Hairstylists are not required to have certifications for hairdressing or any form of license. Ethiopia is unregulated, so skilled individuals can practise as professional hair experts.
Nail technicians can become manicurists, pedicurists and nail professionals quickly in the country. They don’t have licensing qualifications to meet, so they can already start earning even after graduating high school.
Barbers are also unregulated, which makes it easy for interested individuals to enter the industry. As long as they have the skills, they can become barbers.
These beauticians are considered beauty therapists, cosmetologists or estheticians. Aspirants can get licensed in any of these areas, but since Ethiopia has no laws for them, they can explore the industry without formal qualifications.
Makeup artists can also freely discover many exciting opportunities in the country without a beauty license. Skills are important in becoming successful in makeup, so training or experience is beneficial.
Massage therapists only need high school education and the right skills to start their careers. But they have the option to pursue further education in massage therapy.