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NOC 6562 Estheticians, electrologists and related occupations

Example Titles
Beauty care specialist
Beauty culture operator
Beauty culturist
Beauty treatment operator
Body piercer
Dermal therapist
Electrolysis operator
Electrolysis technician
Facial treatment operator
Hair removal specialist
Hair replacement consultant
Hair replacement technician
Hair weaver
Henna tattoo artist
Mehndi tattoo artist
Nail care technician
Nails and lashes applicator
Registered dermal therapist
Scalp treatment specialist
Skin care consultant
Skin care specialist
Skin care technician
Tattoo artist
Thermology and electrolysis technician
Wax depilation specialist
Wax depilator

Lead statement
Estheticians, electrologists and workers in related occupations provide facial and body treatments designed to enhance an individual’s physical appearance. They are employed in beauty salons, electrolysis studios, scalp treatment and hair replacement clinics and other similar establishments and in cosmetic departments of retail establishments such as pharmacies and department stores, or they may be self-employed.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:


Give facial and other body treatments using specialized products and techniques.


Advise customers on the use of make-up and other beauty products and apply make-up to customers; may specialize in applying make-up to models or other individuals for special occasions.


Remove unwanted hair permanently from client’s face or body using needle only specialized electrical hair removal equipment, laser or other equipment.

Manicurists and pedicurists

Clean, shape and polish fingernails and toenails and provide related treatments.

Scalp treatment specialists

Apply medicated lotions to treat scalp conditions and hair loss.

Tattoo artists

Apply permanent designs to customer’s skin, using electric needles and chemical dyes; may also apply temporary designs to customer’s skin.

Hair replacement technicians (non-medical)

Prepare and apply custom-made hair pieces to customer’s scalp, weave customer’s hair to hair pieces and provide scalp treatments.

Source: Canada website