1. Sometimes, esthetician.
a person who is versed in aesthetics
, 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.
2. 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 beautician ( def 1 )
. Synonyms: facialist, skin care specialist.