Belize only regulates very few beauty professions. Most of the services have no licensing rules, so many aspirants can enter the beauty industry without licenses.

Regulated Beauty Services in Belize:

Regulated Beauty Services in Belize

Hairstylist / Barber

The Public Health Act Section 174 mandates that the Minister has the power to register and license practitioners in barbering and hairdressing. Further details about this is given here:

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Belize

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists in Belize can start their careers after completing high school. They can pursue further education, but it’s not a requirement.

Nail Technician

Nail techs are free of licensing requirements in the country. They can have professional certificates or not to work as nail experts.

Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist / Spray Tanning Technician

Lash services, waxing, facials and spray tanning can be under esthetics and cosmetology areas. Since the country has no licensing laws for these, anyone can earn as a beautician without needing a certificate or any license.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists can either be well-trained or not to work in the industry. High school graduates can already earn as professionals. However, professional training is still important in massage.