English Communication for Cosmetology, Nail, Spa Massage (Vocabulary & Sentence Patterns)

In order to help you easily and confidently communicate with foreign guests when coming to your Spa, we synthesize the most commonly used English vocabulary and sentence patterns for communication in the Cosmetology industry.

Synthesize English vocabulary to communicate in Cosmetology, Spa, Nail industry for you.

  • 1. Abdominal liposuction : Abdominal liposuction
  • 2. Ablative : dissection
  • 3. Acne : Acne
  • 4. Aesthetic: Aesthetics
  • 5. antiwrinkle: remove wrinkles
  • 6. Arm liposuction : Arm liposuction
  • 7. around /ə'raund/: round nail on top of nail
  • 8. back : back
  • 9. Back liposuction : Back liposuction
  • 10. back pain/ backache : back pain
  • 11. Beautify : Beauty
  • 12. Beauty salon : Beauty salon
  • 13. Body contouring : Anti-sagging body
  • 14. Body shaping : Body shape
  • 15. Body sliming : Body slimming
  • 16. Breast enhancement : breast enhancement
  • 17. buff /bʌf/: nail polish
  • 18. Buttocks liposuction : Buttocks liposuction
  • 19. candle : candle
  • 20. Chin face V line : chin augmentation vline
  • 21. cleansing milk/ cleanser : cleanser
  • 22. Cosmetic : Cosmetology
  • 23. Cosmetic Surgery : Plastic surgery.
  • 24. cut down /kʌt daun/: cut short
  • 25. Cut eyes : Cut eyes
  • 26. cuticle cream: skin softening cream
  • 27. cuticle nipper: pliers
  • 28. cuticle pusher: effervescent (used to push the thick skin on the nail, so that cutting the skin is easy and fast)
  • 29. Dermatology : Dermatology
  • 30. Do pink vagina : Make the vagina pink
  • 31. drandruff : dandruff
  • 32. dry skin : dry skin
  • 33. emery board: cardboard coated with abrasive powder, used to file nails
  • 34. Face contouring : Anti sagging face
  • 35. Facelift : Facelift
  • 36. Facial liposuction : Facial liposuction
  • 37. Fat reduction : Fat reduction
  • 38. Fat Transplant : Fat Transplant
  • 39. foot/ hand massage : relaxing hand/foot massage
  • 40. freckle: freckles
  • 41. Frenectomy : anatomy
  • 42. Gingivectomy : ablation
  • 43. Hair removal : Hair removal
  • 44. heel : heel
  • 45. Hyper sensitivity : high sensitivity
  • 46. ​​Liposuction : Liposuction
  • 47. Liposuction eye puffiness : Liposuction of eye bags
  • 48. manicure /'mænikjuə/: manicure
  • 49. nail /neil/: nail
  • 50. nail art / neil ɑ:t/, nail design / neil di'zain/: nail art
  • 51. nail brush: nail scrub brush
  • 52. nail file: nail file
  • 53. nail polish remover: nail polish remover
  • 54. Non Ablative : No Dissection
  • 55. Nonsurgical : Internal medicine
  • 56. oily skin : oily skin
  • 57. Orthopedic surgery : Orthopedic surgery
  • 58. oval /'ouvəl/: also round but slightly more pointed around
  • 59. pedicure /'pedikjuə/: pedicure
  • 60. Pigmented : Pigment
  • 61. Plastic surgery : Plastic surgery
  • 62. point /pɔint/: same as oval
  • 63. polish change /'pouliʃ tʃeindʤ/: change paint
  • 64. Pores : pores
  • 65. Psoriasis : Psoriasis
  • 66. Raising the nose
  • 67. Reconstructive surgery : Reconstructive surgery
  • 68. rock/stone : rock
  • 69. Scar : Scar
  • 70. scrub : exfoliate
  • 71. Sebum : sebum
  • 72. serum : care serum
  • 73. shape /ʃeip/: shape of the nail
  • 74. skin care : skin care
  • 75. Skin cleaning : Clean skin
  • 76. Skin peeling : Peeling off dead skin, deep exfoliation
  • 77. skin pigmentation : skin pigmentation
  • 78. Skin Tightening : Tightening the skin
  • 79. Skin Toning : Improve skin tone
  • 80. Skin treatment : skin treatment
  • 81. Stretch Marks : Stretch Marks
  • 82. Stretch the neck skin : Stretch the neck skin
  • 83. Stretch the skin : Stretch the skin
  • 84. Surgery : Surgery
  • 85. Tattoo Removal : Tattoo Removal
  • 86. Theraphy : Healing
  • 87. Thigh liposuction : Thigh liposuction
  • 88. toe nail /'touneil/: toe nail
  • 89. Trim face : Face removal
  • 90. Trim Maxillofacial : Bone reduction
  • 91. Trim the Chin : Chin reduction
  • 92. Vaginal Rejuvenation : Vaginal Rejuvenation
  • 93. Vaginal Tightening : Vaginal Tightening
  • 94. Varicose veins
  • 95. Vascular : Capillaries
  • 96. Vascular Lesions : Anemia
  • 97. Weight loss : Lose weight
  • 98. wrinkle : wrinkles
  • 99. Wrinkle improverment : Wrinkle removal

