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Education Requirements for Becoming an Esthetician in Illinois

Are you looking for a beauty career that makes the most of your skills, gives you the chance to work in a variety of settings, and involves cool new technology? When you get an Illinois esthetics license, you can master popular skin care procedures, learn about newly developed techniques, and find out what your customers want when they sit down in your chair.

On any given work day, you may carry out many different procedures. That’s why esthetician training in Illinois is so thorough.

To qualify for an IL esthetician license, you must attend a program that meets these guidelines:

• History of skin care, hygiene and public health, professional ethics, sterilization and sanitation, and skin analysis (75 hours)
• Anatomy and physiology, bacteriology, histology, and chemistry (150 hours)
• Massage, health of skin, skin analysis, skin cleansing, facial treatments, mask therapy, electricity, hair removal, and professional makeup techniques (500 hours)
• Illinois laws and statutes, management, and OSHA (25 hours)

Of course, since the field of esthetics is so large, you may cover many skills and topics not listed in state statutes. One option your school may offer is an internship program. Illinois allows you to spend up to 75 hours of your training in an approved internship program.

Other topics you may study in esthetician school include:

• Microdermabrasion
• Different types of facials
• Color theory for makeup
• Hair removal, including waxing and tweezing

When you finish your education, it’s time to move on to the rest of the licensing process. Get more information on this process by reaching out to esthetics programs in Illinois.

Illinois Esthetician License Requirements

By the time you finish your esthetics education, you’ll likely be ready and excited to start your career! However, you still have a few more steps to complete before you get your Illinois esthetician license.

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation oversees esthetician licensure, so you’ll submit your application, school paperwork, and other forms to them.

They follow these guidelines with regard to esthetician licensure in Illinois:

• $180 testing fee
• Fees paid by MasterCard or Visa
• $30 licensing fee
• 750 training hours

With 750 required training hours, Illinois esthetician license requirements are in line with national averages. The time you spend getting licensed protects the industry from untrained hobbyists and protects customers from the damage that they may cause. This builds on the strong reputation enjoyed by the beauty industry.

How to Get Your Illinois Esthetician’s License Renewed

If you plan on continuing your career in Illinois, you must keep following the licensing standards of the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. All license renewal forms must be submitted by September 30 of every even-numbered year. To renew your license, you must complete 10 hours of continuing education. The current renewal fee is set at $50. Renewing your license on time saves you from extra fees and allows you to keep working as an esthetician.

Are you ready to find out what the beauty industry has in store for you? If you are interested in delving into skin care, learn more now by requesting information from esthetics programs in Illinois.

Find Esthetics / Skin Care Programs in Illinois

Cameo Beauty Academy – Accredited
Oak Lawn, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training
Crystal Lake, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Elgin, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Teacher Training
Rockford, IL
Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Teacher Training
Schaumburg, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Chicago, IL
Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy
Peru, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Rockford, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Sterling, IL
Continuing Education / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Skokie, IL
Continuing Education / Esthetics/Skin Care
Oak Brook, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Hair Design / Teacher Training
West Dundee, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care
Oswego, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Palos Hills, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Sycamore, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Midlothian, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Oak Forest, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Naperville, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care
Des Plaines, IL
Continuing Education / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training / Massage Therapy / Nail Technology
Niles, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Downers Grove, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Teacher Training
Bridgeview, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Teacher Training
Elgin, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Teacher Training
Glendale Heights, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Libertyville, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Normal, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Peoria, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Rockford, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Urbana, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care
Springfield, IL
Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy / Nail Technology / Teacher Training

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Waukegan, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Lake In The Hills, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Washington, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy
Lisle, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Continuing Education
Dekalb, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Hair Design
Schaumburg, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Hair Design / Make-Up Artist Training / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
I.M. Beauty School – Accredited
Glenview, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Permanent Make-Up / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Glenview, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Continuing Education
MaComb, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Teacher Training
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Laser Training / Continuing Education
Malta, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy
Mattoon, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy / Teacher Training
Chicago, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Massage Therapy
Normal, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Teacher Training
Tinley Park, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Pivot Point Academy – Accredited
Bloomingdale, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Decatur, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care
Ina, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Effingham, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Teacher Training
Skokie, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Arlington Heights, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Massage Therapy / Permanent Make-Up / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Oak Brook, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Permanent Make-Up / Laser Training
Calumet City, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Chicago, IL
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Hair Braiding / Teacher Training / Continuing Education
Chicago, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Continuing Education
Downers Grove, IL
Esthetics/Skin Care / Massage Therapy / Teacher Training
School Accreditation

You must attend a school that is approved by your state to provide training in the discipline you want to practice. Check with the school and the state board to be sure that your program of study will prepare you for any applicable state licensure.