COSMETOLOGY - NEVADA

Cosmetology
IN
Nevada

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas—and that’s why so many tourists use their time in Nevada to make huge changes to their hair, go all out on nail art, and indulge in various skin care procedures.

Nevada is a fast-paced, diverse place to start working in cosmetology.

State License Requirements
1,600
Hours

Beauty schools in Nevada aim to get students ready for the state’s licensing requirements. You have to pass a written test and a skills test to qualify for a license. The Nevada State Board of Cosmetology verifies your completion of 1,600 training hours and charged a $125 application request fee.

Education Details

Study hair, nails, and skin as a beauty student. Some of your time is spent in the classroom, studying theory. The majority of your hours, though, should be spent getting hands-on experience. Mannequins are the perfect blank slate for practicing hairstyles, manicure techniques, and skin treatments. When you have proven your skills and ability to your instructors, you work with customers while being supervised. To be approved by the state of Nevada, schools must cover specific topics.

Required Beauty School Topics

  • Shampooing and conditioning
  • Hairdressing
  • Styling of hair
  • Finger waving
  • Hair coloring
  • Nail technology
  • Cosmetics
  • Thermal curling
  • Marcelling
  • Facial massage
  • Scalp massage
  • Trimming, cutting, and shaping hair
  • Antisepsis, sanitation, and sterilization
  • Apparatus and electricity
  • Nevada cosmetology laws
License Renewal
4
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

Cosmetology license renewal in Nevada happens every two years on the licensee's birthday. The cost to renew your license in Nevada is $70. NV does require 30 cosmetology continuing education hours during the two-year licensure period for cosmetology instructors. All other beauty licensees must complete four hours of continuing education during each two-year period. These CEUs must focus on infection control and maintaining a safe environment for your clients.

Careers
$23,420
Salary
13%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2016 - 2026

Statewide demand for cosmetologists is growing. Through the year 2026, O*Net anticipates a 13% jump in cosmetologist job openings in Nevada (2019). The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average salary of $23,420 per year for Nevada cosmetologists (2019).

Working as a Cosmetologist

Las Vegas and Reno are two of the biggest tourist cities in this region, which means that they have a high demand for skilled, passionate cosmetologists. Throughout the rest of the state, there are salons, spas, and beauty shops that let residents and tourists get on-point ombre and hairstyles. There are lots of professional opportunities in this area. Professional Beauty Association Beauty Week takes place in Las Vegas each year, bringing together some of the best cosmetologists from all over the country. Statewide demand for cosmetologists is growing. Through the year 2026, O*Net anticipates a 13% jump in cosmetologist job openings in Nevada (2019). The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an average salary of $23,420 per year for Nevada cosmetologists (2019).

State board Contact Information

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology
1785 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 255
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone Number: 702-486-6542
Fax Number: 702-369-8064
E-mail Address: cosmo@nvcosmobd.nv.gov

The Nevada State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license as well as answer all of your questions about obtaining a Nevada cosmetology license. They may also help in-state applicants apply for a duplicate license. However, you must submit a notarized application and pay a fee of $25.

Glamorous citizens of Nevada know that having good professionals attending
to your beauty needs is important. Cosmetologists make up a significant part
of the state’s bustling economic outlook. Those wishing to obtain cosmetology
careers consult these organizations.

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology
National Latino Cosmetology Association
Professional Beauty Association

Commercial_Combo_Program-Career-Geo
Las Vegas  /  Reno  /  Salt Lake City

Find the Beauty Schools in Nevada that interest you below,

Milan Institute of Cosmetology

4020 Kietzke Ln,
Reno, NV 89502

Program: Cosmetology

Welcome to Milan Institute We are pleased that you are considering a career in cosmetology! There's always room for qualified professionals in this challenging field. Whether you like working with hair, skin, or Welcome to Milan Institute We are pleased that you are considering a career in cosmetology! There's always room for qualified professionals in this challenging field. Whether you like working with hair, skin, or nails, your certification will allow you to select a career path that suits you. You are on the threshold of a great opportunity. Your license to practice cosmetology will be an unlimited passport to a world of glamour, excitement, and many other rewards. To start your career journey right, plan to make the most of your education. With every lesson, you will be one step closer to working in your dream field. Our Mission To provide our students with a solid foundation in the theory and practice of cosmetology To uphold the highest standards of excellence in our faculty, staff, students, and educational programs To promote service to the community by encouraging student council involvement Student Consumer Information Goals & Objectives To instruct students in the proper and current methods of cosmetology To qualify and prepare students for the state board examination To graduate qualified, competent, competitive students To assist students in job placement Career Programs Certificates are awarded upon completion for all locations We believe that each student at Milan Institute holds the key to his or her success. Our staff and instructors strive to help each student develop the professionalism that will open a world of creativity and knowledge. Milan Institute offers a college atmosphere conducive to learning and individual growth. Excellent training and job placement assistance enable our students to become enterprising professionals. Milan Institute offers both theory and practical instruction. The clinical area is well equipped for hands-on instruction in all areas of cosmetology. A library/media source area offers books and videotapes on cosmetology basics, as well as on more advanced areas of this field of study. Additional theory assistance is available on a one-on-one basis. Programs only offered in English at all locations except the Cosmetology program at the El Paso campus.  Cosmetology 1500 Hours / 50 Weeks Cosmetology is an exciting, fast-paced career that is constantly evolving with new ideas, techniques and equipment. Cosmetologists work with a variety of people each day, assisting them with their beauty needs. Cosmetologists shampoo, cut, perm, color and style hair. They may also provide manicures and pedicures or apply acrylic or gel nails. Course covers: Hair cutting, styling and coloring All aspects of skin care All aspects of nail care Possible careers: Professional stylist Make-up technician Platform artist Product representative Salon owner or manager State board member/examiner Skin care specialist Esthetician Course covers: Bacteriology Facials Hair removal Makeup (application, composition, etc) Salon business skills Possible careers: Skin care specialist Make-up consultant Image consultant Product representative Salon owner Platform artist Theatrical make-up artist Retail specialist Manicurist Uncover a Career of Beauty and Creativity If you're looking for a career in the beauty industry that lets you reveals your talent and creativity, becoming a Manicurist could be the perfect profession for you. As a graduate of the Milan Institute Manicurist program you will have the skills in manicure and pedicure procedures, the use of all manicuring implements and supplies, application of artificial nails, repair of broken or split nails and the care of nails and hands.   Programs Vary by Location
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