Tennessee Licensing Overview for a Makeup Artist

Licensing for makeup artist in Tennessee is controlled by the Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners.

General Guidelines for a Makeup Artist in Tennessee

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?

• Aestheticians – complete an approved aesthetician curriculum that is at least 750 hours in length and passed a written and practical exam.

• Cosmetologists – complete an approved cosmetology curriculum that is at least 1,500 hours in length and passed a written and practical exam.

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

Tennessee Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners

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.

Location(s):

Tennessee