Colorado Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for a makeup artist in Colorado is controlled by the Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Colorado

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?

Complete at least 20 credit hours (600 clock hours) of training/education through a formal school of esthetics or cosmetology.

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

Colorado Office of Barber and Cosmetology Licensure

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?

Renews on March 31 of even-numbered years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.