Estheticians can beautify, massage, cleanse or stimulate a person\'s skin (except the scalp) by use of cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, tonics, lotions or creams or any device, electrical or otherwise, for the care of the skin. They also might apply make-up or eyelashes to a person, tint the eyelashes or eyebrows, lighten hair on the body (except the scalp), or remove excess hair from the body using depilatories, waxes, or tweezers.
Code Citation IC, Chapter 157; 645 IAC 60, 61, 63, 64, 65
Who Applies Any person wishing to provide clients with skin treatments in Iowa.
When To Apply After completion of academic requirements.
Initial Requirements Graduation from a program in esthetics and a passing score on a national examination.
Duration Two years.
Processing Time 30 days after all required documentation is submitted. Online renewal in real time.
Fee Structure License: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov Renewal: https://ibplicense.iowa.gov
Renewal Requirements http://www.idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Cosmetology-Arts-and-Sciences
Exam National Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology Esthetics Examination.
Additional Information Any person wishing to provide clients with skin treatments in Iowa.