Norway has no regulations set for beauticians. Practitioners have the freedom to create their path on how to become a professional hair, nail or skin care expert.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Norway


High school graduates in Norway can already start exploring jobs in barbering. The country is not regulated, so both with and without professional certifications can earn.

Nail Technician

Nail technicians don’t need to get licensed in the country as well. They can choose their training to master the appropriate skills in nails.

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

Cosmetologists or estheticians can offer these beauty services to clients. But Norway doesn’t require any license to provide these services, so skilled practitioners are welcome to earn in the industry.


Hairstylists can offer cutting, styling, colouring services and more to clients with no license required. They just need to get the right training to learn professional skills.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are not required to get certified or licensed. They can be professionally recognised or not and offer services. Professional training is still important, however, to master the skills.