Uruguay is one of the South American countries with no licensing rules for beauty experts. It permits all skilled individuals in beauty to enter the industry despite the lack of any license.

Non-Regulated Beauty Services in Uruguay


Barbers are free to earn in Uruguay without securing a certificate or professional license. They only have to learn the skills for barbering and be knowledgeable about the industry.

Nail Technician

Owning a certificate or diploma for nails is not necessary for nail techs in the country. Practitioners are expected to be masters of their own crafts to provide quality services.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists can become practitioners in the industry even after high school. They are not regulated, so skills are more important to secure than higher educational attainment.

Spray Tanning Technician / Facialist / Lash Technician / Waxing Technician

These professionals can get one license, esthetics or beauty therapy, in many places. But Uruguay has no strict rules for beauty licenses, so anyone can earn from providing services without any qualification.

Makeup Artist

Makeup artists are also like the beauty professions mentioned above. They are unregulated, and aspirants can become professionals without certifications.