Colombia is one of the very few countries in South America that regulate their beauty industries. Beauticians in the country are regulated under cosmetology and expected to comply with the given requirements.

Regulated Beauty Services in Colombia

Barber / Nail Technician / Makeup Artist / Hairstylist / Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician / Facialist / Waxing Technician / Massage Therapist

Licensed cosmetologists can offer multiple services, such as hairstyling, nail technology and facials, in general. The law in Colombia states that beauty services that don’t need invasive procedures, surgical intervention, formulation of medicinal items and other acts performed by health professionals can be offered by cosmetologists.

The country requires aspirants to study cosmetology at any recognised institution for at least 500 hours. More details about the training and other requirements are available here: