aesthetician

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noun aes·the·ti·cian \ˌes-thə-ˈti-shən\
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esthetician

Definition of aesthetician

  1. 1 :  a specialist in aesthetics (see 2aesthetic 1) Encountering such designs, we have the aestheticians to tell us that they are rhythmic ways of filling space and of pleasing the eye. — Guy Davenpo For the aesthetician, wildlife art is an enigma of stability in a century of ever-changing trends. — Chuck Wechsler

  2. 2 :  a person licensed to provide cosmetic skin care treatments and services (such as facials, hair removal, and makeup application) In a dark booth at the back of the beauty salon, the aesthetician put me on a table and applied a series of ointments to my face, some cool, some warmed. — Phyllis Rose But instead of hot wax, the aesthetician smooths a heated preparation of sugar, lemon juice, water, and sometimes glycerin over the skin before pulling it off with either her fingers or a strip of cloth. — Valerie Monroe

Origin and Etymology of aesthetician

see 1aesthetic


First Known Use: 1829

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