Somalia’s beauty professionals have no licensing regulations to follow. They can start exploring different jobs in the industry even after completing high school.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Somalia


Barbers are also able to pursue their careers in barbering without formal requirements. They don’t need a license in the industry, and skills are more important in offering services.

Waxing Technician / Facialist / Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician

Waxing, facials, spray tanning and lash procedures are all beauty services a cosmetologist or esthetician offers. Since Somalia has no beauty regulations, practitioners are not required licenses to offer these services.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists are not required to gain certifications to become professionals. They can offer services as long as they possess the proper skills.

Nail Technician

Nail technicians are able to begin a rewarding career after high school. The government has no licenses set for them, so they can begin their careers early.


Hairstylists are also free of licensing requirements. This means anyone is welcome to get skilled and become an expert in hair services.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are able to practise as expert professionals in Somalia because there are no formal requirements for them. They can get started in massage after finishing high school.