Makeup Schools in New York State

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251 West Route 59
Nanuet, NY 10954

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design, Makeup Artistry

39 North Plank Road
Newburgh, NY 12550

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Hair Design

545 8th Avenue Suite 1015
New York, NY 10018

(332) 334-8848
Makeup Artistry

239 Central Avenue 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10606

Esthetics, Laser Hair Removal, Makeup Artistry

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Academy of Freelance Makeup NYC

318 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018

Beauty Mark Brows - Rochester

619 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14607

Blink Beauty Bar

142 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14222

Bliss Beauty Academy/Eyelash Extension, Lash Lift, Brow Lamination

17-19 West 45th Street Suite 805
New York, NY 10036

Bloom Salon and Makeup Bar

5 Maple Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186

Brittany Beauty Academy - Bronx – Accredited

210 East 188th Street Floor 2
Bronx, NY 10458

Brittany Beauty Academy - Brooklyn – Accredited

375 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11209

Brittany Beauty Academy - Levittown – Accredited

3274 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756

Chic Studios School of Makeup - New York

139 Fulton Street 600
New York, NY 10038

Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics, Skin Care and Makeup – Accredited

1501 Broadway 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Complexions - Albany

221 Wolf Road
Albany, NY 12205

Complexions - Saratoga Springs

268 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Custom Beaucademy

3950 East Robinson Road West
Amherst, NY 14228

Fracassi Lashes

1 Walden Galleria
Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Glam Her Lash Studio and Academy

2777 Sheridan Drive Suite 102
Tonawanda, NY 14150

Grace International Beauty School – Accredited

136-31 41st Avenue
Queens, NY 11355

International School of Permanent Makeup - New York

49W 33rd Street 301
New York, NY 10001

Long Island Nail & Skin Care Institute

3709 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756

Make-up Designory - New York

65 Broadway 15th Floor
New York, NY 10006

Online Makeup Academy

541 West 29th Street 528
New York, NY 10001

Parascalpmicro Institute

1350 Avenue of the Americas Suite 274
New York, NY 10019

Paul Mitchell The School Schenectady – Accredited

411 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305

Pure Beau

30 East 60th Street Suite 2303
New York, NY 10022

Purity Hair Design

24 South Main Street
Voorheesville, NY 12186

Taylor'd Beauty Permanent Make-Up Training

2813 Wehrle Drive Suite 13
Williamsville, NY 14221

The Lia Schorr Institute – Accredited

57 West 57 Street Suite 1409
New York, NY 10019

The New York Make Up Academy

29 West 38th Street
New York, NY 10018

Urban Brows and Beauty

59-61 North Pearl Street Suite C Storefront 3
Albany, NY 12207

Vargas Beauty Makeup Classes

5611 Bergenline Avenue
West New York, NY 7093

WNY Brow Couture

2222 Kensington Avenue Suite 1
Amherst, NY 14226

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How to Become a Makeup Artist in New York

New York Makeup Artist Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for makeup artists in New York is $56,320 ($27.08/hour). This is higher than the national average of $47,917 ($23.04/hour).
  • There is a predicted 18% job increase between 2016 – 2026 for cosmetologists, including makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

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!

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

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.

New York Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in New York

Contact the New York State Board of Cosmetology

New York Dept. of State Division of Licensing Services
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