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Makeup Artist Licensing in Maryland



Maryland (MD) Makeup Artist License Requirements

To earn the equivalent of a makeup artist license Maryland, you will need to earn your esthetician license, which is regulated by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation.

However, when you earn your license as an esthetician, you can qualify for makeup artist occupations in a wide variety of settings. You can work in salons, spas, resorts, TV and film, advertising, modeling prep, and more.

If you pursue esthetician training to earn a make up license in MD, you will have a chance to learn more facial techniques and science that can help broaden your skills and services beyond just learning the most up to date cosmetics application techniques.

As an esthetician you can either take 600 hours of education and school training, or you can go the apprenticeship route for 12 months to qualify to take the exam. Once you complete your exam with a passing score, you can work as a makeup artist with your esthetician license.

Are you thinking about esthetician training, which is closer to make up artist programs than cosmetology? Then visit our Maryland esthetician page to see what that’s all about!

Do you want to get help quickly so you can make the right decision? Let us help you right now.

Contact the schools listed here to find out how you can become a licensed makeup artist as soon as possible!

Education Requirements to Get a Makeup Artist License in Maryland

Makeup schools in Maryland offer courses that can teach you the spectrum of skills you need to be successful. You will want to choose a curriculum that matches your makeup aspirations. Sometimes, salons and schools offer individual makeup courses that go in-depth on a specific trend, style, technique, etc.

You just have to shop around to find the right makeup artist program for you. When you review courses, you will want to make sure you can learn the essential skills, and some specialty ones as well.

Makeup artist courses in Maryland may include:

• Color theory
• Seasonal
• Daytime/evening
• Bridal
• Eyelashes and eyebrows
• Senior/Male
• Modeling
• Editorial

If you aren’t sure which makeup artist courses are right for you, be sure to talk about your career goals with each instructor or advisor you speak with. They can help you design a program that helps you learn the right skills while preparing for licensure.

Esthetics courses will enhance your makeup education with courses on these topics:

• Facials
• Spa services
• Waxing
• Hair removal
• Professional skills

How to Get a Makeup License Renewed in Maryland

If you earn your license and want to continue working in make up, you will need to consider the renewal process. To keep your esthetician license you will need to complete at least 16 hours of continuing education courses related to this area of beauty.

After you earn your license you will have to renew it every two years. The fee for renewing your license is $25.

Are you ready to follow your path towards a career in makeup? Use our directory to contact makeup artist schools today!

Find Make-Up Artist Training Programs in Maryland

Linthicum Heights, MD
Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training / Massage Therapy

Find Cosmetology Schools Near You

Pikesville, MD
Make-Up Artist Training
Arnold, MD
Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training
Mitchellville, MD
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / 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.