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1. What does a typical work day looks like for you?

I’m looking to pursue a future in Esthetics an I have a few questions about the career. I would be so grateful to hear about your experiences with as an esthetician!

I have a few additional questions if you could please answer them.

2. What are some of the biggest challenges an also greatest rewards of your day-to-day work?
3. How was the process of becoming an esthetician( school , certifications , extra training etc)?
4. What’s the most common service that you offer? 
5. What is one advice that you can give to someone who’s looking to become an esthetician?
6. What skills would you say are required to be successful in this career? 
7. How do you stay updated with the latest advancements and also trends?
8. What would you recommend to someone who is new in the field to build experience? 
9. Do you feel fulfilled with this career & Why?

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James Constantine’s Answer

Dear Salimah,

You've inquired about:
1. My typical work day as a dietitian/software developer:
I usually start my day with an early breakfast at 2am. By 3am, I'm at my laptop, clearing emails, programming with VB.NET, and responding to student queries on Career Village. I also spend time posting videos that promote my nutrition education software on my YouTube channel.

2. The challenges and rewards of my work:
With 52 years of experience, my work has become quite manageable. The greatest reward is undoubtedly the satisfaction derived from using my skills and knowledge to help others.

3. My journey to becoming a dietitian:
I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Graduate Diploma in Nutrition and Dietetics.

4. The most common service I offer:
I primarily provide nutritional advice.

5. Advice for someone aspiring to be an esthetician:
My advice would be to remain focused on your work and not get distracted.

6. The skills required for success in this career:
A solid understanding of Biochemistry is essential.

7. How I keep up-to-date with the latest advancements and trends:
I regularly read science publications on the internet.

8. My recommendation for someone new in the field looking to gain experience:
I would suggest delving into research on medical and nutritional biochemistry.

9. My fulfillment with this career and why:
Yes, I find my career fulfilling because it allows me to help people overcome diseases.

Now, let's discuss the role of an esthetician according to the Ask Ai Questions Search Engine:

1. Typical work day for an esthetician:
An esthetician's day is filled with skincare and beauty treatments. It begins with preparing the treatment room and includes appointments for facials, waxing, body treatments, and other skincare services. Administrative tasks are also part of the day.

2. Challenges and rewards of being an esthetician:
Challenges include dealing with difficult clients, managing a fluctuating schedule, and staying updated on skincare trends. However, the rewards include helping clients improve their skin health and confidence, building relationships with clients, and seeing the results of your work.

3. Becoming an esthetician:
This involves completing a state-approved cosmetology or esthetics program and passing a licensing exam. Some estheticians also pursue additional certifications or advanced training.

4. Common services offered by estheticians:
Facial treatments are the most common service, including deep cleansing facials, anti-aging treatments, acne facials, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and more.

5. Advice for aspiring estheticians:
Focus on developing strong communication skills and stay current on industry trends.

6. Skills required for success:
Interpersonal skills, attention to detail, creativity, and staying updated on skincare innovations are crucial for success.

7. Staying updated with advancements:
Estheticians stay updated by attending continuing education courses, workshops, seminars, trade shows, and industry conferences. They also follow reputable skincare publications and online resources.

8. Building experience as a new esthetician:
Seek internships or entry-level positions at spas, salons, or dermatology offices. Building a strong portfolio of before-and-after photos can also help attract more clients.

9. Fulfillment in esthetics career:
Many estheticians find fulfillment in their careers due to the positive impact they have on their clients’ self-esteem and well-being.

May God bless you!
James Constantine Frangos.