Regulations

United States

Alabama

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Alabama.

http://aboc.alabama.gov/

Alaska

Hairdresser and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Alaska.

https://www.commerce.alaska.gov/web/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardofBarbersHairdressers.aspx

Arizona

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Arizona.

https://bcb.az.gov/

Arkansas

Cosmetology, Esthetician, or Barber licenses are required to become a lash artist in Arkansas.

https://healthy.arkansas.gov/

California

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in California.

https://www.barbercosmo.ca.gov/

Colorado

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Colorado.

https://dpo.colorado.gov/BarberCosmetology

Connecticut

Eyelash Technician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Connecticut.

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing–Investigations/Eyelash-Technician/Eyelash-Technicians

Delaware

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Delaware.

https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/cosmetology/

District of Columbia

A cosmetologist license is required to become a lash stylist in the District of Columbia.

https://dlcp.dc.gov/node/1617376

Florida

A cosmetologist license is required to become a lash stylist in Florida.

http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/cosmetology/

Georgia

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Georgia.

https://sos.ga.gov/georgia-state-board-cosmetology-and-barbers

Hawaii

Cosmetology, Esthetician, or Barber licenses are required to become a lash artist in Hawaii.

https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/barber/

Idaho

Licenses may or may not be required. Please consult with Idaho’s State Board.

https://dopl.idaho.gov/

Illinois

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Illinois.

https://idfpr.illinois.gov/profs/cosmo.html

Indiana

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Indiana.

https://www.in.gov/health/erc/nedss-base-system-nbs-and-surveillance/rules-and-guidelines/eyelash-extensions/

Iowa

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Iowa.

https://hhs.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Cosmetology-Arts-and-Sciences

Kansas

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Kansas.

https://www.kansas.gov/kboc/

Kentucky

Cosmetology and Esthetician licenses or Eyelash Extension Permits are required to become a lash stylist in Kentucky.

https://kbc.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx

Louisiana

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Louisiana.

http://www.lsbc.louisiana.gov/default.aspx

Maine

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Maine.

https://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/barbering-cosmetology-licensing

Maryland

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Maryland.

https://www.dllr.state.md.us/license/min/cos-nov2019.pdf

Massachusetts

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Massachusetts.

https://www.mass.gov/orgs/board-of-registration-of-cosmetology-and-barbering

Michigan

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Michigan.

https://www.michigan.gov/lara/bureau-list/bpl/occ/prof/cosmetology

Minnesota

Cosmetology, Esthetician, or Eyelash Technician licenses are required to become a lash artist in Minnesota.

https://mn.gov/boards/cosmetology/

Mississippi

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Mississippi.

https://www.msbc.ms.gov/ufaq/who-can-do-eyebrow-threading-eyelash-extensions-and-makeup

Missouri

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Missouri.

https://pr.mo.gov/cosbar.asp

Montana

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Montana.

https://boards.bsd.dli.mt.gov/barber-and-cosmetologists/

Nebraska

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Nebraska.

https://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Cosmetology-and-Esthetics.aspx

Nevada

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Nevada.

https://www.nvcosmo.com/

New Hampshire

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in New Hampshire.

https://www.oplc.nh.gov/board-barbering-cosmetology-and-esthetics

New Jersey

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in New Jersey.

https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/cos

New Mexico

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in New Mexico.

https://www.rld.nm.gov/boards-and-commissions/individual-boards-and-commissions/barbers-and-cosmetologists-overview/

New York

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in New York.

https://dos.ny.gov/cosmetology

North Carolina

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in North Carolina.

https://www.nccosmeticarts.com/

North Dakota

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in North Dakota.

https://www.ndcosmetology.com/

Ohio

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Ohio.

https://cos.ohio.gov/about-us/policies#:~:text=Eyelash%20Extensions%20Policy

Oklahoma

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Oklahoma.

https://oklahoma.gov/cosmo.html

Oregon

Cosmetology, Esthetician, or Hairdresser licenses are required to become a lash artist in Oregon.

https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HLO/Pages/Board-Cosmetology.aspx

Pennsylvania

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Pennsylvania.

https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/Cosmetology/Pages/default.aspx

Rhode Island

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Rhode Island.

https://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=225

South Carolina

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in South Carolina.

https://llr.sc.gov/cosmo/

South Dakota

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in South Dakota, plus 16 hours of eyelash extension training.

https://dlr.sd.gov/cosmetology/

Tennessee

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Tennessee.

https://www.tn.gov/commerce/regboards/cosmo.html

Utah

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Utah.

https://www.law.cornell.edu/regulations/utah/Utah-Admin-Code-R392-702-10

Vermont

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Vermont.

https://sos.vermont.gov/barbers-cosmetologists/

Virginia

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Virginia.

https://www.dpor.virginia.gov/Boards/BarberCosmo/

Washington

Cosmetology and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Washington.

https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/cosmetology/index.html

West Virginia

Cosmetologist and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in West Virginia.

https://www.wvbbc.com/

Wisconsin

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Wisconsin.

Wyoming

Cosmetologist and/or Esthetician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Wyoming.

https://cosmetology.wyo.gov/faq

Canada

British Columbia

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in British Columbia.

 

Manitoba

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Manitoba.

 

New Brunswick

Lash and brow technician licenses are required to become a lash stylist in New Brunswick.

https://www.canb.ca/en/licensing/licenses-certification-requirements

Newfoundland & Labrador

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Newfoundland & Labrador.

 

NWT

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in NWT.

 

Nova Scotia

Cosmetologist licenses are required to become a lash stylist in Nova Scotia, plus 300 hours of formal training.

https://www.nscosmetology.ca/licences/cosmetology-licence

Nunavat

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Nunavat.

 

Ontario

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Ontario.

 

PEI

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in PEI.

 

Quebec

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Quebec.

 

Saskatchewan

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Saskatchewan.

 

Yukon

Licenses are NOT required to become a lash stylist in Yukon.