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Beauty Therapy

The beauty therapist offers a head-to-toe experience that improves the client’s quality of life by making them look and feel their best.

Beauty Therapy could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Helping people

Why choose this skill?

It has given me so much more confidence. It made me realize that I can do so much more than I thought I could.
— Lotte van Wandelen, Competitor at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

More about this skill

Beauty Therapy work includes a variety of skills from hair-styling, nail and skin care to body massage and make-up expertise.

Beauty therapists work in close contact with their clients and that relationship is at the heart of the job. In addition to demonstrating a wide range of beauty treatment the role also has a therapeutic element which can help the client’s sense of well-being and self-esteem.

The beauty business is subject to changes in styles and trends so it is important to keep in touch with the latest developments in the industry.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Kaiya Swain

    Kaiya Swain

    United Kingdom
    Gold

  • Photo of Yingying Liang

    Yingying Liang

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of CHAEYOUNG SHIN

    CHAEYOUNG SHIN

    Korea
    Silver

  • Photo of Lily Campbell

    Lily Campbell

    Australia
    Bronze

  • Photo of Wai Yin Lau

    Wai Yin Lau

    Hong Kong, China
    Bronze

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Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.