The Board of Cosmetology, the Board of Barber Examiners and the Board of Massage Therapy are the governing organisations for beauty in Wyoming. The state requires schools to be licensed or approved by the boards.

Non-Regulated Beauty Service in Wyoming, USA:

Regulated Beauty Services in Wyoming, USA

Facialist / Makeup Artist / Lash Technician / Waxing Technician

These beauty services need an esthetician or cosmetologist license in the state. Esthetics requires 600 training hours, while cosmetology needs 1,600 training hours.

Nail Technician

Nail techs in Wyoming are expected to finish 400 training hours.


Aspirants who want to focus on hairstyling can take a specific license for this service. The curriculum requires 1,000 training hours.

Licensed hairstylists or nail techs can also take the add-on hair removal license, which demands the completion of 125 training hours.

More curriculum information for the above licenses is stated in Chapter 6.


Barbers can take the barber (without chemical procedures) or barber stylist (with chemical procedures) license in Wyoming. Barbers should complete 1,000 training hours, while barber stylists must finish 1,250 training hours.

Licensed cosmetologists and hairstylists can become barbers in the state as well. They must earn the cosmetologist crossover license, which needs 150 additional training hours, and the hairstylist crossover license, which requires 200 additional training hours.

Further curriculum details for barbering are available in Chapter 8.

Massage Therapist

Massage therapists need 500 training hours and should pass any national examination or an exam recognised by the board.

Non-Regulated Beauty Service in Wyoming, USA

Spray Tanning Technician

Aspiring spray tanning techs can work in the state without a license. Wyoming doesn’t have regulations for this service yet, but professional training is still recommended. Many courses are available online that aspirants can choose from.