 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mandi in Chicago, Illinois"]Did you go to Universal Spa Training Academy? I'm considering this school because of their TrueU...

Brooke99 in Bradenton, Florida

Updated 1 month ago

Difference between medical esthetician and others - 627 Replies

I'm planning on going to school for estetics after i'm done with cosmetology school in Alaksa. My question is whats the difference between medical...

Camy in Los Angeles, California

Updated 1 month ago

Is being an Esthetician as bad as everyone is making it sound? - 135 Replies

I have a bachelors degree and for the past 5 years been working in an industry that I really hate. I've been looking into advanced degrees but skin...

BriannaChanel in Atlanta, Georgia

Schools in Atlanta

hello all. I am currently looking to go to school to become an Esthetician in Atlanta and was wondering about reviews of the 2 potential schools I'm...

KAJ19 in Houston, Texas

Updated 1 month ago

Independent Contracting challenges - 3 Replies

Hi all: I am an independent contractor presently working at 3 spas (2 owners). I have a quandary about tactfully telling the respective spa owners...

Khaleesi in Glendale, Arizona

Updated 2 months ago

Laser Certification? - 13 Replies

Hi! Does anyone have any information on how to acquire my laser certification in AZ? I called one of the schools, and it was almost $9,000 for 2...

Agneshka in San Leandro, California

Esthetician license and Shirodhara

Hello folks! Can an esthetician offer Shirodhara massage with esthetician license only? It is the warm oil drip and a practitioner doesn't touch the...

Chelsea28 in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Updated 2 months ago

RN Nurse or Esthetician? - 626 Replies

I'm undecided about becoming a RN nurse or esthetician. I love learning about skin care but doing my research and from word of mouth a RN nurse has a...

Broncogodd in Parker, Colorado

Updated 2 months ago

Are there male Estheticians? and Do they have problems finding a job? - 27 Replies

My brofriend is looking into the esthetician program, while waiting for the nursing program. He wants to do the botox and laser after he gets his rn...

Sally9 in Brick, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Dermaplaning - 102 Replies

I'm very new to Aesthetics about to start school in July at the International Academy College of Aesthetics. From there i was thinking about going to...

JMia in Southwest Brevard Cnty, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Florida Scope of Practice? - 9 Replies

I recently moved from NC (where I went to school and obtained my first license) Now having moved to FL I have received my Facialist License but I am...

Lrod88 in Blue Island, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

physician collaborative agreements in Indiana - 1 Reply

I am having a difficult time finding a physician to approach about a collaborate agreement. I am new to the area, Bloomington Indiana. I am a retired...

Lrod88 in Blue Island, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

can someone please give me their experience with medical aesthetics - 1 Reply

I’m curious to know about other esthy’s experiences with medical esthetics, more so working under/with a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. I know...

StacyMagee in Tampa, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Can anyone recommend a good school in the Tampa area - 6 Replies

Hi Everyone, I'm making a major career change and want to pursue my passion for skincare. I'm interested in finding a facial specialist program...

AdriennC in Sarasota, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

Enrolling in School Soon--Basic Esthetician or the "Master" Esthetitcian License? - 7 Replies

The school I'm looking at (Bellus Academy in San Diego) offers a program for basic esthetics and a program for master esthetics. The master program...

Bbomb in Hockessin, Delaware

Updated 4 months ago

Does anyone know of a school in myrtle beach to get medical aesthetician license - 3 Replies

I am looking into the medical aesthetician field and getting my license for it .Is this a good field and does it pay well and how much schooling is...

Tajvirk in Fresno, California

Esthetician ( beauty therapist)

Hi, I did NVQ level 2 and level 3 for beauty therapist courses in England London . I moved to America and I was wondering how to get a Esthetician’s...

Oktoberjimenez in Davenport, Iowa

Transferring AZ license to NJ

Can someone help! I’m moving to New Jersey from Arizona in May and need help with transferring my esthetics license over. I looked it up online...

TheSugarShack in Santa Barbara, California

Updated 4 months ago

Am I being unrealistic here? - 49 Replies

I'm planning on starting school in 2 months for an esthiology program at an Aveda Institute. I have always struggled with my own skin (acne) and...

natlynnewinter in Santa Cruz, California

Updated 5 months ago

esthetician exam - 570 Replies

Can anybody give me a heads up on what I should focus on for the California Exam? Thank you so much!

justforyou8549 in Bound Brook, New Jersey

Updated 5 months ago

New Jersey State Board Exam - 276 Replies

Hey fellow skin lovers! Love reading this forum. I wanted to ask has anyone taken the NJ state board exam? I moved from NY (went to school in NYS) to...

Renee_ in Brossard, Quebec

Updated 5 months ago

european estheticians vs. american estheticians - 51 Replies

i have been practicing esthetics for the past three years and i have just recently run into a situation where the salon i booth rent space in was ...

