South Korea

South Korea has regulations set for beauty technicians. It creates standards in beauty practices to ensure the industry maintains quality services.

Regulated Beauty Services in South Korea

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

In South Korea, beauty services like hairdressing, barbering and nail technology are considered beauty workers or technicians. Aspirants are expected to study cosmetology and pass the examination to get a license. The test includes the fundamentals of beauty, techniques and hygiene-related rules.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists in the country are only recognised and licensed if they are visually impaired. Despite the disability, they are still expected to finish professional training of a minimum of 2 years at any school approved by the Minister of Health and Welfare.