Esthetics/Skin Care

Internal beauty can shine through healthy, glowing skin, and you can help make that beauty shine in other people. If you think helping clients get healthy and beautiful skin could be a fulfilling and enjoyable career path for you, consider attending one of the esthetics schools in Indiana. You could make a difference in your life by choosing to make a difference in others' lives, when you choose to become an esthetician.

With the growing interest in cosmetics and fashion, and new and improving esthetics and skin care services available, job demand for estheticians is projected to grow about 25% through the year 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

State License Requirements

Indiana esthetics schools teach students techniques to give facials, apply make up, and improve skin health. Students also learn hair removal and waxing techniques, salon procedures, ethics, safety, and hygiene. They learn to analyze skin and provide recommendations for skin care regimens. To become a licensed esthetician in Indiana, students must be 18 years old and have completed the 10th grade or equivalent. They must enroll in an approved esthetician school and complete 700 hours of skin specialist training within three years. After training, students must pass a written and a practical test to receive their esthetician license from the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency - State Board of Cosmetology Examiners.

Education Details

People interested in attending esthetics school in Indiana want to learn to help clients express their inner beauty. They want to learn the techniques to give clients glowing and healthy skin. Esthetics schools in Indiana train students to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of others.

License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
4 Years*
License Renewal Period
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates job demand for estheticians will grow approximately 25 percent by 2020. Most other professions do not have this kind of rosy outlook. This could be an ideal time to begin a career in esthetics in Indiana. Work as an Indiana Esthetician Indiana offers many good job opportunities for licensed estheticians, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The non-metropolitan area of southern Indiana is the fourth highest paying non-metropolitan area in the country. Average annual salaries for estheticians in that region are $25,930 before tips. Statewide, the average annual salary for skin care specialists is $29,560. However, the city of Indianapolis is the tenth highest paying metropolitan area in the nation. Salaries in Indianapolis average $40,580 per year before tips.

Working as an Esthetician

Estheticians work in day spas, salons, hotels, and department stores. Some take extra training to work with dermatologists and plastic surgeons as medical estheticians. Estheticians practice the skills learned in school to perform facials, waxes, skin analysis, skin treatments, and more. They may use their business skills to open their own salon or spa and become self-employed. Indiana allows estheticians to open a mobile salon after they have been licensed for six months in the industry.

State board Contact Information

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners
402 W. Washington St., Rm. W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone Number: 317-234-3031
Fax Number: 317-233-4236
E-mail Address:

The Indiana State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating a change of name or change of address information, and acquiring out-of-state and other useful forms, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining an Indiana cosmetology license.

Find the Beauty Schools in Indiana that interest you below,

Tricoci University of Beauty Culture

1681 N College Ave,
Bloomington, IN 47404

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Empire Beauty School - Indianapolis

3810 East Southport Road,
Indianapolis, IN 46237

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Empire Beauty School - Speedway

5750 A Crawfordsville Rd. ,
Indianapolis-Speedway, IN 46224

Program: Cosmetology

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