Virginia Licensing Overview for Skincare Specialist

Licensing for skincare specialists in Virginia is controlled by the Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for Skincare Specialist in Virginia

Specific requirements to perform skincare services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Anyone holding an esthetician license.

General requirements for a skincare specialists license required?

  • Complete an esthetics training program
  • Apply for exams and consider applying for a temporary permit.
  • Pass the written and practical exams.
  • Apply for your Esthetician License from the Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.

What’s the state licensing site for skincare specialists?

Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for skincare specialists?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renews every 2 years.

What are fees associated with licensing?