ESTHETICS - MARYLAND

Esthetics/Skin Care
IN
Maryland

Clients visit spas for all sorts of different reasons, and with an MD esthetics license, you can help all of your clients have the best experience possible.

Whether you work for a day spa providing face and body treatments or you find your place at a luxurious resort spa, Maryland is the place for you to find your true calling in esthetics

State License Requirements
600
Hours
12 Month
Apprenticeship

The final step in getting an esthetician license in Maryland is passing your exams through the Maryland Board of Cosmetologists. They verify your completion of 600 training hours and run a background check. Once you have your license in hand, you are ready to get out there and change the world of beauty.

Education Details

No matter which services you decide to offer or which employment setting is right for you, everything starts with your training. Excellent training from experienced teachers can put you in a position to jump start your skin care career. The topics listed below are mandatory at licensed Maryland schools.

What You Can Learn in an Esthetics Program

  • Safety, sanitation, and disinfection
  • Client consultation
  • Skin structure and anatomy
  • Skin conditions and disorders
  • Skin analysis
  • Procedures
  • Cleansing
  • Exfoliation
  • Steaming
  • Masks
  • Moisturizer and sunscreen
  • Massage manipulation
  • Hair removal
  • Makeup application
License Renewal
6
License Renewal Hours
2 Years
License Renewal Period

A licensing fee is required every 2 years to keep the license valid in the state of Maryland.

Careers
$44,560
Salary
11%
Job Outlook Increase
Between 2016 - 2026

The future appears bright for skin care specialists. In Maryland, demand for estheticians may increase 11% through the year 2026 (O*Net, 2019). The average salary for a Maryland esthetician is $44,560 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019).

Working as an Esthetician

There is no doubt that esthetics is growing extremely quickly, with new treatment options and services targeting current and new clients. With the right training and a license, you can master these services and give clients what they need for beautiful skin. On top of spa employment options, consider hair salons that have separate rooms for skin care procedures. This option may allow you to draw in customers who otherwise wouldn't consider spa services. If you're ready to strike out on your own, why not become an entrepreneur and open your own specialty salon?

State board Contact Information

Maryland Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing
500 N. Calvert Street, Room 201
Baltimore, MD 21202-3651
Phone Number: 410-230-6320
E-mail Address: barbers.cos@maryland.gov

You can contact the board if you have additional questions about obtaining a Maryland state cosmetology license.

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Find the Beauty Schools in Maryland that interest you below,

Von Lee International School of Aesthetics, Inc.

309 Reisterstown Road,
Baltimore, MD 21208

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

Prestigious Skin Care and Make-Up Education At Von Lee, you can turn your passion into your profession and achieve your dream of becoming a Skin Care or Make-up Artist Professional. As the first Prestigious Skin Care and Make-Up Education At Von Lee, you can turn your passion into your profession and achieve your dream of becoming a Skin Care or Make-up Artist Professional. As the first school in the US to focus on esthetics education and license estheticians exclusively, Von Lee takes skin care seriously. For over 30 years, Von Lee has been educating and training successful skin care professionals and makeup artists. Renowned worldwide for its prestigious reputation and high standards, Von Lee remains at the forefront of esthetics education. Von Lee offers state-of-the-art programs developed by Carole Walderman, skin care expert, educator, industry legend, and CIDESCO diplomat. These distinctive programs emphasize quality education, mentoring and individualized hands-on training to help students develop superior skills and expertise. All of our programs are approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Esthetics: Skin Care and Make-Up Artistry Von Lee will educate you in this comprehensive 600 hours course so you will be prepared to take the Maryland State Board exam and obtain your professional Esthetics license. Theoretical course topics will include subjects such as Anatomy & Physiology, Skin Analysis, Chemistry, Electricity, Histology of the Skin, Micro exfoliation and more. On a practical level, students will learn European Facials, Back treatments, Full Body Waxing, Body treatments and Make-up Application using up-to-date and advanced techniques. Full-time and Part-time Day and Evening Classes are available. Make-Up Artistry Von Lee will teach you all the latest tools and creative techniques in this 40 hour program for becoming a professional Make-Up Artist. Topics covered include: Day and Evening Make-up, Highlights and Shadows, Color Theory, Fantasy Make-up, Lash Application, Corrective/Camouflage techniques, and more. Certification is available upon completion. Part-time classes are available. Invest in Yourself and Secure Your Future You gain the latest knowledge and methodology in skin care and make-up You learn from an innovative program based on esthetics techniques from around the world You attain essential skills in skin analyses and clinical training You develop a strong understanding of business practices in the beauty industry Von Lee has helped thousands of students embark on exciting and rewarding careers over the years. Equipped with a solid educational foundation and exceptional skills, Von Lee graduates have found successful employment opportunities in Salons, Medical Spas, Dermatology Offices, Wellness Centers, Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery Offices, Beauty Manufacturing firms, Film & Modeling Industries and more. To schedule a tour of our facility or to speak to our Admissions Director for more information, please contact us today !!  
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Cortiva Institute - Baltimore Campus

