Makeup Artistry Schools in Connecticut

Connecticut 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 Connecticut is $66,560*.
  • There is a predicted 19.20%* job increase between 2012 - 2022.

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

N/A Education Hours

Required to earn a makeup artistry license

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 •

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

License Renewal

License renewal period


Continuing education required

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.

  • MyWedding,com
  • The Beauty Bar
  • Naomi's Studio and Salon

Contact the Connecticut State Board of Makeup Artistry

Connecticut Dept. of Public Health - Cosmetology & Licensing

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Find Other Makeup Artistry Schools in Connecticut

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

    Academy Di Capelli – Accredited

    1010 Main Street
    East Hartford, CT 6108

    Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Barbering
    Academy Di Capelli – Accredited

    950 Yale Avenue Unit 20
    Wallingford, CT 6492

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

    Bella Rose Beauty Skincare & Waxing Studio

    972 Boston Post Road
    Milford, CT 6460

    Belle Academy of Cosmetology – Accredited

    27A South Commons Road
    Waterbury, CT 6704

    Branford Academy of Hair and Cosmetology – Accredited

    251 West Main Street
    Branford, CT 6405

    Dolce LLC The Academy – Accredited

    91 Schraffts Drive Suite 7
    Waterbury, CT 6705

    Gorgeus by Glam

    39 Talcott Road
    West Hartford, CT 6110

    Institute of Aesthetic Arts & Sciences

    800 Main Street South Suite 110
    Southbury, CT 6488

    International Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

    65 Whiting Street
    Plainville, CT 6062

    International Institute of Cosmetology – Accredited

    632 Silas Deane Highway
    Wethersfield, CT 6109

    Lash Estetica

    266 Park Road
    West Hartford, CT 6119

    Micropigmentation Academy

    350 Silas Dean Highway Suite 104
    Guilford, CT 6473

    Micropigmentation Academy

    18 B Church Street
    Wethersfield, CT 6109

    Naomi Martinez Beauty

    59B Whiting Street
    Plainville, CT 6062

    Sono Academy

    108 Washington Street
    Norwalk, CT 06854

    Tyler Green Fx Studio

    100 Whiting Street Suite 406
    Winsted, CT 6098
    Make-Up Artist Training