Montana Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for a makeup artist in Montana is controlled by the Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Montana

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 for film, television, or visual arts. You will need to obtain your esthetician license for all other makeup work.

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• At least 18 years old, have good moral character, have a high school diploma.

• Complete 650 hours of approved training in a licensed school of esthetics or of cosmetology.

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

Montana Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists

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 other year.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.