Makeup Artistry Schools in Washington

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Ayna Beauty Studio

1605 Broadway Street
Vancouver, WA 98663

Cedar's Academy of Makeup Artistry

100 East 13Th Street Suite 108
Vancouver, WA 98660

Evergreen Beauty College - Everett – Accredited

802 Southeast Everett Mall Way Suite A
Everett, WA 98208

Evergreen Beauty College - Shoreline – Accredited

18336 Aurora Avenue North Suite 103
Shoreline, WA 98133

Expo Beauty Institute – Accredited

2534 15th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

Fine Lines by Diane Warren

222 Northeast Park Plaza Drive 110
Vancouver, WA 98684

Sweet P Beauty

212 Wells Avenue South
Renton, WA 98057

VINE Studios Permanent Cosmetics and Training

23745 225th Way Southeast Suite 213
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Vuu's Beauty School – Accredited

807 King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

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How to Become a Makeup Artist in Washington

Washington Makeup Artist Careers At a Glance
  • The average salary for makeup artists in Washington is $55,398 ($26.63/hour). This is higher than the national average of $47,917 ($23.04/hour).
  • There is a predicted 27% job increase between 2016 – 2026 for cosmetologists, including makeup artists. This is higher than the expected national growth of 9%.

Washington State is home to a world of opportunities for makeup artist professionals. Whether you live in Seattle or one of the smaller cities, you can start mapping a career path towards success with the right beauty school training. Just check out some of these top-rated makeup artist services Seattle has to offer. One example, Vann Edge, is a salon that offers high-end makeup services for a broad range of client needs. They offer special event and bridal makeup, and have a pretty sweet gallery of pics that you can use as inspiration right now. How can you prepare to meet your goals in the field of makeup artistry in Washington?

For starters, check out the information in the following sections for licensing requirements and other details. From there, we suggest contacting all the beauty schools near you to compare their makeup courses and programs. Each school will have its own approach to training. Makeup is a diverse field, with many areas of specialization. You'll want to be sure the courses match your career goals. And it's always smart to ask each school what kinds of career services they offer graduates.

State License Requirements

If you want to work as a makeup artist in Washington, then consider the benefits of esthetician licensure. Since there is not a makeup artist license in this state, many professionals go in this direction. You can also choose a cosmetology program, if you are also interested in hair and nail services. This can also be a good choice for those who want to open their own salon one day.

Education Details

In Washington, you should compare all your makeup artist program options to make sure you choose one that aligns with your goals. This field of beauty has so many unique areas, from theatrical, to seasonal, bridal, senior and male makeup, there is so much you can do. That is why the first step towards accomplishing your career goals is looking at the courses each school includes in their curriculum.

Makeup artist courses in Washington

  • Color application
  • Wedding
  • Seasonal
  • Senior and male

License Renewal

No matter which direction you choose, you will need to understand the renewal process. Cosmetologists and estheticians must renew every two years for $55.

Washington Makeup Artistry Careers


Average yearly salary for makeup artistry in Washington

Contact the Washington State Board of Cosmetology

State of Washington Dept. of Licensing, Cosmetology Licensing Program
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