ImEsthi in Chicago, Illinois

I want to be an esthetician, but I don’t want to work in a spa

Hello, I am currently going to school at the Aveda Institute and I am close to my graduation date, so I’m looking in to different career...

jlbarna in Los Angeles, California

Updated 6 months ago

Advanced Waxing Courses. - 41 Replies

I am a recent licensed Esthetician. I really want to get my foot in the door and start my career. Although, I know that waxing is the way to go. I'm...

goattty in Wappingers Falls, New York

New York Esthetics Written Exam Help

Hello everyone! My name is Meagan Simon I live in New York state, graduated from esthetics school 3 months ago, I have taken the practical in Albany,...

goattty in Wappingers Falls, New York

Updated 6 months ago

State Board Practical & Exam - 44 Replies

I moved from California to Atlanta. Ca does not reciprocate with Ga. I will probably be forced to take the state board exam and practical again! I...

Kyky in Miami Beach, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

Lancet... used at a 35 degree angle or 45 degree? Please help! - 6 Replies

Lancet... used at a 35 degree angle or 45 degree? Please help!

Denice A in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 7 months ago

Seeking An Esthetician Apprenticeship - 18 Replies

I am extremely interested in working as a skincare professional.I love the beauty and skincare industry and I am a talented and experienced makeup...

Ceecee in Houston, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

do i have to wax to get the job? - 21 Replies

im interested in becoming an esthetician but not so interested in doing brazilian waxes, etc. small areas okay. would this really limit my job...

Kayla Robbs in Redford, Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

Services allowed by Licensed cosmetologist? - 1 Reply

This topic has been in debate for a long time in my area. I have looked in a lot of places but cannot find a straight forward answer. In Michigan is...

Kayla Robbs in Redford, Michigan

Updated 8 months ago

How long did it take for you to land an esty job - 1 Reply

Just curious about how long it took for you to get a job as an esthetician. I was licensed in January but still struggling to find a decent...

Kayla Robbs in Redford, Michigan

Esthetician Apprenticeship Metro Detroit

Hello I'm Kayla. I am currently in school for esthetics. I will be finished with the program 12/19/18 I am looking for an apprenticeship willing to...

EstieFairy in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 9 months ago

Is it a good or bad time to be an esthetician? - 24 Replies

I am signing up for school tomorrow to be an esthetician. I am nervous with the economy. Can somebody let me know what is going on out there right...

Emily in Fresno, California

Updated 9 months ago

CA State Board Exam Uniform Requirements? - 677 Replies

I just got my date to take the California State Board Exam and the instructions say that you must wear a uniform, but they don't specify what the...

DD in Jackson, New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

Can a Medical Esthetician inject Botox in Pennsylvania? - 78 Replies

I'm starting school to become a medical esthetician. My goal is to work in a plastic surgeon's office. Can an esthetician legally inject Botox in...

BrianWaxingSuccess in Palm Springs, California

Updated 9 months ago

Leave corporate job for the beauty industry? - 5 Replies

Hello, everyone. I'm exploring different career paths, I don't think office jobs are for me. My job has good benefits, pay, and shorter hours than...

Nia in Foley, Alabama

Updated 10 months ago

Practical Exam pointers - 257 Replies

Hi! I will be taking the stateboard exam in 2 weeks, and need some help from newly license Estheticians. Can you please give me details on what to...

Inschool in North Carolina

In florida how to obtain an aesthetic liscense

Im in Tallahassee upon finishing Aveda Intstitute for the full specialist liscense. Entering aveda I was told I would be able to have a job of my...

Ash in Chandler, Arizona

AZ Esthetician written state board exam

Anyone recently take the Arizona esthetician written exam??? Been awhile sense being in school. Would like to know whats on it written exam. So, I'm...

down2marsgirl in Wood Green, United Kingdom

UK to USA what qualification do I need?

Hello, I currently live in the UK and would like to become an aesthtician/beauty therapist . While I need to study this in the UK I would like to be...

Emily in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 12 months ago

practical exam massachusetts - 13 Replies

I am new in the state of Massachusetts and i would like to speak with someone who took the practical test to get the esthetician state license. I am...

Rachel in Nutley, New Jersey

Updated 12 months ago

Esthetics in the United Kingdom/England - 37 Replies

Does anyone know anything regarding estheticians from the U.S. transferring to the U.K. and if transferring is possible? Does anyone know what the...

WAXXXX in Woodstock, New York

Updated 12 months ago

EUROPEAN WAX CENTER -??? - 24 Replies

Did you or anyone you know ever work for this place called European Wax center? I am reading reviews about it but not seeing any info on what its...

Rita T

Updated 13 months ago

Starting Small - 84 Replies

I've recently decided to start doing aesthetics indpendently. I plan to rent a room in a medical building or established salon, working as my own...

Lina in Mesa, Arizona

Updated 13 months ago

passing the written exam - 4 Replies

Can anyone please help with passing the written portion of the esthetic exam?? I have taken it and I failed. Any help would be great!!! Thanks!

ljve in North Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 14 months ago

Esthetician or cosmetologist? - 4 Replies

I started cosmetology school about 5 months ago. I am realizing that, honestly, I don't like doing hair. I'm really much more interested in the...

Esthetician in Bronx, New York

Transferring accredited hours from an esthetician program to another state

Hey guys hoping you could help me out so I recently completed a 600 hour esthetician program in new York but have not taken my state board yet. Im...

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