These beauty professionals are usually considered cosmetologists or estheticians. They are not regulated in the country, however, so anyone is welcome to get skilled and practise professionally.
The Ministry of Health covers regulations for massage therapists in Rwanda, including safety protocols. However, its regulations state that there are still no comprehensive rules for licensing this profession. This means there are no requirements to enter the industry.
Nail techs can have professional diplomas or certificates or not at all. They can start serving clients after their high school education.
Hairstylists can also begin discovering opportunities after high school. They don’t need further education and can earn once skilled.
High school graduates and those with certifications are welcome to start their barbering careers. They have no laws for licenses, and having skills is more important.
Makeup artists are not required to meet formal requirements for practising the profession. They are only expected to possess makeup artistry skills to practise.