Permanent Makeup Schools in Florida

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3D Brows and Lashes

12025 Seminole Boulevard
Largo, FL 33778

Arts of Attraction

8950 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street North Suite 170
St Petersburg, FL 33702

ASM Beauty World Academy

6664 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33020

Beauty Mark Brows

1120 East Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602

Dolly Monroe Beauty Academy

10359 Cross Creek Boulevard Suite E
Tampa, FL 33747

Look Image School

8198 Jog Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33472

Master Tattoo Institute

740 71st Street
Miami Beach, FL 33141

Ravish Brows

4318 El Prado Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33629

How to Become a Permanent Makeup Artist in Florida

Florida Permanent Makeup Artistry Careers At a Glance
  • 3 education hours are required to become licensed.
  • The average salary for permanent makeup artists in Florida is $53,009 ($25.49/hour). This is higher than the national average of $55093 ($26.49/hour).
  • There is a predicted 19% job increase between 2016–2026 for skincare specialists, including permanent makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 11%.

If you live in Florida and have an artist's hand and eye for style, you are looking in the right direction. The Sunshine State has several types of opportunities for permanent makeup artists. This can include serving female retirees who have vision problems, and have trouble putting on makeup every day. With your education, you can work for offices, such as Permanent Makeup of Tampa Bay, which provides eyebrow, eyelash and lip services to clients. Of course, if your dream is to open up your own business, you should also add a salon management or business course to your career map.

To work as a permanent makeup artist in Florida, you'll need to get top-notch training. Fortunately, there are programs available across the state for students considering this career path. Our job is to connect beauty school students with the right training. It's that simple. And we make it simple for you too. Just review the quick info below about Florida permanent makeup requirements and typical program details. After that, use the search box or school listings at the bottom of this page to connect with schools. Easy enough? Great! Now, let's do this.

State License Requirements

3 Education Hours

Required to earn a permanent makeup license

Before you can do permanent makeup in Florida, you must be licensed as a tattoo artist. This requires completion of a three-hour course on communicable disease and bloodborne pathogens. You may then submit your application and pay the $60 application fee. Licensure goes through your county’s health department.

Education Details

Florida permanent makeup artist programs should offer you the foundation of skills to become a certified professional. When you receive information from schools, be sure to check out their courses and learning outcomes. Some programs just meet the requirements for national standards, while others include additional skills that can enhance your resume. The first thing you need to do when comparing permanent makeup programs is ask the school advisors how their program prepares you for licensure.

Permanent makeup courses in Florida may cover:

  • Needle use
  • Skin types and theory
  • Station setup
  • Sanitation and other regulations

License Renewal

1 Year

License renewal period

0 Hours

Continuing education required

The cost for your initial license is $60, which is the same cost as the annual renewal. If you are re-activating your license, there is an extra $25 fee, totaling $85. Florida also allows guest tattoo artist licenses for those who have a license outside of the state and want to practice on a short-term basis.

Florida Permanent Makeup Careers


Average yearly salary for permanent makeup in Florida

Permanent makeup is popular among consumers who wish to permanently alter their look using various types of tattoos. Some facial features that can be altered include eyebrows, lips and more. A FL permanent makeup artist must obtain a secondary degree or certificate of completion before entering the workforce. Permanent makeup artists make $53,009 on a yearly basis.

Contact the Florida State Board of Permanent Makeup

Florida Department of Health

Florida’s beauty culture reflects the combination of tropical sun and high style, and it’s only fitting that the state’s beauty industry puts a premium on skin care. Stylists with an eye towards permanent makeup avail themselves of these following institutions to solidify their career.

Florida Board of Cosmetology
National Interstate Council of Board of Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Association

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