Licensed Cosmetologist resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Experienced in handling high-volume customer needs, quickly assessing each customer and offering on-trend recommendations. Skilled at cutting hair and recommending optimal products to drive revenue. Diligent about keeping records accurate and schedules organized.

  • Hair artistry professional
  • Social skills
  • Cosmetology principles knowledge
  • Payment processing expertise
  • Product knowledge
  • Beauty tool sanitization
  • Razor cutting expert
  • Body hair removal
  • Makeup and skincare
  • Natural nail-care knowledge
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Customer buying trends
  • Marketing understanding
  • Familiar with relaxers
  • Business management
  • Innovative hairstyling techniques
  • Waxing and hair removal techniques
  • Hair coloring and styling
Education and Training
Sheridan High School Denver, CO Expected in 06/2002 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Soothe - Licensed Cosmetologist
Deerfield, IL, 04/2012 - Current
  • Treated customers to extra services such as shampooing and head massage to promote loyalty.
  • Evaluated client hair type, condition and desired outcome to determine ideal services.
  • Stayed up-to-date on current and emerging trends to increase professional value and meet diverse client needs.
  • Backed up reception desk by answering phones, scheduling appointments and processing payments.
  • Collected payment from customers and scheduled next appointments.
  • Kept notes listing preferences and services provided to clients for quick reference.
  • Fostered clean and sanitary work environment to protect customers and staff from infection.
  • Recommended treatment and styling products to customers to meet current needs or resolve specific concerns.
  • Handled $[Amount] in cash and credit card payments daily with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Suggested, used and marketed appropriate products to clients for skin, nail and hair care to increase company profit [Number]%.
  • Washed, colored, cut and styled hair for high volume of clients daily.
  • Scheduled [Number] daily client appointments with necessary details, including preferences and special needs.
  • Met with new clients, providing effective hair consultations detailing expectations for color, style and cut.
  • Introduced modern techniques such as [Technique] to style and stay up to date with newest trends in hair, nails and makeup.
  • Maintained relationships with [Number] long-term clients while handling up to [Number] walk-in appointments daily.
  • Double-checked inventories and stocking for [Number] treatment and sale areas.
  • Increased sales [Number]% in [Number] months by providing exceptional service and maintaining positive and energetic attitude.
  • Recommended styles and treatments based on clients' needs and appearances.
  • Assisted with basic bookkeeping needs such as filing and maintaining over [Number] clients' records.
  • Scheduled appointments for customers using [Software].
Maidpro - Caregiver (Memory Care)
West Palm Beach, FL, 01/2009 - 03/2010
  • Assisted with meal planning to meet nutritional plans.
  • Helped clients with personal needs from exercise to bathing and personal grooming.
  • Monitored vital signs and medication use, documenting variances and concerning responses.
  • Took and recorded patient temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure to monitor health statistics.
  • Facilitated best care by developing strong and trusting rapport with patient.
  • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
  • Coordinated with doctors and registered nurses to develop care plans for patients.
  • Assisted over [Number] residents with daily needs, including personal hygiene, dressing and transferring from chairs to bed.
  • Assisted patients with daily personal hygiene such as bathing, dressing and grooming.
  • Planned and prepared nutritious meals and snacks to meet special client diets such as as diabetic, low sodium and high protein.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Implemented group activities such as [Type] and [Type] activities, improving resident and staff engagement [Number]%.
  • Reported concerns to supervisory [Job title] to maintain optimal care for all client needs.
  • Engaged client in physical and mental activities to sustain quality of life.
  • Cultivated amiable relationships with over [Number] residents, resulting in strong overall patient happiness and emotional well-being.
  • Engaged with patients and families, providing emotional support and instruction in preparing healthy meals, independent living skills and adaptation to disability or illness.
  • Laundered clothing and bedding and changed linens [Number] times per [Timeframe] to prevent spread of infection.
  • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
  • Oversaw and planned resident schedules by coordinating doctor appointments, exercise routines, recreational activities and family visits.
  • Directed patients in simple prescribed exercises, including passive and active ROM to maintain musculoskeletal functions and increase strength.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Examined and addressed lacerations, contusions and physical symptoms to assess and prioritize need for further attention.
  • Delivered high-quality, geriatric care to private client.
  • Performed light housekeeping duties such as, making beds, sweeping floors and sanitizing surfaces.
Hy-Vee - House Cleaner
Cedar Rapids, IA, 01/1996 - 01/2008
  • Checked and changed linens and washed and dried dishes to maintain orderly homes.
  • Organized, cleaned and sanitized kitchens, bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms to eliminate daily germs and keep families healthy.
  • Laundered bedding and made beds to minimize wrinkles in sheets and keep pillows fluffed.
  • Followed proper handling procedures for chemical cleaners and power equipment to prevent damage to floor and fixtures and maintain safe environment.
  • Followed manufacturer instructions for using chemicals and equipment to avoid burns, injuries and workplace accidents.
  • Returned vacant rooms to occupant-ready status by deep cleaning, changing linens, restocking inventory and removing trash.
  • Checked inventory for required supplies and made lists for needed cleaning products.
  • Used [Type] cleaning products for sanitizing bathrooms and kitchens to reduce spread of germs and prevent illness.
  • Rendered detailed and timely cleaning services while working in fast-paced environment with multiple interruptions.
  • Moved beds, sofas and small furniture to wipe down baseboards and remove dust and dirt from hard-to-reach areas.
  • Mopped and vacuumed floors and dusted furniture to maintain organized, professional appearance at all times.
  • Swept and damp-mopped private stairways and hallways.
  • Interacted pleasantly with clients and guests when performing daily duties.
  • Organized supplies for efficient use based on expected customer needs.
  • Managed client laundry with proper care and attention to needs of different linens and articles of clothing.
  • Emptied wastebaskets and disposed of all soiled linen in guest rooms to reduce spread of germs and enhance freshness.
  • Employed deep-cleaning techniques for areas in need of additional sanitation.
  • Washed and polished glass windows and doors to keep entryways clear and professional.
Grocery Warehouse - Courtesy Clerk
City, STATE, 08/2000 - 08/2001
  • Escorted customers to desired merchandise location.
  • Assisted customers with price checks, lifting heavy items and addressing other inquiries.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Supervised return of exchanged or unwanted items to correct shelf locations and organized display arrangements.
  • Oversaw collection shopping carts from parking lot to maintain clean, organized area.
  • Packaged or bagged purchases, assisting customer with purchase and in-vehicle loading.
  • Answered questions and informed customers of current sales and promotions.
  • Assisted customer relationship management by addressing service requests and assisting front-end cashier and bagger clerk.
  • Delivered exceptional customer service by greeting over [Number] daily customers and directing to desired items.
  • Placed calls to inventory room to assist product delivery and meet customer requests.
  • Executed as many as [Number] price checks per shift by checking storage room for items.
  • Maintained store cleanliness and sanitation through [Action] and [Action].

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School Attended

  • Sheridan High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Licensed Cosmetologist
  • Caregiver (Memory Care)
  • House Cleaner
  • Courtesy Clerk


  • High School Diploma

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