Hungary’s beauty industry is mostly not regulated. Many services can be offered without requiring a license, except for nail technicians.

Regulated Beauty Service in Hungary:

Regulated Beauty Service in Hungary

Nail Technician

Nail techs who wish to work in salons or become employed don’t have licensing requirements to comply. But those who want to build their own business must train in a Hungarian nail college or school for a period of 6-24 months and pass the required exams.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Hungary

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

Waxing, facials, spray tanning, makeup artistry and lash services are not regulated in the country. But quality education to learn the skills for these services is important to succeed in this industry.


Barbers in the country are also free of licensing requirements. High school graduates without further education can work in the industry and earn. Practitioners with a certificate can ask for higher rates.

Massage Therapist

Hungary allows high school graduates without a certificate or license to work as massage therapists. It doesn’t have regulations for the profession, but the salary range may vary depending on educational attainment.


Certifications are not compulsory for hairstylists in the country. High school graduates can work in the industry without needing additional education.