Esthetician Schools in New York City

Estheticians play a significant role in the skin health of New Yorkers. These skincare professionals help with hair removal and lash extensions, as well as cleansing and caring for their skin.

The New York esthetics field is exploding right now, so don't wait to get your license! Check out the best esthetician schools in New York City below.

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301 Gibraltar Drive Suite 1A
Morris Plains, NJ 7950

(973) 656-1401
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Teacher Training

233 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013

(212) 807-1492
Cosmetology, Esthetics

251 West Route 59
Nanuet, NY 10954

Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Design, Makeup Artistry
Cutting Edge Academy – Accredited

45 Sunset Strip and Route 10 East
Succasunna, NJ 7876

(862) 251-7290
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

9 4th Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706

(934) 888-6011
Esthetics, Nail Technology

239 Central Avenue 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10606

Esthetics, Laser Hair Removal, Makeup Artistry

121 Watchung Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ 7060

(908) 754-4247
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

1458 Route 35 South
Ocean Township, NJ 7712

(732) 695-6800
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

312 State Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 8861

(732) 442-6007
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

5518 Bergenline Avenue
West New York, NJ 7093

(201) 866-4000
Cosmetology, Esthetics, Barbering, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

4741 U.S. Highway 9
Howell, NJ 7731

(732) 845-6289
Barbering, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Makeup Artistry, Nail Technology, Teacher Training

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Aa Plus Beauty School

154-05 Northern Boulevard Room 309
Queens, NY 11354

Academy of Skin & Beauty

10 County Center Road Suite 301
White Plains, NY 10607

American Beauty School - Bronx – Accredited

1380 Metropolitan Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

Arrojo Cosmetology School – Accredited

56 King Street
New York, NY 10014

Associated Skin Care

375 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Atelier Esthetique Institute of Esthetics – Accredited

226 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10001

Beauty Beauty International School

41 7th Avenue South
New York, NY 10014

Bella Cosmetology Institute - Palisades Park

532 10th Street
Palisades Park, NJ 7650

Bella Cosmetology Institute - Pallsades Park – Accredited

532 10th Street
Pallsades Park, NJ 7650

Berkowits School of Esthetics – Accredited

107-25 Metropolitan Avenue
Forest Hills, NY 11375

Beval International Beauty School

985 Church Street
Baldwin, NY 11510

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

Career School of NY – Accredited

350 St. Marks Place
Staten Island, NY 10301

Christine Valmy International School for Esthetics and Cosmetology – Accredited

285 Changebridge Road
Pine Brook, NJ 7058

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

1501 Broadway 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Cosmo Beauty Academy - Saddle Brook – Accredited

431 North Midland Avenue
Saddle Brook, NJ 7663

Fortis Institute - Wayne

201 Willowbrook Boulevard
Wayne, NJ 07470

Golden Shear Academy Of Cosmetology

1149 East Jersey Street
Elizabeth, NJ 7201

Grace International Beauty School – Accredited

136-31 41st Avenue
Queens, NY 11355

Innovate Salon Academy – Accredited

712 NJ - 70 Route 70
Brick Township, NJ 8723

Innovate Salon Academy - South Plainfield – Accredited

4985 Stelton Road
South Plainfield, NJ 7080

International Beauty Institute

163-07 Depot Road Suite 100
Flushing, NY 11358

Ishel Cosmetics

413 East 158th Street
Bronx, NY 10451

Its Academy NY

635 Madison Avenue Suite 1400
New York, NY 10022

Jj Eyelash Academy

45 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

Long Island Beauty School - Bay Shore – Accredited

173-A Fulton Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11550

Long Island Beauty School - Hauppauge – Accredited

544 Route 111
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Long Island Nail & Skin Care Institute

3709 Hempstead Turnpike
Levittown, NY 11756

Modern International Beauty School

4802 8th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220

New York Institute of Beauty – Accredited

11 Oval Drive Suite 180
Islandia, NY 11749

Parisian Beauty School – Accredited

21 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ 7601

Parisien Beauty School

50-15 Roosevelt Avenue
Woodside, NY 11377

Queen Divas Body Sculpting & Esthetics Academy – Accredited

510 Ocean Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518

Raritan Valley Community College

118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ 08876

The Lia Schorr Institute – Accredited

57 West 57 Street Suite 1409
New York, NY 10019

Total Image Beauty Academy – Accredited

3900 Bergenline Avenue 2nd Floor
Union City, NJ 7087
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You must attend a school that meets any licensure requirements as defined by your state. Most states require that you graduate from an accredited or state-approved school.

