Alabama Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for makeup artists in Alabama is controlled by the Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Alabama

Specific requirements to perform makeup artist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Esthetician license holder

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• Completion of an approved esthetician program of at least 1,000 hours or an approved apprenticeship that is at least 2,000 hours in duration.

• At least 16 years old and have completed the 10th grade.

What’s the state licensing site for a makeup artist?

Alabama Board of Cosmetology and Barbering

What are some training programs available for a makeup artist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renew on a biennial basis

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.