aesthetician

noun aes·the·ti·cian \ ˌes-thə-ˈti-shən \
variants: or less commonly esthetician

Definition of aesthetician

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 :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

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