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a person trained to administer facials and give advice on makeup and care of the skin
Not to be confused with:
anesthetist – a person who administers anesthetics: I spoke with the anesthetist before my surgery.
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or es·the·ti·cian  (ĕs′thĭ-tĭsh′ən)
1. One versed in the theory of beauty and artistic expression.
2. One skilled in giving facials, manicures, pedicures, and other beauty treatments.
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(ˌiːsθɪˈtɪʃən; ˌɛs-) or


1. a student of aesthetics
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) another name for beauty therapist
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or es•the•ti•cian

(ˌɛs θɪˈtɪʃ ən)

a person who is versed in aesthetics.
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aesthetician, esthetician

1. a specialist in aesthetics.
2. a proponent of aestheticism.
See also: Beauty
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aesthetician - a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)aesthetician - a worker skilled in giving beauty treatments (manicures and facials etc.)
skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker - a worker who has acquired special skills
2.aesthetician - a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beautyaesthetician - a philosopher who specializes in the nature of beauty
philosopher - a specialist in philosophy
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EXTRACTION during facials is nothing new to me but usually aestheticians use two-sided metal extractors to remove blackheads and whiteheads.
The ExPurtise[R] Effective Anti-Aging Selfie Mask is the winner of DERMASCOPE Magazine's 2018 Aestheticians' Choice Award for Favorite Purifying Mask.
Aestheticians provide personalized, one-on-one skin assessments and recommend custom product regimens, providing guidance using SKINsight Imaging.
He noted that Murale shoppers will be able to get expert advice from three groups of specialists: beauty advisors ("beauty masters"), aestheticians and pharmacists.
Schreiber noted that he and his colleagues believe that Murale's customers will particularly appreciate that they will be able to get expert advice in one location from three groups of specialists--beauty advisers (at Murale they are designated "beauty masters"), aestheticians and pharmacists.
Aestheticians say the perfect way to keep your face fresh is by thoroughly cleansing it, removing impurities like whiteheads and blackheads, and by getting facials that stall the aging effects of the sun.
In the basics of skincare and makeup application, Michele's job is similar to that of most other aestheticians. But helping patients apply makeup after medical treatment presents special challenges, she says.
Although he provides a very strong account of jazz criticism in the 1930s, he might have done a more thorough job of detailing how the work of Hammond and Dodge diverged from or was similar to the cosmopolitan musical visions of Du Bois, Locke, and other black aestheticians. One wonders whether foregrounding Ellington's music and New Negro ideals in this chapter instead of saving them for the epilogue would have been a more effective means of showing how conundrums around musical cosmopolitanism resonated in different interpretive and performing communities in the 1930s and beyond.
Barnett Newman, one of Greenwich Village's best known homespun aestheticians, recently presented some of the products of his meditations....
IF WE assume that aesthetics is, or at least aspires to be, a scientific discipline then the so-called pluralistic' approach of some contemporary aestheticians should not surprise us.