517 Progress Drive,Suite A-J
Linthicum, MD 21090

Program: Esthetics/Skin Care

A Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, or Skin Care Starts Here… Classes Start Soon Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that A Rewarding Career in Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, or Skin Care Starts Here… Classes Start Soon Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting? Consider a career in massage therapy, makeup artistry, or skin care. Massage therapists and skin care professionals work in a wide variety of environments, including resort spas, cruise ships, medical offices, destination spas, and day spas. Makeup artists work in spas and salons, and they also work in the motion picture, television, cosmetics, bridal, and fashion industries. Many massage therapists, skin care professionals, and makeup artists start their own private practices.   Why choose the Cortiva Institute? A diploma in as little as 6½ months Convenient Day and Night classes that fit your life 1,000s of jobs available across the country Support in finding a career that gives you joy Accomplished instructors and faculty to guide your development Financial aid available for those who qualify Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) Thousands of New Job Opportunities Every Year! Cortiva’s National Career Services Department has developed a worldwide network of thousands of employers, which generates an average of more than 5,000 new job opportunities nationwide for Cortiva graduates each year! Of course, your success ultimately depends on you. The Cortiva Institute cannot guarantee employment or salary. But our career services assistance starts when you are a student and does not stop even after you graduate. From your first job to your last in the industry – whether you need help tomorrow or ten years from now – we’re here to help you succeed. Degree and Diploma Programs The Cortiva Institute offers degree and diploma programs leading to careers in: Massage Therapy Makeup Artistry Skin Care Paramedical Skin Care * Financial aid is not available for the 300-hour Skin Care Training Program. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the programs, and other important information, please visit www.cortiva.edu/disclosures.html.
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Blades School of Hair Design

22576 Macarthur Blvd # 316,P.O. Box 226
California, MD 20619

Program: Cosmetology

We started training cosmetologists in Maryland in 1986. We have a wonderful, devoted and caring staff ready to help you start your journey into cosmetology! We started training cosmetologists in Maryland in 1986. We have a wonderful, devoted and caring staff ready to help you start your journey into cosmetology!
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Empire Beauty School - Glen Burnie-Baltimore

6320 Ritchie Highway,
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Program: Cosmetology

As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people to improve their lives. For more than 80 years, Empire has maintained this strong heritage and tradition of training future beauty professionals for rewarding and in-demand careers in the beauty industry. And, all Empire Education Group schools are also backed by the Regis Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company, and industry partner of Empire Education Group.
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Empire Beauty School - Owings Mills-Baltimore

9616 Reisterstown Road, Suite 105,
Owings Mills-Baltimore, MD 21117

Program: Cosmetology

As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people As the leading group of cosmetology schools in the U.S., with 89 schools in 21 states, Empire Education Group continues to dedicate the company's time and resources to creating opportunities for people to improve their lives. For more than 80 years, Empire has maintained this strong heritage and tradition of training future beauty professionals for rewarding and in-demand careers in the beauty industry. And, all Empire Education Group schools are also backed by the Regis Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company, and industry partner of Empire Education Group.
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