Delaware Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for makeup artist in Delaware is controlled by the Delaware Board of Cosmetology and Barbering.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Delaware

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?

No license is required to work professionally as a makeup artist for retail sales, film, television, or visual arts. However, you will need to obtain your esthetician license to work in a salon.

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• Completion of a formal program in aesthetics that is at least 600 practice hours in duration OR complete a comprehensive education and training program in aesthetics through an apprenticeship that is approved by the Board and consists of at least 1,200 hours of practice.

• At least 16 years old with at least a 10th grade education.

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

Delaware 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?

Renews on March 31 of even-numbered years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.