In your opinion, what characterizes a good esthetician?
You have a few options at this point. One is listing characteristics, such as precision, attention to detail, familiarity with a wide range of procedures and services, excellent communication skills, empathy, creativity. You can also add that you believe to have these skills (or at least you are aware of them, and work on improving yourself).
Another option (a creative one, and it will certainly help you stand out) consists in focusing on results of your work.
When clients return to the spa again and again, when they recommend the place or the particular esthetician to their friends and colleagues, we can certainly say they were satisfied. Returning clients and positive references characterize a good esthetician…
What services can you provide to our clients?
You should do your research before the start of your interview. Try to find out the list of services they offer to the clients. It should be published on their website or their FaceBook profile. Then you can repeat the list, and add one or two services/procedures you are experienced with. A small sample:
However, you should always remember the limitations of your profession. You are not a dermatologist and should not venture into diagnosing of any skin diseases or conditions…
1 What Is Microdermabrasion?
The response you provide for this question will indicate whether your familiarity with different skin treatments. Demonstrate that you are knowledgeable in this field by explaining what microdermabrasion is.
“Microdermabrasion is a skin treatment done to renew the skin tone and texture. It is performed to improve the appearance of skin due to wrinkles and sunburns. While performing this treatment, a tiny micro aluminum oxide crystal is placed on the skin using a hand piece. This tiny aluminum oxide crystal will exfoliate the skin, and with mild suction by the hand piece, it will remove the skin debris and residues.”
Can you please tell us something about yourself?
Your energy and enthusiasm is much more important than the words you choose for your answer. They should feel your passion for this work, your optimism for the future.
Your meeting with the employer isn’t some form of a necessary evil, something you cannot avoid (and if it is, they should not get such an impression). You are actually pumped to interview for the position, and can’t wait to start working as an esthetician.
I suggest you to mix work-related stuff and personal hobbies in your answer. You can say them something about your training, and the life you have outside of work. Try to articulate clearly and keep an eye contact. Communication is very important for a good beauty worker. They should feel that their clients will enjoy talking to you during the procedures.
Why Are You Interested In This Role?
This is a common question that helps the interviewer to understand your reasons for applying for this role. The best way to respond to this question is by confirming your interest in the job and portray your motivation.
“I am a compassionate esthetician who performs skin, body, and hair treatments. I have the skills needed in consulting with clients to evaluate their requirements, give informed recommendations and explain services. I am interested in this role because I can assist your clients in selecting the right treatments while ensuring their care and satisfaction. “