Aesthetician



Sometimes, esthetician. a person who is versed in , the branch of philosophy dealing with such notions as the beautiful, the ugly, the sublime, the comic, etc., as applicable to the fine arts, with a view to establishing the meaning and validity of critical judgments concerning works of art, and the principles underlying or justifying such judgments.
Usually, esthetician. a person trained to administer facials, advise customers on makeup and the care of skin and hair, etc.:
That new aesthetician gave me a great facial; I swear I look 10 years younger.
Compare (def 1).
Synonyms: facialist, skin care specialist.
Historical Examples

Combarieu, the French aesthetician, defines music as “the art of thinking in tones.”
Music: An Art and a Language Walter Raymond Spalding

noun
a student of aesthetics
another name for beauty therapist

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