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Makeup Artist Licensing in New Jersey



New Jersey Makeup Artist License Requirements

If you want to work as a makeup artist or perform any kind of makeup application services in New Jersey, you will need to earn the equivalent of your makeup artist license in New Jersey. The most relevant path for doing this means obtaining your skin care specialist license, which starts with esthetician training at a Board approved beauty school. Requirements for estheticians in New Jersey include 600 hours of esthetician training and education and pass an exam given by the Board.

Earning your esthetician license to become a make up artist can give you supplemental skills that can enhance and expand the services you can provide clients. If you want to consider both options, you can learn about esthetics programs by using the link below:

New Jersey esthetics and skin care programs

No matter what decision you make about earning your skin care specialist license, if you want to have stellar makeup skills, you better find the right training. You want to be sure the courses you take align with your career goals.

Are you ready to talk to makeup schools about your career potential? Contact the listings on this page to get started!

Education Requirements to Get a NJ Makeup Artist License

Even though you do not have a standard make up curriculum for a makeup artist license in New Jersey, you will want to get a good education. Sometimes, salons will offer one-off makeup artist courses or workshops that teach current trends or refresh students’ foundational skills.

Makeup artist NJ courses may include:

• Bridal
• Special effects
• Male and senior
• Color theory
• Facial structure
• Daytime/evening
• Film/TV
• Theater/character

When comparing makeup artist schools you will also want to look at a timeline for completion, cost, financial aid options, and how well the curriculum aligns with state standards. You may also want to choose a beauty school that offers a skin care specialist track so you can work towards licensure while developing top-notch makeup skills. All of these considerations prove it’s really important to contact a few schools before choosing a program.

If you also take an esthetics program, you will learn some additional skills:

• Facials
• Waxing
• Hair removal
• Head massage
• Other salon techniques for the head/neck area

How to Get a Makeup License Renewed in New Jersey

The renewal process in New Jersey for your esthetician’s license is pretty straightforward. You have to renew every two years at a cost of $60. While some states require continuing education courses, New Jersey does not.

Want to learn more about becoming a makeup artist in New Jersey? Use our school listings to compare programs and speak with schools as soon as possible!

Find Make-Up Artist Training Programs in New Jersey

Voorhees, NJ
Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training / Nail Technology
Howell, NJ
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Nail Technology / Make-Up Artist Training / Teacher Training

Find Cosmetology Schools Near You

Rahway, NJ
Make-Up Artist Training
Gloucester City, NJ
Barbering / Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training / Nail Technology
Pro Beauty Academy – Accredited
Edison, NJ
Cosmetology / Make-Up Artist Training
Branchburg, NJ
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Make-Up Artist Training
Totowa, NJ
Make-Up Artist 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.