Eritrea is not a regulated nation in terms of its beauty industry. It welcomes individuals skilled in different beauty services even without formal qualifications.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Eritrea

Nail Technician

Licensing nail technicians in Eritrea is not mandatory. The country has no regulations for nail practitioners, so any interested individual in the industry is welcome.


Barbers don’t need to complete specific training for barbering. They are unregulated, so getting certified is optional.

Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist / Spray Tanning Technician

These professions can be considered cosmetologists in many parts of the world. But the country has no licensing rules for the profession, so practitioners can begin their careers without a license.


High school graduates and individuals with professional certificates can offer hair services in the country. They are not regulated, so there are no requirements set for them.

Massage Therapist

Skills are the only minimum requirement to practise as a massage therapist in Eritrea. Individuals may have certificates or not.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists are also unregulated and have the freedom to earn without a license. They just need to master different skills to offer multiple makeup services.