Cabo Verde

The beauty industry in Cabo Verde has no licensing rules set for aspiring practitioners. It welcomes all individuals skilled in various beauty services to serve the public.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Cabo Verde

Nail Technician

Nail techs are allowed to discover many opportunities in Cabo Verde without qualifications. They are only expected to have the proper skills to earn in beauty.


Hairstylists are welcome in the beauty industry as long as they are skilled. Certifications for hairdressing are not mandatory in the country.

Massage Therapist

The massage industry accepts skilled high school graduates. Aspirants are not required to have further education since Cabo Verde’s beauty industry is unregulated.

Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Spray Tanning Technician / Facialist

Lashes, waxing, spray tanning and facials can be provided by one beautician. Beauty therapists usually have the license to offer these services. But Cabo Verde has no licensing protocols for this profession, which means all skilled individuals can practise in the country.


Barbers are only encouraged to learn the best techniques and gain skills. The country has no rules for them, so owning a license is not necessary.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists are allowed to begin their careers in the country after completing high school. There are no rules for licensing them, so anyone has the opportunity to earn in makeup.