Louisiana Hair Braider Licensing

• 24 April 2020

Louisiana Licensing Overview for a Hair Braider

Licensing for a hair braider in Louisiana is controlled by the Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Hair Braider in Louisiana

Specific requirements to perform hair braider 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?


General requirements for a hair braider license?

Louisiana is one of the states that has a separate licensing procedure for hair braiders. You must first complete an accredited hair braiding program that lasts at least 500 hours.

What’s the state licensing site for a hair braider?

Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology

What are some training programs available for a hair braider?

See training programs

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

License renews every year by the licensee’s birthday

What are fees associated with licensing?


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