Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is free of licensing rules for aspiring and practising beauty therapists. It doesn’t require practitioners to secure training certificates and get licensed.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Papua New Guinea


Barbers are not required any training qualifications or licenses in Papua New Guinea. They are not regulated and can start their barbering careers even after high school.


Hairstylists don’t need to have certifications to become recognised professionals. The country only needs high school education to let aspirants start their career journeys.

Makeup Artist

Like hairstylists, makeup artists are also not regulated and have no certifications required. Aspirants only need high school education and the right skills in makeup artistry.

Nail Technician

Nail technicians can start becoming professionals in the country after finishing high school. They are not required any training qualifications to work as nail experts.

Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician / Facialist / Waxing Technician

Beauty therapists can offer different services in nails, hair and skin care. Having a license in beauty is typically a requirement in some countries but not in Papua New Guinea. This profession is free of any license.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists can be certified or only high school graduates in the country. Training is not necessary for practitioners as long as they possess professional skills.