The beauty industry in Cook Islands is not regulated, which means licenses for beauticians are not implemented. Aspirants and practitioners can explore the industry without formal requirements for licenses.
Nail techs are only expected to complete high school and learn the skills to practise. They are given the option to get certified or not in Cook Islands.
Hairstylists can start their careers after completing high school. The government doesn’t require them to be licensed to work as hair specialists in the country.
Makeup artists don’t have mandatory licenses as well. They are free to practise professionally as long as they are equipped with the necessary skills.
Barbers are able to perform barbering services on clients even without a license. The country doesn’t have licensing laws for practitioners in this industry, so skilled individuals with no qualifications can earn.