An esthetician is an individual authorized by the Georgia Board of Cosmetology to massage faces and necks; trim eyebrows; dye eyelashes and eyebrows; and wax, stimulate, cleanse or otherwise beautify the face, neck, arms, or legs of a customer.

Esthetician License Renewal

An esthetician's license expires on August 31 of odd-numbered years. To renew their license, an esthetician is required to take 5 hours of continuing education, including 3 hours of material concerning health and safety, at any point during the two-year active cycle. Our state-approved course covers the following topics:

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Skin, Diseases, and Disorders
  • Decontamination and Infection Control
  • Additional Health & Safety Issues in the Salon Environment

Total: 5 hours of continuing education credits.


All Georgia estheticians must complete continuing education unless one of the following applies: