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Hair or Beauty Salon Assistants assist Hairdressers or Beauty Therapists by performing routine tasks in hairdressing or beauty salons.


  • discusses client needs, analyses skin characteristics and advises on suitable skin care, treatments and application of make-up
  • applies general cosmetic and corrective make-up
  • performs manicures and pedicures such as decorative nail art, application of artificial nails, nail repair, and other specialised hand and foot treatments
  • performs facial and body treatments such as massages
  • treats unwanted hair through waxing, bleaching, tinting, depilation and electrolysis
  • evaluates beauty therapy processes and products
  • receives bookings, arranges appointments and maintains client records
  • provides advice on and selling cosmetic products.

To become a Hair and Beauty Salon Assistant

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