Makeup Artistry Schools in Arizona

Arizona Makeup Artistry Careers At a Glance
  • N/A education hours are required to become licensed.
  • You must renew your license every .
  • 0 continuing education hours are required to renew your license.
  • Average salary for makeup artistry in Arizona is $66,560*.
  • There is a predicted 19.20%* job increase between 2012 - 2433.

The field of makeup artistry in Arizona has a wide variety of success stories. Take these local entrepreneurs behind the best-selling Selena makeup line. They took their passion for makeup as far as the product development phase – and look at them now! Even if your goal is to apply makeup for film, TV, theater, advertising or for private clients, your path to success starts with the right Arizona makeup artist training. Our passion is helping students like yourself become rock stars in the Arizona makeup artist scene. We live and breathe all things beauty, and work tirelessly to build relationship with schools in all fifty states to bring you the best information we can. We hope to answer your questions about makeup artist training in Arizona below. However, nothing will prepare you for what to expect like speaking directly with professionals who teach makeup courses at cosmetology schools. Use the search box and school listings on this page to narrow your search. Makeup Schools in Phoenix

State License Requirements

N/A Education Hours

Required to earn a makeup artistry license

To apply skin care products, apply makeup professionally, and use facial treatments, you need an Arizona esthetician license. Esthetics licenses are not required for those who apply theatre for theatrical groups, in the process of selling cosmetics, or to residents of Arizona nursing homes. An esthetics license requires 600 hours of training. Required fees include a $100 written test fee, a $77 practical test fee, and a $70 licensing fee. Get more information on this license by contacting the board: Arizona Board of Cosmetology

Education Details

In Arizona, you should look for makeup artist programs that can give you a comprehensive skillset. This is a field of beauty with many unique areas. From bridal to theatrical, to senior and male makeup, there is so much to learn. That’s why some programs are geared towards different types of professionals. The bottom line: compare the curriculum at every school in your area to make the most informed decision.

Makeup artist courses in Arizona include: •

  • Color theory •
  • Bridal •
  • Seasonal •
  • Senior and male •
  • Special effects

License Renewal

License renewal period


Continuing education required

While Arizona does not have a makeup artist specific licensure process, you do need to earn your esthetician’s or cosmetologists license to practice legally in the state. For makeup artists, we recommend looking into esthetician programs first, since they are more focused on the skills you will be using in your makeup profession. If you earn your esthetician license in Arizona, you will need to keep it up-to-date to stay in good standing. That means, renewing your license every year by your birthday. You will also have to pay a renewal fee of $60 - $90 if you’re late.

Arizona Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Arizona

Makeup artists in Arizona work in a variety of positions working closely with performers applying makeup. The two major industries that employ makeup artists include performing arts companies and the film and television industry. The average annual wage for makeup artists in Arizona is $66,560, with over 3,000 individuals employed professionally nationwide. Most of the performing arts companies that hire makeup artists in Arizona are located around major metropolitan areas, and include:

Contact the Arizona State Board of Makeup Artistry

Arizona Board of Cosmetology

Find Other Makeup Artistry Schools in Arizona

Check out the Make-Up Artist Training schools other cities in Arizona have to offer.

7547 West Greenway Road #500
Peoria, AZ 85381

Esthetics, Makeup Artistry

Contour Brows Academy

610 North Gilbert Road Suite 106
Gilbert, Az 85233

Fine Arts Permanent Cosmetics

1820 East Ray Road Suite A4
Chandler, AZ 85225

Kensington Makeup Academy

7014 East Camelback Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Maxima School of Makeup Artistry

4210 North Brown Avenue Suite D
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Contour Brows Academy | Gilbert

2741 C Lyons Road
Gilbert, Az 85234
Make-Up Artist Training