Permanent Makeup Schools in Connecticut

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Lash Estetica

266 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 6119

Micropigmentation Academy

512 Silas Dean Highway
Wethersfield, CT 6109

How to Become a Permanent Makeup Artist in Connecticut

Connecticut Permanent Makeup Artistry Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for permanent makeup artists in Connecticut is $63,160 ($30.37/hour). This is higher than the national average of $55,093 ($26.49/hour).
  • There is a predicted 12% job increase between 2016-2026 for skincare specialists, including permanent makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 11%.

We think it's a great idea to check out permanent makeup centers in Connecticut, such as A Better Image, in the Glastonbury area, so you can see what you're aiming for in this area of the beauty industry. When you work as a permanent makeup technician in Connecticut, you can help a wide variety of clients benefit from the convenience of this esthetic. But you can't learn how to deliver quality care, or connect with prospective employers without the right permanent makeup training. Fortunately, we have relationships with cosmetology schools in your area that can answer your questions.

If you're serious about pursuing a permanent makeup artist training, you're about to embark on a journey that requires some planning. Go ahead and use the search box at the top of this page or scroll to the cosmetology school listings below. We recommend speaking with several schools about their permanent makeup programs before making a decision. Ask each one how they help graduates transition from the classroom to their first job. And when you are working as a permanent makeup artist in Connecticut, be sure to share news of your success with us!

State License Requirements

In Connecticut, you must become licensed as a tattoo technician to work as a permanent makeup artist. You must provide proof of completion of a course in disease transmission and bloodborne pathogens. You must be licensed in basic first aid through the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association. The state requires that you spend 2,000 hours learning directly from a licensed tattoo technician.

Education Details

Becoming a permanent makeup artist in Connecticut requires courses in several critical areas. You will need to understand state business laws, sanitation and safety practices, as well as develop the physical ability to work with the equipment for the best patient outcomes. That's why you will want to start with the curriculum when comparing permanent makeup schools in your area.

Permanent makeup courses in Connecticut

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Color mixing and theory
  • Highlights and shadow
  • Topical anesthesia

License Renewal

They administer the licenses and outline the renewal process on their website. If you meet the requirements for licensure in this state, you will submit an initial license fee of $250. From there, you will renew your license every two years for a cost of $200. If you are reinstating your license, the fee is $250.

Connecticut Permanent Makeup Careers


Average yearly salary for permanent makeup in Connecticut

Permanent makeup artists have the job option of working in a salon because permanent makeup is a value-added service with many potential benefits for salon clientele. An example of one such benefit is that permanent makeup helps women maintain their desired appearance without the ongoing effort that daily makeup application requires. The job outlook is good for permanent makeup artists.

Contact the Connecticut State Board of Permanent Makeup

Department of Public Health

Makeup in Connecticut is definitely serious business. Those stylists who make a living there have injected a boost to the industry’s rise thanks to specialties offered such as permanent makeup. Those looking to take part consult these organizations to learn how.

National Interstate Council of Board of Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Association

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