The Philippines doesn’t have strict licensing laws or regulatory body for practitioners in the beauty industry. Aspirants are free to choose a career in beauty without licenses, except for massage therapists.
Aspiring massage therapists need to be professionally trained and must obtain a training certificate from the Department of Health. They are also expected to pass the licensure exam, consisting of written and practical parts. A massage therapist ID and certificate of registration are given to successful aspirants. Other requirements for getting a massage license are available here:
These professions fall under the license of a beauty therapist. Since the Philippines has no laws for beauticians, aspirants can earn in the industry once they are skilled and have completed high school.
There are no mandatory certifications or qualifications for makeup artists in the country. Anyone can be a makeup artist if they are skilled and high school graduates.
Nail techs are also free of strict regulations for licenses. The government has not set any requirements for them for professional practice.