Ohio Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for a makeup artist in Ohio is controlled by the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Ohio

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 or cosmetology license holder.

General requirements for a makeup artist license required?

• Esthetician License – 600 hours of classes, including 95 hours that are specific to makeup, esthetician written exam, esthetician practical exam.

• Cosmetology License – 1,500 hours of classes, cosmetology practical exam, cosmetology written exam.

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

Ohio State Board of 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?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.