Seychelles regulates its beauty industry and requires licenses for different services. Their beauty regulations ensure high-quality services and keep their standards for the industry.

Regulated Beauty Services in Seychelles

Barber / Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician / Facialist / Waxing Technician / Nail Technician / Makeup Artist

Beauticians offer a broader scope of services, which can include barbering, spray tanning, lash services, facials, waxing, nail technology and makeup. The Licenses Act states that no beautician shall practise in the country without a license. Practitioners are expected to complete a beauty therapy course and hold a certificate of completion from an approved school.


Like the beauty professions above, hairdressers or hairstylists are expected to secure a license before working in the industry. They also need to be certified for hairdressing by a recognised institution to qualify for a license.

Other requirements for the above beauty professionals are available here:

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists in the country are regulated under the Complementary Health Care Services law. The regulations state that massage therapists should hold a license to work in the industry. Practitioners should have a certificate of course completion for massage with at least 350 hours of training from an approved institution. Further licensing details are provided here: