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Empire Beauty School - West Mifflin
(800) 223-3271
2393 Mountain View Dr
West Mifflin, PA
# of Undergrads
105
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - Monroeville
(800) 223-3271
The Plaza at 320 Mall Blvd
Monroeville, PA
# of Undergrads
125
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Buck's County School of Beauty Culture Inc
(215) 322-0666
1761 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville, PA
# of Undergrads
53
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Academy of Hair Design - Hazleton
(570) 459-5501
1057A North Church Street
Hazleton, PA
# of Undergrads
24
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - Lehigh Valley
(800) 223-3271
1634 MacArthur Rd
Whitehall, PA
# of Undergrads
105
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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South Hills Beauty Academy Inc
(412) 561-3381
3269 W Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA
# of Undergrads
45
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - North Hills
(412) 367-1765
Pittsburgh, PA
# of Undergrads
100
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - West Mifflin
(800) 223-3271
2393 Mountain View Dr
West Mifflin, PA
# of Undergrads
105
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - North Hills
(412) 367-1765
Pittsburgh, PA
# of Undergrads
100
School Information
Private
Setting
Suburban

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Empire Beauty School - Williamsport
(800) 223-3271
1808 East Third Street
Williamsport, PA
# of Undergrads
63
School Information
Private
Setting
Rural

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Beautician

How can I learn to become a Beautician?

Beauticians generally attend vocational cosmetology school. Training often lasts 9-24 months and involves hands-on practice in hairdressing, skincare techniques, and other beautician specialties. Training for barbers and hairdressers may take significantly longer than that for manicurists and skin care specialists. Some beauticians take on apprenticeship positions after school that may last 1-3 years.

All states require beauticians to be licensed with the exception of shampooers and makeup artists. Licensing requirements vary by state and one generally must be certified in their own state to practice cosmetology. Certain states require a high school diploma or GED in order to become licensed. Typically, one must have completed a state approved training program and be over the age of 16 in order to gain certification. Licensing exams generally consist of a written test and a practical evaluation of the cosmetology specialty (hairdressing, skincare, manicure, etc.). Separate licenses are often required for different cosmetology practices.

It is important for beauticians to be informed in new products, techniques, and trends to be successful. Beauticians commonly attend workshops, training programs, and product shows regularly to maintain a current knowledge in the field.

What does a Beautician do?

Beautician work with clients' personal appearance needs in a variety of specialties. Beauticians generally work in a salon and practice one specialty, although some beauticians are licensed to practice in several areas of the field.

A hair stylist, or hairdresser, specializes in the cutting, coloring, chemical treating, and styling of hair. Hair dressers often work with both males and females and may have a regular clientele that they work for on a recurring basis. Product sales are often an important responsibility for hair stylists. Some hairdressers also manage the scheduling and finances of the salon, taking appointments and managing income. Hairdressers may also shampoo their clients hair and work to maintain the workplace by sweeping and cleaning. Some salons employ shampoo technicians as well. Shampooers are often trained and paid less than hairdressers and are responsible for washing clients hair and maintaining a clean workplace.

Manicurists, or nail technicians specialize in the care of hands and feet. Manicurists provide nail care by shaping, coloring, and embellishing fingernails and toenails. Manicurists regularly apply acrylic or gels nails for clients as well as perform massage and skin care for hands and feet. Manicurists are commonly responsible for the same salon maintenance as hairdressers, with sanitation of the workplace and tools being of the utmost importance.�To reduce exposure to product chemicals, manicurists work in well-ventilated buildings and wear face masks.

Estheticians practice skin care and perform services such as facials, hair removal, microdermabrasion, a...

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