Working as a Cosmetologist

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Cosmetologist Ratings

2K Cosmetologist reviews for 919 companies

Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.2 ★
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
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2K Cosmetologist Jobs

Cosmetologist Reviews

What do Cosmetologist professionals have to say about their job? Read through 2K Cosmetologist reviews for 919 companies.
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Trish McEvoyTrish McEvoy
Makeup Artist
Mar 22, 2023

“Fun and happy atmosphere to work in”

Guerlain Spa
Make Up Artist
May 29, 2022

“Friendly nicely knowledgeable happy balance”

Top Companies for Cosmetologist

Great Clips
Great Clips
3.8 ★
17K Jobs
3K Reviews
4K Salaries

With over 4,400 salons owned by more than 700 franchisees throughout the United States and Canada, Great Clips is the world’s largest salon brand. All salons are independently owned by franchisees who employ more than 25,000 stylists. Franchisees are passionate about ensuring their teams receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Our franchisees and corporate office are dedicated to our salon communities with a focus on philanthropic and volunteer activities.

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Ulta Beauty
Ulta Beauty
3.5 ★
7K Jobs
10K Reviews
11K Salaries

ALERT: We are aware of a scam whereby imposters are posing as employees from Ulta Beauty and vendors to Ulta Beauty. Beware of anyone requesting financial or personal information. At Ulta Beauty, we take pride in creating a best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card, driver’s license or bank information, etc.) from you via text or email. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning Ulta Beauty, let us know by contacting us at 630-410-4800 or email At Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ: ULTA), the possibilities are beautiful. Ulta Beauty is the largest U.S. beauty retailer and the premier beauty destination for cosmetics, fragrance, skin care products, hair care products and salon services. In 1990, the Company reinvented the beauty retail experience by offering a new way to shop for beauty – bringing together all things beauty, all in one place. Today, Ulta Beauty has grown to become the top national retailer offering the complete beauty experience. Ulta Beauty brings possibilities to life through the power of beauty each and every day in our stores and online with more than 25,000 products from approximately 500 well-established and emerging beauty brands across all categories and price points, including Ulta Beauty’s own private label. Ulta Beauty also offers a full-service salon in every store featuring hair, skin, brow, and make-up services.

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