Esthetician Schools and Careers in Houston

If you live in Houston and love helping people look and feel great, becoming an esthetician may be ideal.

Houston was named the 6th worst city for air pollution in the US. This is bad for the skin, which creates demand for estheticians.

Natural cosmetics are also a big deal in Houston. Many business owners try to avoid toxic and contaminated beauty ingredients.

Texas estheticians must earn 750 training hours and pass exams before obtaining licensure. If you're looking for programs that could take you where you want to go, check out the schools below.

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360 Degrees Beauty & Barber College – Accredited

10638 Fm 1960 Road West
Houston, TX 77070

B1 Careers

10100 Hammerly Suite 102
Houston, TX 77080

Champion Beauty College – Accredited

3920 Fm 1960 West #210
Houston, TX 77068

Cut Artistry Institute

4505 Highway 6 North Suite 200 A
Houston, TX 77084

Design Beauty College – Accredited

1401 Spring Cypress Road Suite 102
Spring, TX 77373

Elite Beauty Academy – Accredited

8018 Boone Road
Houston, TX 77072

Houston Training School - Gesner Campus – Accredited

3722 South Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77063

Houston Training School - Main Campus – Accredited

10314 East Freeway
Houston, TX 77026

I Heart Lash Academy

14460 Hillcroft Street
Houston, TX 77085

Institute of Cosmetology, Esthetics & Massage – Accredited

7011 Harwin Drive Suite 100
Houston, TX 77036

Latin America Beauty School – Accredited

5839 Bissonnet Street
Bellaire, TX 77401

Natural Images Beauty College – Accredited

236 Old Angleton Road
Clute, TX 77531

Ogle School of Cosmetology and Esthetics

12974-A Willow Chase Drive
Houston, TX 77070

Ogle School of Cosmetology and Esthetics – Accredited

12788 Fountain Lake Circle
Stafford, TX 77477
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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.

Cosmetology Salary and Job Growth in Houston

In 2022, Houston area estheticians earned an average of $40,150 per year ($19.31 per hour). The average Texas esthetician earned $39,780 ($19.13).

Job growth is very bright for Texas estheticians. Jobs are expected to grow by as much as 38%. This is way higher than the 17% expected nationwide between 2021 and 2031.

Featured Esthetician Employers in Houston

Houston has a wide range of workplaces for estheticians. Here is a small sampling of what's out there.

milk + honey

2800 Kirby Drive Suite A134
Houston, TX 77098

milk+honey spa in Houston is a thorough spa and salon experience with traditional esthetics and medical spa treatments. This spa and its sister locations have won dozens of awards for their luxurious environments, quality services, and best workplaces.

Melapop

8401 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77063

Melapop was founded by Star, a "Female founder. Skincare trailblazer. Cosmetic chemist turned Skin Healer." The spa goes beyond traditional services, focusing on medical esthetics. While all are welcome, Star ensures that her employees excel in skin services for people of color.

Fiori Spa

2613 Potomac Drive
Houston, TX 77057

Fiori Spa is the place for esthetics, nails, and massage treatments. They even offer meals, two pools, a steam room, and more. With membership and non-membership options, you could get to know your clients and meet newcomers. Chances are, all your esthetics skills will be tested here, but in a great way.

Note: Being on this list does not guarantee that these locations will have active job openings.

Cosmetology Supply Stores in Houston

With many places for beauty pros to shop, you can find all your supply needs in Houston. Here are three options.

Salon & Spa Wholesaler

8750 Westpark Drive
Houston, TX 77063

This wholesale retailer for Houston beauty professionals says they'll beat any competitor's price. Salon & Spa Wholesaler requires all buyers to sign up for their site. For this, you have to prove you're studying for your license or already have a license in the field. Then, you can get the best possible deals on equipment.

Beauty Kit Solutions

5700 Braxton Drive #190
Houston, TX 77036

Beauty Kit Solutions has products for both students and professionals. They even sell student kits and kits for esthetician state board exams. Plus, this wholesale distributor has nearly everything you need after graduation. You can even buy salon and spa furniture.

Ben's Beauty Supply

5631 Hartsdale Drive
Houston, TX 77036

Based in Houston, Ben's Beauty Supply sells appliances and products for beauty professionals. You must provide your retail business license to order. Then, you can even access freight amounts if needed. Ben's also hosts trade shows and seminars nationwide, so this retailer knows its stuff.

Houston Cosmetology Resources

Houston has various resources for beauty professionals, from magazines to beauty shows.

Black Book Houston
If you're looking for Black-owned businesses, look no further than Black Book Houston. Named the city's "Largest Directory of Black Owned Businesses," it has a page for esthetics businesses.

Houston Image Expo
The Image Expo hosts an event in Houston to showcase beauty professionals' skills and products. It's also considered an official Continuing Education Provider by the State.

Houstonia Magazine
Houstonia Magazine has an entire section dedicated to Body & Beauty. It discusses salons, spas, and hot trends in the area. Any time you look up a beauty topic in Houston, chances are this will pop up on your results list instantly!

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