Makeup Artistry Schools in Florida

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3665 East Bay Drive Suite 164
Largo, FL 33771

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology

2800 34th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33713

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Makeup Artistry, Barbering
Boca Beauty Academy – Accredited

7820 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33434

Cosmetology, Hair Design, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Massage Therapy, Makeup Artistry, Electrology, Barbering
Boca Beauty Academy – Accredited

7329 North State Road 7
Parkland, FL 33073

Barbering, Cosmetology, Electrology, Esthetics, Hair Design, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

5090 West 12th Avenue
Hialeah, FL 33012

(305) 639-8726
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology

8478 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33144

(305) 267-7277
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy, Nail Technology
Cortiva Institute – Accredited

2600 Lake Lucien Drive #140
Maitland, FL 32751

Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy
Cortiva Institute – Accredited

2001 West Sample Road Suite 100
Pompano Beach, FL 33064

(954) 975-6400
Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy

2370 34th Street North
St Petersburg, FL 33713

Makeup Artistry, Massage Therapy

552 East Woolbright Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

(561) 733-2223
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology

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Academy of Glam

8698 Griffin Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

American Beauty Schools – Accredited

8150 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL 33144

ASM Beauty World Academy

6664 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33020

Aveda Institute South Florida – Accredited

4186 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Aveda Institute Jacksonville – Accredited

10601 San Jose Boulevard Suite 7 Suite 7
Jacksonville, FL 32257

Beauty Academy of South Florida – Accredited

9800 Northwest 77 Avenue
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33016

Beauty Ink Microblading & Permanent Makeup Training

245 Southeast 1st Street
Miami, FL 33131

Bosso Makeup School

19046 Bruce B Downs Boulevard Suite 68
Tampa, FL 33647

Broward Beauty Institute

1500 North University Drive #208
Coral Springs, FL 33071

Brows & Co. by Paula Daniel

2121 South Hiawassee Road Unit 130
Orlando, FL 32835

Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry

3440 North Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Dolly Monroe Beauty Academy

10359 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite E
Tampa, FL 33747

Face Naked Studio

754 North Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL 33765

Glam Lash Extensions & Academy

2206 Jo An Drive Suite #4
Sarasota, FL 34231

Global Beauty Institute

7635 North State Road 7
Parkland, FL 33073

Gulf Coast Academy

13981 Mcgregor Boulevard Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33919

iGlam Lash and Beauty

3733 Southside Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32216

iLash Works

525 North Park Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789

International Academy – Accredited

2550 South Ridgewood Avenue
South Daytona, FL 32119

La Belle Beauty Academy – Accredited

1495 West 49 Street
Hialeah, FL 33144

Microblading & Beuaty Academy

1210 North John Young Parkway
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Minik Academy USA

12250 Menta Street Suite 102
Orlando, FL 32837

Naples Makeup Artistry

517 Devils Lane
Naples, FL 34103

Next Level Beauty

931 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Phyllis Allen Training Center

5759 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32810

Pretty Simple Beauti

1021 Oak Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204

Summit Salon Academy – Accredited

4802 Gunn Highway Suite 144
Tampa, FL 33624

Total Beauty Institute – Accredited

5308 North Pearl Street
Jacksonville, FL 32208

Yessi Lash

7858 Turkey Lake Road Suite 226A
Orlando, FL 32819

Zoe Milan Studios

1703 North Tampa Street Suite 1
Tampa, FL 33602

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How to Become a Makeup Artist in Florida

Florida Makeup Artist Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for makeup artists in Florida is $43,378 ($20.85/hour). This is lower than the national average of $47,917 ($23.04/hour).
  • There is a predicted 17% job increase between 2016 – 2026 for cosmetologists, including makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

Florida makeup artists can pursue a wide variety of career options when they complete training. If you already live here, then you know what a solid film and television industry we have going on in this state. As a makeup artist, you can work in those areas, and find jobs in other unique positions as well. For instance, makeup artists played a key role in this powerful photo shoot which highlighted people with physical disabilities. Without trained makeup artists, the quality of the shoot would have suffered.

Ready to learn more about what it takes to become a makeup artist in Florida? Perfect! We think you'll rock the industry if you study and practice your skills with the passion that's stirring inside you. Our job is to make it easy for you to find the right programs and makeup schools in Florida for you to compare. When you look at your options, be sure to ask each school what kinds of career services they provide students. This can be an important factor and will help you choose a makeup school that will prepare you for success!

State License Requirements

Licensing laws in Florida vary, depending on where you want to work as a makeup artist. You may apply makeup for pay without a license if the intent is to sell the product, not the service. To sell makeup application as a service, you need an esthetician license. This involves completing 260 hours of training at an approved beauty school.

Education Details

If you want to succeed as a makeup artist in Florida, you should consider all of your options — especially the courses outlined in each school's curriculum. You want to learn all the skills relevant to your goals in makeup. You should also seek ways to develop your business skills and professional competencies to pursue your own practice, if that's a goal.

Florida makeup artist core courses:

  • Bridal
  • Special event
  • Color theory
  • Film/TV/theater

License Renewal

If you take the esthetics route, you will need to renew through the Florida Division of Professions, Board of Cosmetology. The deadline every two years is October 31st, and you'll pay $55.

Florida Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Florida

Makeup artists have a variety of opportunities for gainful employment in the state of Florida. Professional makeup artists primarily work with film companies and theater arts groups to help apply makeup on professional actors and actresses. In many cases, these individuals are self employed as independent contractors and set their own work days and hours. The average annual salary for a makeup artist in Florida is $43,378, and the number of makeup artists currently employed exceeds 3,000 people.

Contact the Florida State Board of Cosmetology

Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

The Florida State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, updating 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 a Florida state cosmetology license.

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