Cosmetology and Esthetics: What’s the Difference?

An Atelier Esthetique student providing makeup to another student, an example of the cross between cosmetology and esthetics.

Esthetics and cosmetology schools often get lumped together as a single field of practice, but the differences are vast. In a grand sense, esthetics does fall under the umbrella of cosmetology, but esthetics is primarily focused on skincare, while cosmetology involves haircare and beyond. The training and educational requirements for each path are also quite different, and your career potential can vary greatly. Learn the differences in our article now! 


What Is Esthetics? 6 Commonly Asked Questions, Answered

An esthetician providing what is apparently a facial massage to an esthetics client

When talking about their time here at Atelier Esthetique, many of our staff and students get asked the same question: what is esthetics? It’s a basic question with a complicated answer. The field of esthetics is growing at an astounding rate as more people focus on ways to look and feel better. With jobs on the rise and more people looking for esthetics treatments, it’s time to learn more about this exciting field.  

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