New York Skin Care & Esthetics Schools

If you want to make an impression in the glamorous world of skin care, New York is the perfect place to get started. Since beauty is such an important part of life in New York, professionals here are often among the first in the country have access to new products, tools, and techniques.

Find out how you can earn an NY esthetician licensed by contacting schools near you below.

Get Involved in the World of New York Esthetics

With the right skills and plenty of hard work, you may be able to work in a variety of exciting beauty settings in New York. Spas and hair salons are huge parts of the cosmetology industry. However, New York also has a thriving film and stage industry, so you may be able to work with those who rely on their appearance for their career.

If you can build a base of high-profile clients, you may have a significant impact on your job outlook and earning potential. In New York, job openings for skin care specialists are expected to increase 22% by the year 2024 (O*Net, 2016). The average salary for a New York skin care specialist is $39,830 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016).

How New York Schools Can Help You Get Started

Even if you consider yourself a skin care expert, you need to attend an approved New York school to earn your New York esthetician license. Your training should cover skin care theory, state law, and the many techniques and tools used in this industry. Licensed esthetician schools in NY should cover the following topics in their curricula.

Required Topics

  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Skin disorders and diseases
  • Composition of body hair
  • Cosmetic products and chemistry
  • Skin analysis
  • Fitzpatrick scale
  • Skin type and condition
  • Cleansing, steaming, exfoliation, and extraction
  • Facial masks
  • Facial massage
  • Makeup application
  • Use of equipment and implements for skin care

New York Esthetician License Requirements

Once your education is finished, you are well on your way to earning an NY esthetics license. The New York Division of Licensing Services verifies your completion of 600 or more training hours. They also require you to earn passing scores on a written exam and a skills exam.

The beauty industry continues to grow, so why not get involved now?

Explore options for earning a New York esthetics license by reaching out to beauty schools today.

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Esthetics/Skin Care Schools in New York (alphabetized by city)
Brooklyn, NY

Our dedicated staff and experienced instructors are committed to providing you with the individual attention and...
Levittown, NY

Our staff and faculty recognize and accept our responsibility to you the student and to the cosmetology industry as a whole. Our sole mission is a clear commitment to producing...
Nanuet, NY

Whether you need a career to improve your quality of life or just a second income, Capri Cosmetology Learning Center has the right program to fit your needs.
New York, NY

Atelier Esthtique Institute of Esthetics (AEIE) in New York City is one of the industry's most respected educational facilities and distribution centers for estheticians.
New York, NY

Located in the exciting SoHo section of downtown Manhattan, the Aveda Institute is the ideal setting for your professional education in Cosmetology or Esthiology.
New York, NY

You can be confident in the education you receive. Our instructors are some of the finest professionals in the industry.
New York, NY

The Lia Schorr Institute offers rewarding professional programs combining lectures, written assignments, and hands-on clinical experience.
Newburgh, NY

Do you want to work in the glamorous beauty industry, own a business or begin a career in the exciting field of fashion? Capri Cosmetology Learning Center - Newburgh can give you a solid foundation for success.
West Seneca, NY

Make your future one that's full of possibilities with Continental School of Beauty. We offer Cosmetology and Esthetics programs to help you reach your career goals...
White Plains, NY

Tarrytown Day Spa is an integral part of the schools and training and is located in the school. When students pass 300 hours they can work on clients in the spa setting.

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