Cosmetics and Toiletries Salesperson

Sell cosmetics and toiletries.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cosmetics and Toiletries Salespeople do?

Sells cosmetics and toiletries, such as skin creams, hair preparations, face powder, lipstick, and perfume, to customers in department store or specialty shop: Demonstrates methods of application of various preparations to customer. Explains beneficial properties of preparations and suggests shades or varieties of makeup to suit customer’s complexion. May weigh and mix facial powders, according to established formula, to obtain desired shade, using spatula and scale. Performs other duties as described under SALESPERSON Master Title.

Should I be a Cosmetics and Toiletries Salesperson?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Cosmetic Counselor, Salesperson, Cosmetics and Toiletries

    How to Become a
    Cosmetics and Toiletries Salesperson

    Most Cosmetics and Toiletries Salespeople have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9cagaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29||bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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