Guyana has no strict regulations for aspiring beauticians. Anyone interested in beauty can offer services as long as they have the right skills.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Guyana


Barbers in Guyana don’t need a license to operate as professionals. Finishing high school is the minimum educational requirement that the country asks from practitioners to offer professional services.

Nail Technician

Nail techs are free to offer different services to clients without needing a license. All they need is to train and get skilled in nails. Online course providers are now popular for nail technology.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are an unregulated profession in the country. They are not required to secure a license to practice. What they need is professional skills to provide services to the public.

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

These beauticians can be under esthetics or cosmetology. Since Guyana is unregulated in these areas, aspirants can become professionals without a license. As long as they are skilled individuals, they can practice in the country.


Hairstylists in the country are only expected to be skilled in hairstyling. Further education is not required as high school graduates can already start working in the industry.