Make Up Application Classes in New Jersey with School Info

The New Jersey area has around 30 schools that offer skin care or cosmetology programs, including some with courses in makeup application. Get some information about the programs and some quick facts for two of these schools to make an informed education decision.

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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 Schools-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 Lab-Paul Mitchell Partner School is situated in Ewing, a suburb of Trenton, New Jersey. It has a cosmetology diploma program with classes in makeup essentials.

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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 Lab-Paul Mitchell Partner School
School type Less-than-2-year, private, for-profit Less-than-2-year, private, for-profit
Total Enrollment (2014) 233* 108*
Campus Setting Large suburb Large suburb
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (2015-2016) $17,430* $13,800*
% of First-Year Students Receiving Some Form of Financial Aid (2013-2014) 88%* 88%*
Acceptance Rate (2014) 100% (open admissions)* 100% (open admissions)*
Retention Rate (2014) 85% for full-time students* 89% for full-time students*
Undergraduate Graduation Rate (2014) 52%* 73%*

Source: *NCES College Navigator.

Robert Fiance Beauty School

With a main campus in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, and two satellite campuses in West New York and Plainfield, the Robert Fiance Beauty School brings 40 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

A 150-hour makeup application 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 Lab-Paul Mitchell

The Lab 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. The Lab, located in Ewing, New Jersey, near Princeton and halfway between New York and Philadelphia, is also associated with La Jolie salon and uses some of its facilities and staff. Makeup application is covered in the cosmetology program.

Cosmetology Diploma

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-phase 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.

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