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Makeup Artist Licensing in New Mexico



New Mexico Makeup Artist License Requirements

Working as a makeup artist in New Mexico can offer several career paths for creative, social individuals who love making others look their best. If this is you, then you’re probably wondering about the license requirements for New Mexico makeup artists. New Mexico does not have a designated makeup artist license, but there are two paths you can take to work as a makeup artist in this state. Your two most relevant options are esthetics or permanent makeup training for licensure.

Many make up artists in New Mexico earn one of those forms of licensure, plus complete a make up focused program. This helps ensure you develop the skills makeup clients and employers expect, while still meeting the legal requirements to seek employment.

If you want to compare makeup artist programs with esthetician and permanent makeup artist programs, use the links below to get started:

New Mexico esthetics and skin care programs
New Mexico permanent makeup artist programs

Esthetics programs will typically involve facial science courses, waxing, hair removal, and other salon/spa skills that involve the head and neck area. Permanent makeup artist classes typically teach you how to use tattooing tools, plus educate you about safety and sanitation procedures. For those who really want to focus on makeup, the esthetician path may be the better of the two options.

Do you want to move forward and learn about the makeup artist courses offered at schools and salons near you? Contact the beauty schools listed here to get going!

Education Requirements to Get A Makeup Artist License in New Mexico

Makeup artist schools can vary greatly in many respects, which require thoughtful research before making a final decision. You will want to look into cost, curriculum, financial aid, career assistance, and other important aspects of the makeup schools you look into.

It can help to speak directly with instructors about the courses, just to make sure the learning outcomes fit your career interests in makeup. For instance, you may want to work in film, so special effects may be important. Or, you want to work for a local television station preparing news anchors for live appearances. You’ll want to make sure the courses will give the skills to work in those roles.

Makeup artist courses in New Mexico can include:

• Theatrical
• Film/TV
• Photography
• Bridal
• Daytime/evening
• FX

How to Get a Makeup License renewed in New Mexico

If you earn your esthetician or permanent makeup artist license to act as your makeup license in NM, you will need to understand the requirements for renewal. If you earn your esthetician’s license you will need to renew every year at a cost of $50. Permanent makeup technicians must renew every year at a cost of $100, which is the same cost as the original license.

Do you want to know more about makeup artist training and New Mexico licensure? Contact the schools on this page to take the next step!

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Albuquerque, NM
Cosmetology / Esthetics/Skin Care / Barbering / Make-Up Artist Training / Hair Design / Teacher Training
Albuquerque, NM
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.