Regarding the sentence patterns, you only need to learn 10 sentences, which are temporarily usable for simple procedures:

  • Would you like to foot massage or body massage? – Do you want a relaxing foot massage or a full body massage?
  • The foot massage cost is 10USD. – Relaxing feet costs 10 dollars
  • Please turn off the air conditioner. - Please turn off the air conditioner
  • Please turn on the music. – Please turn on the music
  • Please sit down here and enjoy the massage – Sit down and enjoy the relaxing service
  • Do you have an appoitment? – Do you have an appointment in advance?
  • Did you book before you come here? – Do you have a reservation when you come here?
  •  All of our skincare cream is Super Star's product – All of our skincare products are Super Star products.
  • Let's go take a bath – Take a bath to clean it up.
  • After the course of treatment, your skin will be brighter, smoother, and fewer wrinkles. After the treatment, your skin will be brighter, less wrinkled and softer.

Massage vocabulary:

  • 1. Supine /sju:'pain/ : lying on your back
  • 2. Prone /prone/ : sprawled out
  • 3. Edema /i:'di:mə/ : edema
  • 4. Ischemia /is'ki:miə/ : ischemia
  • 5. Manipulation /mə,nipju'leiʃn/ : manipulation by hand
  • 6. Palpation /pæl'peiʃn/ : palpation
  • 7. Safe Touch /seif tʃ/ : safe touch
  • 8. Back /bæk/: back
  • 9. Backache /ˈbækeɪk/ : backache
  • 10.Cuticle cream/'kju:tikl kri:m/ : skin softening cream
  • 11. Foot/ hand massage /fʊt/hænd 'mæsɑ:ʤ/ : relaxing hand/foot massage

Communicate with customers:

