Michigan Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for a makeup artist in Michigan is controlled by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs – Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Michigan

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 required to work professionally as a Makeup Artist (unless working in a salon and not selling products) .

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• 17 years of age or older, completing at least the ninth grade.

• Complete at least 400 hours of esthetician training in a licensed school of cosmetology.

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

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs – Cosmetology

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 every two years

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.