The beauty industry in Dominica is unregulated, allowing practitioners to offer services without strict qualifications. Certifications or licenses are voluntary, so beauticians have the option to get trained or not.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Dominica

Makeup Artist

As early as after high school, aspirants can become makeup artists in the country. The profession has no regulations for licenses, so skilled individuals can practise in the industry.


Hairstylists can explore jobs in hair with or without certificates or diplomas. They just need to get skilled professionally to provide the right services.

Nail Technician

Nail technicians are also free of formal requirements for a license to practise. They can pick their training to know the trends and learn professional skills.

Lash Technician / Spray Tanning Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist

Estheticians and cosmetologists are typically the professionals offering these services. But Dominica has no licensing laws for them, so anyone can explore the industry and practise.


Barbers can become professionals fast because further education in barbering is not necessary. There are no requirements for offering barbering services in the country, so as soon as after high school, aspirants can work in the industry.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists are treated the same way as the other professionals above. They are not regulated, so getting a license to earn and work in massage is not necessary.