The desire for esthetic services is increasing all over North America but especially in Texas. To become a professional in skin care in Texas will require time and commitment. The first step is to find a school or schools. Enter your ZIP below to see where you can train nearby to become a licensed TX esthetician.
Where To Train & How Long It Takes
Whether you want a medical estheticians training or to get your certificate online you’ll need make sure the school has accreditation. To get a basic esthetician license in Texas you’ll need to train for not less than 750 hours. Training includes both practical instruction and experience as well as academic learning. Some areas covered in your courses will include sanitation, makeup, proper use of esthetician equipment, anatomy, interacting professionally with clients, facial treatments, depilation and so on.
Once you’ve completed your training at school or college you’ll need to pass exams and get your license. Application for the esthetician specialty licensure and exams is done through the TDLR. Recently the TDLR reduced the fee for your application from $53 to $50 – an nice surprise! Once TDLR contacts you with your exam schedule you will need to pay fees for both written and practical exams as well.
When you have successfully passed exams and received your license you are eligible for further training if you so desire. Possible areas for further study that also require a set number of hours (from 35-320 hours) to complete are eyelash extensions, hair braiding, hair weaving, and wig creation. According to Texas Cares website approximately 44% of skin care graduates are self-employed but there are plenty of opportunities at salons as well.
Some Esthetician Schools in Texas Including Cost
|Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology||2716 West Irving Boulevard|
|$7,600||Cosmetology, Manicuring, Makeup Artist|
|Salon Boutique Academy||4135 Beltline Road Suite 102, Addison, 75001||$10,500 including books & kit supplies||Cosmetology, Makeup|
|Quest College||5430 Fredericksburg Road, Suite 310|
San Antonio, 78229
|Vogue College of Cosmetology||1836 Fredericksburg Road|
San Antonio, 78201
|$8,500 including books & kit supplies||Cosmetology, Nail Technology|
|Steiner Institute of Esthetics||1055 South Sherman Street, Suite 110|
|Bella Beauty College||3110 Franklin Avenue Waco, 76710||$9,600||Cosmetology, Nail Technology|
360 Degrees Beauty Academy – Houston
Paramount Academy of Cosmetology & Esthetics – Austin
Austin Cosmetology & Permanent Cosmetics Institute – Austin
Bessemer Beauty College – 9935 Bessemer St, Houston, TX 77034 – Bessemer’s program is largely for the training of immigrant Vietnamese population.
International Business School – McKinney
Jenissa Beauty Academy – formerly located at 6406 N I H 35 # 2760, Austin, but now permanently closed.
Lubbock Cosmetology School – Lubbock
Lumberton Adult Education – 103 S LHS Dr., Lumberton
Sherman Cosmetology College – Sherman
Aveda Institute – Corpus Christi
Aveda Institute – Austin
Aveda Institute – Dallas
Aveda Institute – Shenandoah
Aveda Institute – San Antonio
Ogle School – Arlington
Ogle School – Dallas
Ogle School – Fort Worth
Ogle School – Hurst, North Dallas, San Antonio, Denton, Houston
The Salon Professional Academy – Lewisville, San Antonio
Paul Mitchell The School – San Antonio
Paul Mitchell The School – Pflugerville
Paul Mitchell The School – Carrollton
Texas State Board for licensing info.
Applying for an esthetics license in Texas – pdf.
More listings below…
Estheticians in the US – Schools by State
Schools for Estheticians in Canada
Allgood Beauty School – Frisco
American National College – Houston, South Houston
Avenue Five Institute – Austin
Beauty School of Dallas – Garland
Champion Beauty College – Houston
Cosmetology Career Institute – Greenville
DuVall’s School of Cosmetology – Bedford
I.T.S. Academy of Beauty – Plano
Institute of Cosmetology & Esthetics – Houston
Maitrix Beauty College – Houston
Milan Institute – San Antonio, El Paso
www.salonboutiqueacademy.com – Addison
Star College of Cosmetology – Tyler
Texarkana Cosmetology Academy – Texarkana
Tri-State Cosmetology – El Paso
Total Transformation Institute of Cosmetology – San Marcos
Did we miss any TX esthetics schools? Please contact us to let us know.