Beauticians in Sudan are not required to meet specific standards. They are unregulated, and acquiring a license to work is not mandatory.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Sudan

Nail Technician

Nail technicians are able to work in Sudan without a license. They are only expected to learn and develop nail skills to provide the best client services.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists can serve the public even if they are only high school graduates. They don’t have formal requirements, so skilled individuals are welcome.

Facialist / Waxing Technician / Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician

These professionals can become estheticians, cosmetologists or beauty therapists. Since the country has no licensing laws for beauty practitioners, individuals can earn in the industry if they have the skills.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists can begin their careers after finishing high school because there are no licensing regulations for them. They also have the option to get certified.


Hairstylists are like the above beauticians, they are also free of licensing rules. Skilled practitioners are welcome even if they don’t have formal qualifications.


Barbers are able to serve clients in Sudan without meeting any requirements for a license. High school graduates can already start their careers in barbering.