Makeup Artistry Schools in Connecticut

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1010 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 6108

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Makeup Artistry

950 Yale Avenue Unit 20
Wallingford, CT 6492

(203) 294-9496
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Makeup Artistry

45 Shunpike Road Suite 10
Cromwell, CT 06416

(860) 667-1886
Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy

65 Whiting Street
Plainville, CT 6062

(860) 571-0330
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry

632 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 6109

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry

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Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology - Branford – Accredited

251 West Main Street
Branford, CT 6405

Branford Academy of Hair & Cosmetology - Bridgeport – Accredited

1450 Barnum Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 6610

Dolce The Academy – Accredited

91 Schraffts Drive Suite 7
Waterbury, CT 6705

Gorgeous by Glam

938 East Main Street
Bridgeport, CT 6607

Naomi Martinez Beauty

59B Whiting Street
Plainville, CT 6062

Paul Mitchell The School North Haven – Accredited

97 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT 6473

Tyler Green Fx Studio

100 Whiting Street Suite 405
Winsted, CT 6098

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How to Become a Makeup Artist in Connecticut

Connecticut Makeup Artist Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for makeup artists in Connecticut is $51,685 ($24.85/hour). This is higher than the national average of $43,658 ($20.99/hour).
  • There is a predicted 12% job increase between 2016-2026 for cosmetologists, including makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

While there may be a variety of exciting makeup artist jobs in film, TV, advertising and salons, think how cool it would be to wind up on this list of Connecticut's top bridal makeup artists. If you pursue a career in this area of beauty, you can choose from many different paths to express your passion for makeup and making other people look and feel truly special. Our job is to give you a simple, but useful introduction into this occupation. We can also help you start your search for cosmetology school programs.

So, are you ready to add some color to your career as a professional makeup artist in Connecticut? Then take that next step and contact cosmetology schools in your area that offer makeup programs. They will be able to answer all your questions about licensure, tuition and fees, financial aid, course topics, and which local employers they work with. And when you start working in the beauty industry, be sure to share your success with us on your favorite social media platforms.

State License Requirements

Connecticut is one of only a few states without any licensing requirements for estheticians. You do not need a license or any specific certification to work as a makeup artist in this state. While you can work without hands-on training, you may still find it helpful to attend a makeup artist training program. These programs provide experience with various types of makeup, makeup tools, and styles.

Education Details

Connecticut makeup artist students need to check out all the course and program options available to make the best decision about training. Makeup artist programs can differ greatly, because this is such a vast field. Make sure the makeup courses fit with your career goals. And always ask advisors if they have career services to help you transition into employment after completion.

Makeup courses in Connecticut

  • Seasonal
  • Film/TV
  • Bridal
  • Color theory
  • Sanitation

License Renewal

If you go this route towards licensure, you will need to renew every two years for a $100 fee by the last day of your birth month.

Connecticut Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Connecticut

Cosmetology is a rapidly growing industry. With new products and techniques developing constantly, the demand for skilled and knowledgeable makeup artists is high. Makeup artists can earn fantastic wages; the national average is around $30 per hour. With its proximity to major urban centers like New York, Connecticut is a great place to build clientele. Below are some salons and websites you may want to visit if you plan on working as a makeup artist in Connecticut.

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