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Become a Professional Makeup Artist


Makeup artists are needed in a wide range of career environments. If you want the advantage of having practical skills that can lead to new opportunities, learn about the makeup artist programs in your area.

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Join the Growing Makeup Business


Jobs are estimated to grow by 3% this decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a makeup artist, you can work in several different fields:

Master Your Makeup Craft


Even if your state does not require a license for makeup artistry, many salons and spas expect a license to hire you. Plus, when you earn your certification, it can help show employers that you have the makeup knowledge and skills to be a valuable part of their business.

Take the next step toward a career in makeup artistry. Simply enter your zip code above to get started!

Did you know?
  • Makeup jobs are expected to grow 3% through the year 2020.
  • The median salary for makeup artists is $64,450 per year.
    Bureau of Labor Statistics
Other students said...
  • "Makeup is my passion, something I want to do for the rest of my life. I want to push myself to be one of the top makeup artists in the industry."
    Lakeshia T. in Gloster, LA
  • "The feeling I get when I do makeup and hair makes me feel like I mean something, as if I am making someone else feel special."
    Cheyenne C. in Keller, TX
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