  • How may I help you? - May I help you?
  • Here is our menu. What kind of massage would you like? – This is the menu. What kind of massage do you want?
  • Are you taking any medications that may be a contraindication to massage? – Do you take any drugs that are contraindicated for massage?
  • Do you have any allergies? – Do you have any allergies?
  • Would you like to have a body massage? – Do you want a full body massage?
  • Would you like to have a foot massage? – Do you want a foot massage?
  • Do you like (to have) foot massages? – Would you like a foot massage?
  • How many hours of massage would you like? – How many hours do you want to massage?
  • We have one hour and two hours services. Which one do you like? – We have 1 hour and 2 hour massages. What service do you want?
  • Two hours will be great for me. – 2 hours is great for me.
  • Please change your clothes. - Please change into your clothes.
  • Do you have any problems with any part of your body? – Do you have any problems on your body?
  • Do you have any medical condition? – Do you have any medical treatment?
  • Have you taken any medicine today? – Did you take any medicine today?
  • Are you on medication? – Do you have any medical treatment?
  • Do you have any disease? – Are you sick?
  • What are your treatment goals? – What is the purpose of your treatment?
  • Have you been to a massage therapist before? – Have you ever had a massage?
  • Come this way please. Take off your shoes. - Go this way. Please take off your shoes.
  • Keep your belongings with you, please. – Please keep your belongings next to you.
  • Change your clothes over here, please. - Please change into that post over there.
  • Wash your feet, please. - Please wash your feet.
  • Remove your watch, please. - Please, take off your watch.
  • You may cover yourself with the top sheet. – You can cover yourself with a towel on top.
  • I'll return when you say you're ready. – I will be back when you are ready.
  • Is it ok to begin? - Have you started yet?
  • We'll begin. - We will begin.
  • Can you show me if there is any area on your body that hurts? On a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being the worst, how bad is your pain? – Can you show me where there is pain in my body? Scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being the most painful, how much pain do you have?
  • Are you in pain? Where does it hurt, and how? – Do you have pain anywhere? Where is it and to what extent?
  • Lie on the massage table, please. – Please lie on the massage table.
  • Face up, please. - Lie on your back, please.
  • Face down, please. - Lie down on your stomach, please.
  • Please lie on your back. - Please lie on your back.
  • Please lie on your stomach. - You have to lie on your stomach.
  • Please lie on your left side. - Please lie on your left side.
  • Please lie on your right side. - Lie on your right side, please.
  • Stretch your legs, please. - Please stretch your legs.
  • Spread your legs. - Spread your legs wide.
  • Raise your legs. – Raise your leg up.
  • Sit up, please. - Please sit up.
  • Raise your arms, please. – Please raise your hands.
  • Bend forward, please. - Please, lean forward.
  • Let me have both of your hands. – Give me your two hands.
  • How do you feel? – How do you feel?
  • Are you comfortable? – Do you feel comfortable?
  • Are you warm enough? – Is it warm enough, sir?
  • Do you need a blanket? – Do you need a blanket?
  • Do you need a pillow for your head/abdomen/legs? – Do you need a pillow to rest your head/belly/legs?
  • Please tell me if the pressure hurts and I need to lighten up, ok? – Please tell me if I press hard or I need to do more?
  • Please tell me if there is any area that you are uncomfortable working on. – Please let me know where you are not comfortable.
  • Please tell me if anything is uncomfortable, ok? - Please tell me if something is uncomfortable?
  • Please remember to breathe normally during the session, and to not hold your breath. – Remember to breathe normally during the treatment, and do not hold your breath.
  • Is this pressure ok? - Is this pressure okay?
  • Please relax your neck/arm/leg. – Please relax your neck/arms/legs.
  • Please turn over onto your stomach/side/back. – Please turn on your stomach/side/back. (when you want to tell the customer to change their lying position)
  • Is there any area that needs more work? – Would you like to have more massage?
  • I've finished the massage. I will go wash my hands. You may get up and get dressed. I'll return when you say you are done, ok? - I finished the massage. I'll go wash my hands. You can put your clothes on. I'll come back when you're done okay?
  • Is there any area that is painful? - Is there any pain?
  • Are you feeling numb now? – Do you feel numb?
  • I hope you enjoyed the massage, and that it relaxed you. Thank you for coming in today. Let me know when I can help you again. – Hope you like it and it helps you relax. Thanks for coming here today. Let me know if you need help.

Guests often say

  • I'm going to do a massage for relaxation. – I want a massage to relax.
  • How much does it cost for a body massage? - How much does a full body massage cost?
  • How much for an oil massage? - How much oil massage?
  • Can you increase (or decrease) the pressure, please? – Can you emphasize (lighter) more?
  • How long do you suggest I book my service for? – How long should I use the service?
  • What service is best for what I need? – What is the best service I need?
  • What type of clothing should I wear? – What clothes should I wear?
  • How am I going to feel tomorrow? – How will I feel tomorrow?
  • What type of massage should I book? – What kind of massage should I choose?
  • What time do you open? – When do you work?

Adjectives often used to describe rooms:

  • Safe: safe
  • Clean: clean
  • Quiet: quiet
  • Noisy: noisy
  • Convenient: convenience
  • Vacancy: Room is available

Other words that the receptionist often uses:

  • Brochures: an introductory guide
  • AC: air conditioning
  • Internet access: Internet access
  • Emergency exit: exit door
  • Elevator: elevator
  • Stairs/stairway: stairs
  • Credit card: credit card
  • Invoice: invoice
  • Tax: tax
  • Deposit: deposit
  • Registration form: registration form
  • Commissions: commissions

Students at Miss Tram Academy should refer to this online class: Professional English Communication Course for Business People: https://online.misstram.edu.vn/khoa-hoc-giao-tiep-tieng-anh-chuyen-nghiep-cho-nguoi-lam-kinh-doanh/

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