Los Angeles, CA Beauty Schools

Beauty Schools and Cosmetology Schools in Los Angeles, CA

As the largest city in California and the second-largest city in the entire country, Los Angeles is home to a buzzing cosmetology industry. Los Angeles serves not only individuals who want to look good, but significant players in the entertainment industry.

If you want to become part of the cosmetology field in Los Angeles, start by checking out our full list beauty schools in Los Angeles. Whether you want to become a cosmetologist or get the training needed to become an esthetician, nail technician, or barber, there's likely a school for you.

Beauty Salaries in Los Angeles

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, skincare specialists are the highest-paid beauty professionals in Los Angeles, earning between $22,500 and $47,230 per year. Other salary ranges for beauty professions include:

  • Barbers: $17,490 to $24,770 per year
  • Cosmetologists: $17,660 to $42,770 per year
  • Manicurists: $17,280 to $27,820 per year
  • Shampooers: $17,420 to $28,060 per year

Salaries vary widely within each career, so it's important to be flexible. If you open your own salon, your income may fluctuate from month to month. You can either work for a salon or rent a chair at a salon; in both cases, you may earn gratuities on top of your base salary.

Cosmetology License Requirements in California

After finishing your program at a Los Angeles beauty college, you can begin the process of getting licensed from the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Before sitting for your required licensing exam, you must prove to the Board that you've met their education requirements, outlined below:

  • Cosmetology: 1,600 hours
  • Barber: 1,500 hours
  • Esthetician: 600 hours
  • Nail technician: 400 hours

After providing proof of your hours, you can take the written and skills exams. Once you pass these exams, you'll receive a license that is good for up to two years. Your license must be renewed by your licensing date in odd-numbered years.

Getting Around and Networking

You can take advantage of the public transit system in LA to get around you all the beauty schools in Los Angeles without the hassle of a car. The LA Metro offers 24-hour service all over the Los Angeles area.

There are many networking opportunities in Los Angeles that can help you take your education and your career to the next level. The Christian Cosmetology International Association is headquartered in Los Angeles. Another local group is the California Cosmetology Association. As a member of this group, you can attend networking events, go to continuing education courses, and receive legislative updates. You can even get a discount on your cosmetology insurance.

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Cosmetology Schools in Los Angeles, CA
Bell, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Los Angeles-East, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Los Angeles, CA

Our dream team of MVA Rockstar Celebrity Trainers provide a workshop designed to inspire and develop every student to their maximum potential!
Los Angeles, CA

Our school is carefully designed to simulate a salon environment for the sole purpose of beauty education. It is equipped with modem visual and teaching aids, and possesses...
Inglewood, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Paramount, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Pico Rivera, CA

At David's Academy of Beauty, you have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and excellent training from experienced faculty. If you are interested in starting a career in the beauty and wellness industry, we have something for you.
Hollywood, CA

As a leader in the field of makeup education, our professional trainers are committed to providing makeup know-how and essential tools of the trade..
Los Angeles-West, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Whittier, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Los Angeles, CA

The Aveda Institute Los Angeles is located in the heart of Westwood, adjacent to the UCLA campus. The facility has new classroom and clinic areas and an Aveda...
Lomita, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
San Gabriel Valley, CA

We are conveniently located in the San Gabriel Valley, between Pasadena and El Monte. Are you ready for something new? Build a new career with training from one of the newest, hottest cosmetics companies!
Santa Monica, CA

TONI&GUY has established learning facilities that produce talented and well-trained hairdressers and color technicians for salons across North America.
Burbank, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
North Hollywood, CA

Ruby Makeup Academy is coming to North Hollywood! We offer our students outstanding makeup artistry training in a fast-paced, one
West Covina, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Anaheim, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
City of Industry, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Reseda, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Chatsworth, CA

Newberry School of Beauty has been training students in the field of Cosmetology since December of 1949. The school has earned a reputation for excellence and quality...
Huntington Beach, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Canoga Park, CA

The Academy of Makeup & Fashion is LA's premier professional school of makeup. We specialize in Professional Makeup from Beauty to Brides and Media. Our Image and Fashion courses are offered 4 times a year.
Costa Mesa, CA

It is our mission at The ENZO Academy to offer you the highest quality education and cutting edge techniques - Elevating the professional craft.
Costa Mesa, CA

TONI&GUY has established learning facilities that produce talented and well-trained hairdressers and color technicians for salons across North America.
Santa Ana, CA

A.I.E. is celebrating its 28th year of training electrologists. Courses are available in-person or through our online academy. Our program includes the practical knowledge necessary...
Fontana, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Ontario, CA

Are you ready to go from beauty beginner to beauty expert? You can with Enzo Academy! Located in Ontario, CA.
Upland, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Upland, CA

The world of makeup artistry has so many possibilities. Embrace your creativity and choose the certified makeup artistry training available at Ruby Make Up Academy.
Ontario, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Simi Valley, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Lake Forest, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.
Corona, CA

Our philosophy is to treat each student as part of our family, providing them with every opportunity to complete their studies at the lowest cost possible.
Palmdale, CA

Marinello Schools of Beauty have a long, distinguished history of success for providing quality education and training for students entering the cosmetology industry.

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