cosmetologist resume example with 6+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

Client-focused Cosmetologist with 6 years of delivering positive and memorable experiences to patrons. Energetic professional promoting passion for beauty and great communication skills.

Proficient Makeup Artist with great understanding of makeup artistry and 8 years of mua experience. Qualified to perform various makeup application techniques for any occasion. Patient, service-minded and can adapt well in any environment.

Experienced nail technician proficient in specialty nail services such as gel tips and nail art. Friendly professional able to help any customer with any nail need.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Beauty tool sanitization
  • Makeup and skincare
  • Sales and marketing
  • Client consultations
  • Nail designs
  • Contouring understanding
  • Natural nail-care knowledge
  • Product knowledge
  • Hair style recommendations
  • Acrylic tips
  • Gel tips
  • Schedule maintenance
  • Coordination skills
  • Client satisfaction
  • People skills
  • Eyebrow shaping
  • Beauty transformations
  • Customer consulting
  • Skin-tone management
  • Special occasion makeup application
  • Airbrush Makeup application
  • Clean makeup application
  • Editorial and high-fashion makeup
  • Cosmetology principles knowledge
Education and Training
Empire Beauty School Hanover, PA Expected in 03/2015 Cosmetology License : Cosmetology - GPA :
The Edgewater - Cosmetologist
Madison, WI, 04/2015 - 10/2018
  • Applied makeup to achieve desired day-to-day and special event looks.
  • Specializing in airbrush and bridal makeup
  • Applied makeup to 8-14 clients in a day during a busy wedding season
  • Upgrade from traditional makeup to airbrush bringing in more revenue for the salon.
  • Recommended styles and treatments based on clients' needs and appearances.
  • Stayed up-to-date on current and emerging trends to increase professional value and meet diverse client needs.
  • Fostered clean and sanitary work environment to protect customers and staff from infection.
  • Beautified customers by performing facials and waxing.
  • Maintained relationships with 10-15 long-term clients while handling up to 5 walk-in appointments daily.
  • Applied artificial nails or gel-based color to finger- and toenails.
  • Upgraded nail designs
  • Suggested, used and marketed appropriate products to clients for skin, nail and hair care to increase company profit
  • Performed 7+ various daily manicures, including gel, dip powder and French, along with pedicures and paraffin wax treatments for hands.
  • Pedicures
  • Kept notes listing preferences and services provided to clients for quick reference.
  • Increased sales by providing exceptional service and maintaining positive and energetic attitude.
  • Recommended treatment and styling products to customers to meet current needs or resolve specific concerns.
Windermere Real Estate - Realtor
Port Townsend, WA, 01/2017 - 12/2017
  • Advised prospective clients on current market activities.
  • Facilitated closing processes between lender, mortgage companies, buyers and sellers.
  • Maintained database of prospective customers.
  • Monitored fulfillment of purchase contract terms.
  • Managed real estate transactions from initiation to closing.
  • Prepared market analysis statistics and bid presentation for buyers and sellers.
  • Scheduled home viewings with potential buyers.
  • Communicated with inspectors, lenders and pest control companies to maintain all terms of purchase agreement.
  • Generated lists for potential property buyers, compatible with budgets and needs.
  • Accompanied buyers during property inspections.
  • Promoted properties via advertisements, open houses and multiple listing services.
  • Provided quick and accurate calculations, including percentages, commissions and discounts.
Simones Unlimited - Bridal Sales Consultant
City, STATE, 01/2012 - 01/2015
  • Developed and maintained positive customer relationships through effective communication.
  • Kept stock room organized so merchandise could be transferred quickly to sales floor.
  • Assisted customers with locating merchandise and complementary items.
  • Answered customer questions about bridal/prom products to overcome objections and promote sales.
  • Assisted bride in picking out perfect dress, groom's tuxedo and bridal party fashions.
  • Steamed gowns and assisted brides in choosing flattering and fitting pieces.
  • Suggested makeup/hair/nail services to brides and upsold bridal packages.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
Simones Unlimited - Professional Makeup Artist
City, STATE, 01/2012 - 01/2015
  • Provided makeup services to clients per month for weddings, proms and other special events.
  • Employed artistry and technique expertise by working directly with clients representing products at industry or fashion shows and private events.
  • Offered complementary makeup consultations to individuals to promote key product lines.
  • Suggested personalized skin care routines for clients, keeping skin type and skin conditions in mind.
  • Sold products and services to maintain sales goal.
  • Ordered makeup materials and equipment from suppliers when inventory was running low.
  • Sanitized workstations and salon equipment to reduce risk of infection.
  • Drove retail sales through salon product and service promotion, making specific client recommendations.

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School Attended

  • Empire Beauty School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cosmetologist
  • Realtor
  • Bridal Sales Consultant
  • Professional Makeup Artist


  • Cosmetology License

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