Permanent Make-Up

Ready to jump into a permanent makeup career in Massachusetts? We’re sure you’re excited, but we need to cover a few things before we get carried away. Our number one priority is helping you make the best decision. First off, there are many people you can look to for inspiration in Massachusetts. For example, Angelbare has been featured on all the local TV stations for her permanent makeup skills. When you are speaking with schools, you can use her success as an example to share with advisors when discussing your goals. Are you already imagining yourself working as a permanent makeup artist in Massachusetts?

First, you need to find out the license requirements and career outlook for permanent makeup artists in this state. We have that info spelled out neatly in the following sections. From there, you’ll want to contact all the local beauty schools near you that offer permanent make-up artist programs and courses. You’ll want to compare all your options to be sure you move in the right direction. We’'ve been helping students like you connect with beauty schools for years, and we’re excited to hear about your success!

State License Requirements

Permanent makeup is part of tattoo artist licensure in Massachusetts. After meeting basic education requirements, you can get a tattoo artist permit. Before you can work in an approved tattoo facility, you must go through bloodborne pathogen training, first aid training, and CPR training. A tattoo artist permit is good for two years after it is issued.

Get more information on permanent makeup requirements:

Massachusetts Health and Human Services, Department of Public Health

Education Details

Sure, you want to find a Massachusetts permanent makeup program that includes the skills to perform the applications your clients need. But you can also find programs that include additional skills related to owning your own practice in this state. Your first step is comparing the curriculum from every school in your area to be sure you choose one that aligns with your vision for practice.

Permanent makeup artist course topics: •

  • Anatomy and physiology •
  • Anesthesia •
  • Patient care •
  • Highlights and shadows •
  • Makeup artist techniques
License Renewal
License Renewal Hours
License Renewal Period

Your clients will expect you to have the proper training for the skills you are presenting to them. That’s why your next step should be contacting schools in your area that offer permanent makeup artist training.

Job Outlook Increase
Between 2012 - 2022
Working as a Permanent Makeup Artist

Permanent makeup artists provide tattoos such as 3-D eyebrows and permanent eye liner. A trained permanent makeup artist's work looks natural and improves a woman's overall appearance. Any tattoo parlor or salon desirous of offering long standing benefits to their customers has job options for a trained permanent makeup artist. The numbers suggest a bright job outlook for permanent makeup artists.

Here are a few salon locations in Massachusettes where you could be employed as a permanent makeup artist:

State board Contact Information

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Cosmetologists
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
Phone Number: 617-727-9940
Fax Number: 617-727-1627
E-mail Address:

The Massachusetts State Board of Cosmetology can help you with replacing a lost cosmetology license, or updating a change of name or address information, as well as answer additional questions about obtaining your Massachusetts cosmetology license.

Massachusetts is in the midst of a significant boom with regards to their
beauty industry. Part of that can be attributed to more individuals seeking
to make a career in various forms of beauty care, permanent makeup being
one of the newer treatments to study. Potential professionals learn more
from these institutions.

Massachusetts Board of Registry of Barbering and Cosmetology
Professional Beauty Federation
Professional Beauty Association

Find the Beauty Schools in Massachusetts that interest you below,

Look Image Academy Permanent Make-Up Academy

37 Longwharf Mall,**Travel and Accommodations Included
Newport, RI 02840

Program: Permanent Make-Up

Empire Beauty School - Boston

30 West Street,
Boston, MA 02111

Program: Cosmetology

Jolie Health and Beauty Academy - Ludlow

44 Sewall Street,
Ludlow, MA 01056

Program: Cosmetology

Empire Beauty School - Malden-Boston

347 Pleasant Street,
Malden-Boston, MA 02148

Program: Cosmetology

Mildred Elley

100 West Street,
Pittsfield, MA 01201

Program: Cosmetology

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