Make-Up Artist Training
New York

As you can imagine, there are endless possibilities for makeup artists in the state of New York. Whether you want to work in the thriving world of film and television in New York City, or apply bridal, theatrical, or special event makeup, there are plenty of ways you can pursue your dreams And maybe one day, you will be like New York native Path McGrath, one of the most famous and highest paid makeup artists in the world. No matter what your dreams, makeup artist careers start with quality training.

Ready to rock the world of makeup artistry in New York? No matter what part of the state you want to work in, we can help connect you with makeup artist schools that offer programs and courses that align with your career goals. All you have to do is use the simple search box at the top of this page, or scroll through the cosmetology school listings below to view your options. Just promise that you’ll share your success with us, if you achieve your dream of becoming a makeup artist in New York!

Makeup Schools in New York City
State License Requirements

If you want to work as a professional makeup artist in New York, you will have to earn your esthetician or cosmetology license.

Education Details

New York makeup programs can differ greatly in the courses they offer. This is why we tell prospective students it is important to look closely at all your options. You should look for courses that match the area of makeup you want to enter. Many programs can also help you develop professional skills, and teach you the best methods for marketing your business to potential clients.

New York makeup artist courses •

  • Color application •
  • Client communication •
  • Skin types •
  • Highlights and shadows •
  • Sanitation
License Renewal
Hours required vary by licensure

This means that you will have to renew your license every four years for a $40 fee – no matter which path you choose to take. If you just want to focus on skin care and makeup, an esthetician program will probably be a quicker path towards success. However, if you want to own your own salon one day and offer nail and hair services, consider cosmetology.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Makeup Artist
State board Contact Information

New York Dept. of State Division of Licensing Services
Albany Division of Licensing Services
1 Commerce Plaza
99 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Albany, NY 12231
Phone Number: 518-474-4429
Fax Number: 518-473-6648

The New York State Board of Cosmetology can answer any of the additional questions you might have about obtaining a New York cosmetology license that we didn’t note above.

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