Permanent Makeup Schools in Oklahoma

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How to Become a Permanent Makeup Artist in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Permanent Makeup Artistry Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for permanent makeup artists in Oklahoma is $57,834 ($27.80/hour). This is higher than the national average of $55,093 ($26.49/hour).
  • There is a predicted 11% job increase between 2016-2026 for skincare specialists, including permanent makeup artists. This is equal to the expected national growth of 11%.

Are you looking for a beauty career that allows you to work with a huge variety of people, from those who simply want to change up their makeup routine to those who need permanent makeup to recover from an accident or illness? Consider becoming a permanent makeup artist in Oklahoma.

By learning about permanent makeup programs in Oklahoma, you can find out how this field has revitalized the beauty industry.

State License Requirements

In Oklahoma, the license and renewal process and fees are spelled out on the website for the State Department of Health. Permanent makeup or tattoo fees start with a $250 cost for initial licensure.

Education Details

Permanent makeup application does not actually utilize any actual makeup. Rather, it relies on tattoo pigments and needles to permanently deposit color on the skin. Throughout your education, you may learn how to work with different tattoo needles and assess what a client needs for their procedures. Knowing how to work with color is also important. Color theory in permanent makeup is considerably different from color theory in regular makeup. You may experiment with different pigments to find out how they work with different procedures and skin types.

License Renewal

The same cost of $250 that you pay initially for you license is the same for your annual renewal. Late payments will cost you $350. Shop owners have to pay $1,000 for the initial shop license and $500 for renewal. With such an investment, you should make sure to find the right permanent makeup training. Beginning a search in your area can help you make the right decision, and to set you up for future success.

Oklahoma Permanent Makeup Careers


Average yearly salary for permanent makeup in Oklahoma

With the right training and certification, you may get off to a great start in your permanent makeup career. An 11% increase in cosmetology jobs is expected by the year 2026, according to CareerOneStop. Your salary may vary quite a bit depending on which work setting you choose. Overall, the average statewide salary for a permanent makeup artist is $57,834 per year (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020).

When you take your first steps in a permanent makeup career, you may wonder how you can get established in the beauty community and get used to this type of work. First, you have to decide which employment option is right for you. If you seek employment through a dermatology office, a salon, or a spa, you may work set hours and get referrals from your place of employment. If you go the self-employed route, you may have to find your own clients, set your own hours, and decide what you want to charge your clients. Once you get up and running, though, your days may run very much the same no matter where you work.

Contact the Oklahoma State Board of Permanent Makeup

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Going into permanent makeup in Oklahoma does mean that professionals are looking to blaze a new trail in terms of beauty care within the state. Those individuals interested in making it a career path normally make it a point to contact these groups below.

Oklahoma State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering
Professional Beauty Association
National Accrediting Commission of Career Arts & Sciences

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