Makeup Artist Licensing in New York

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New York Makeup Artist License Requirements

When you become a makeup artist in New York, you can open up a world of exciting opportunities that this diverse state can offer. If you want to work as a makeup artist in the world of film, television, modeling, theater, weddings, and other settings in this state, you will need to learn about licensure – and find the right makeup artist program.

In New York, there is not a makeup artist specific license. Your best way to pursue this area of beauty work is to earn your esthetician’s license while developing your core skills in a makeup artistry program. This will also open up more doors in salon and spa work if you have esthetician’s skills as well as stellar makeup qualifications.

Do you want to consider an esthetician program, or compare them to make up focused programs? If so, use the following link to learn more…

New York esthetics and skin care programs

Are you ready to find out what makeup courses New York beauty schools in your area offer? If so, use the listings on this page to take the next step!

Education Requirements to Get a Makeup Artist License in New York

You will want to compare makeup artist schools before making the decision to enroll.

Makeup courses in New York may include:

• Bridal
• Character
• Daytime/evening
• Male and senior
• Special effects
• Facial structure
• Film/TV

Every program will have its own set or makeup artist courses that students can take. Some makeup programs will only last a few weeks or months, while others may take up to a year to complete.

If you decide to earn your esthetician’s license in addition to your makeup training, you will likely learn facials, waxing, airbrush, head massage, and hair removal in your studies. Additionally, you will have to complete a required number of education and training hours, and pass a state examination to earn your license to apply makeup.

How to Get a Makeup Artist License Renewed in New York

If you take an esthetician program to earn the equivalent of your makeup license, you will want to know the quick facts about the renewal process. If you earn your license you’ll have to pay a $40 dollar renewal fee every four years. And let’s say you pay late- that’s gonna cost ya an extra $10. Unlike other states, New York does not currently have any continuing education requirements. However, these can be great ways to stay current with industry trends, changes, laws, and safety and sanitation best practices.

Are you ready to compare make up artist programs in your area and pursue a new career? Contact the makeup schools listed here to develop the right path for you!

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