Makeup Artistry Schools in Nevada

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

What's the fastest way to change someones appearance and give them a new lease on life? Changing their makeup, of course. Not only do lots of women rely on makeup to boost their confidence and look their best, many women actually love trying out different makeup looks and techniques.

State License Requirements

N/A Education Hours

Required to earn a makeup artistry license

Makeup artists are not licensed in Nevada, but you do have to register with the state board before working as a makeup artist. You must have the name and address of the business where you’ll be providing makeup application services. You submit your registration application, a $25 fee, and affirm that you are allowed to work in the United States. You can then work as a makeup artist.   Learn more about the registration process: Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

Education Details

Makeup artist training is a comprehensive program that teaches you a wide range of practical skills. You may learn about the many tools used in makeup application, including brushes, applicators, and sponges. Instructors should cover color theory, how it affects the palettes you use on your clients, and how to tune your color choices for the seasons. Hands-on application is a major focus of this program. By the time you graduate, you should be able to confidently apply makeup to any part of the face.

License Renewal

License renewal period


Continuing education required

The renewal process in Nevada takes place every two years, with a deadline of your birthday. The fee for renewal is $70.

Nevada Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Nevada

Nevada has a strong cosmetology industry, which may make it the perfect place for you to work as a makeup artist. Keep in mind that Nevada has many live shows and theatre productions, many of which rely heavily on the services of makeup artists. Whether you want to work with regular clients or theatre, this may be the right place for you. Between 2012 and 2022, O*Net expects to see a 13% increase in cosmetology jobs. By their estimates, cosmetology professionals earn an average salary of $22,200 per year in Nevada (O*Net, 2014).

ou may keep a diverse and changing schedule as a makeup artist. If you work for a traditional employer like a makeup store, a department store, or a salon, you may work nights and weekends as your employer needs. If you go the freelance route, your days may be guided by the client appointments you have. Those who go into stage makeup may work only nights and weekends to be on hand for performances. Explore your options before graduation.

Contact the Nevada State Board of Makeup Artistry

Nevada State Board of Cosmetology

Find Other Makeup Artistry Schools in Nevada

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

A Beauty by Designs Permanent Makeup

9017 North Pecos Road Suite 4530
Henderson, NV 89074

Blue Makeup School

4080 East Lake Mead Suite 220
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Glam Sophisticated Academy

6543 South Las Vegas Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89119

L Makeup Institute – Accredited

440 South Rampart Boulevard B-130
Las Vegas, NV 89145

Las Vegas Eyelash Extension Training

7925 West Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89117

LivBay Lash Training

8872 South Eastern Avenue Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV 89119


6725 South Eastern Avenue Suite 6
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Nevada Permanent Makeup & Microblading Academy

9272 Tamarus Street Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89123

NIMA Institute – Accredited

3993 Howard Hughes Parkway Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Sophia Leon Beauty INK

9480 South Eastern Avenue Suite 135
Las Vegas, NV 89123
Make-Up Artist Training