Programs with Makeup Application Training in New Jersey
Makeup application classes are often included in skin care or cosmetology training programs. Learn about the programs offered at two private, for-profit cosmetology schools in New Jersey. Find out about the duration of programs and the curricula, including labs or hands-on work experiences. Both schools are accredited through the National Accrediting Commission for Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, and completion of either program can prepare students to pursue professional certification in this field. You can learn additional facts about each school in the table below.
- Robert Fiance Beauty School - Perth Amboy, which is the main campus of this New Jersey school, is located in the New York metropolitan area. It offers makeup application training through skin care and cosmetology/hairstyling diplomas.
- The Paul Mitchell School - Jersey Shore campus is situated in Brick, New Jersey. It has a cosmetology diploma program with classes in makeup essentials.
Comparison of Schools
Check out more school specifics in the following table. Look at the tuition and fees, school enrollment numbers and graduation rates to decide which option might be best for you.
|Robert Fiance Beauty Schools - Perth Amboy||The Paul Mitchell School - Jersey Shore|
|School type||Less-than-2-year, private, for-profit||Less-than-2-year, private, for-profit|
|Total Enrollment (2017)*||164||115|
|Campus Setting||Large suburb||Large suburb|
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2017-2018)*||$8,300 for esthetics program; $14,142 for cosmetology program||$16,800|
|% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2016-2017)*||83%||80%|
|Acceptance Rate (2017)*||100% (open admissions)||100% (open admissions)|
|Retention Rate (2017)*||80% for full-time students||80% for full-time students|
|Undergraduate Graduation Rate (2014)*||54%||84%|
Source: *NCES College Navigator.
Robert Fiance Beauty School
With a main campus in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and five satellite campuses in West New York, Pitman, Ocean Township, Palm Beach County and North Plainfield, the Robert Fiance Beauty School brings 50 years of experience to the profession of cosmetology education. Makeup application is an integral part of the program in skin care as well as the program in cosmetology. Both programs prepare students to sit for the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology's skin care specialist licensing examinations.
Esthetics/Make-up Artistry Program
A 150-hour makeup artistry class is presented as part of the school's 600-hour skin care diploma program. Concepts covered in the class include color theory, color selection, color analysis, products used in makeup, basic makeup applications, facial shapes, corrective makeup applications, theatrical makeup and artificial eyelash application.
Throughout the class, prospective makeup artists gain practical experience by working with real clients and using modern equipment, products and techniques. Among the topics explored are fantasy makeup, body painting, special makeup effects, cosmetic chemistry and prosthetic applications.
Cosmetology and Hairstyling Diploma
A 78-hour class in facials, skin care and makeup is one portion of the comprehensive 1200-hour diploma program in cosmetology and hairstyling offered by the Robert Fiance Beauty School. In addition to the study of makeup application techniques, throughout the class students examine skin disorders, skin layers, types of skin, facial creams and manipulations, hair removal and eyebrow shaping.
The Paul Mitchell School Jersey Shore
The Jersey Shore school is one of the individually owned and operated partner schools in the Paul Mitchell Beauty School system. The training and philosophy, based on 50 years of experience in the business, are identical at all locations. This one, located in Brick Township, New Jersey, is on the ocean and is about an hour from New York City, Atlantic City, and Philadelphia.
The 1200-hour curriculum in this course meets the requirements for licensing by the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling. Instruction is divided into pre-clinical classroom instruction and hands-on clinical experience. The course is presented in a 3-level system of learning, applying and expanding the rules. In addition to makeup application, training includes design, hair cutting and coloring, multicultural applications and fashion trends. Students also receive instruction in state laws, administration, business ethics, retail skills and record keeping.