The Regulation and Licensing Department of New Mexico creates regulations for the beauty industry in the state. The department has the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists and the Massage Therapy Board that govern the different sets of laws for the state’s beauty services.
Training and apprenticeships must be completed in a licensed or approved institution or salon, spa and other beauty establishments.
Barbers in New Mexico must complete a minimum of 1,200 training hours or equivalent credits
These beauty professionals should take an esthetician license to practise in the state. The license requires applicants to finish 600 training hours or equivalent credits.
Hairstylists are expected to obtain a minimum of 1,200 training hours or equivalent credits.
Nail techs should obtain a manicurist-pedicurist license in the state, which requires 400 training hours or equivalent credits.
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Massage therapists must complete 650 training hours of theory and practical learning. The MBLEx is the certification exam that massage therapists should take and pass after the training.
Spray tanning in New Mexico doesn’t have licensing laws. Individuals planning to provide a professional service for this can train online or at any training course provider.
Lash techs interested in providing lash lifts only can earn in the state without a license. Professional training is still important in giving the best service.