Esthetician Salary and Job Growth in NYC

In New York City, estheticians earned an average of $43,780 per year ($21.05 per hour) in 2021. Throughout New York, the number of esthetician jobs is expected to grow by 73% between 2020 and 2030.

NYC esthetician salary ranges from about $29,000 to $61,000 per year. This salary is on par with the statewide and national averages, though some estheticians report making significantly more.

Esthetician job growth in New York State is far above the norm. Nationwide, the number of esthetician jobs should grow by a comparatively low 17% during that period.

Featured Esthetician Employers in NYC

Perhaps unsurprisingly, New York City has some pretty cool places for estheticians to work. Here are just a few*:

Great Jones Spa

29 Great Jones St.
New York, NY 10012

The Great Jones Spa may be your ideal workplace if you love being by or in the water. The staff believes water can heal, so it offers various warm and cold water locations and services for people to enjoy. This includes a three-story waterfall and a cold plunge pool, among others. Of course, Great Jones Spa offers various esthetician services, including deluxe, stem cell, and micro-current collagen-lifting facials.

Juvenex Spa

25 West 32nd St., 5th Floor
New York, NY 10001

Are you a night owl? NYC is home to many late-night or, like Juvenex, 24/7 salons and spas. Patrons can come in at any time, day or night, to receive facials, body scrubs, or massages. It also offers party packages for parties and companies.

The MJ Treatment

3000 Bronx Park East, Suite 1
Bronx, NY 10467

The MJ Treatment Spa and Wellness center provides holistic experiences focusing on relaxation, health, or both. In addition to expected services such as facials and sugaring, the spa offers hypnotherapy, Reiki, belly casting, and more. For some treatments, it will even accept FSA and HSA payments!

MOLAS Boutique Spa

Brooklyn, NY

Currently only offering mobile services

Yami Johnson, a native of Panama who was raised in Brooklyn, brings her culture to Brooklyn in MOLAS, which offers hair, makeup, massage, facials, nail services, and cocktails for a full pampering experience.

The spa offers services to people of all ages and genders (based on appropriateness, of course—for instance, kids don't tend to get waxed!). Some more unique treatments include ultrasonic peeling, diamond microdermabrasion, and even a "Hot Buns" Fanny Facial for people's rear ends!

Adding training and certifications in treatments such as eyelashes and manicures/pedicures could help your chances of finding employment here.

*Note that being listed here doesn't guarantee a location is hiring.

Esthetician Supply Stores in NYC

Just as NYC is a popular shopping destination for tourists, it's also a great place for estheticians to find unique supplies. A few stores estheticians may find helpful are:

Alcone Company

322 W. 49th St.
New York City, NY 10019

"From beauty to bloody, Alcone Company has everything you need," proclaims Alcone's homepage. And it's not exaggerating!

The brand, headquartered in Long Island City, has existed since the 1950s. It offers everything from standard skincare products to special effects makeup supplies. So whether you run a traditional business or work with people in entertainment, this store has you covered!

Its Alcone Pro membership includes student and industry worker discounts at no membership fee.

Beauties City Supplies and Kev.C Skin Care Professional

77 Bowery
Suite 203
New York, NY 10002

Beauties City Supplies sells everything from individual skincare products to major spa equipment such as facial beds and sterilizers. Those products are available to everyone at full price. But beauty professionals are directed to Kev.C Skin Care.

On that page, you can open a professional account with proof that you're a student or have an esthetician license—yes, this store is for estheticians!—to access professional prices.


307-309 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11201

This Brooklyn shop is part of the country's largest wholesale beauty supply distributor group and is only open to licensed professionals. SalonCentric sells daily essentials, business products, and equipment like anti-fatigue mats and stools.

Besides offering products, the shop has in-person and online classes and social events for those in the industry.

NYC Esthetician Resources

Of course, NYC estheticians need more than schools, jobs, and shops. They also need a community and inspiration! Luckily, NYC has no shortage of resources for estheticians to check out. Here are just a few:

Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW)
CEW is open to all genders and types of beauty professionals. This membership organization offers networking opportunities, small business support, and virtual events.

International Beauty Show – New York
IBS New York is a convention celebrating all beauty professionals. Attendees can expect guest speakers, an exhibition floor with new products, educational opportunities, and more.

International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference
This conference is a chance for estheticians to connect, learn new treatments, and hear from industry experts.

Cost of Esthetician Schools in New York

In the New York area, the range of reported Esthetician schools runs from $1,010 – $15,741, with an average of $8,620.

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