French Guiana

French Guiana is a South American country with no strict licensing laws for beauty specialists. Individuals are free to choose a field of beauty to pursue without formal qualifications.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in French Guiana


Barbers don’t need to own a certificate to work in French Guiana. They have no formal requirements to meet, so skills are the only must-have to be successful in barbering.


Hairstylists are able to provide different services in the country without needing formal requirements. They only need to be skilled in hair treatments to provide proper services.

Nail Technician

Nail techs can start serving the public after completing high school. The country has no regulations for practising nail experts, so anyone can earn in the industry.

Makeup Artist

Certified makeup artists or not are all welcome to earn in the industry. Makeup artistry in the country is unregulated, enabling practitioners to work unlicensed.

Spray Tanning Technician / Lash Technician / Waxing Technician / Facialist

Beauty specialists and estheticians can offer spray tanning, lashes, waxing and facials. But practitioners in French Guiana don’t need to become one as having skills is enough to serve clients.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists have the option to continue further education in this profession. But high school graduates are always welcome to explore massage opportunities as the profession is not regulated.