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How many years of college will i have to attend to do makeup , hair and nails?

Because i want to be a cosmetologist. #cosmetology #beauty-industry #health-and-beauty


Bout 1-2 years depend on which kind of school u go to. Those trade school can let u graduaate fast without much skill. Those community school can be better for gaining experience. School alone isnt enough for u to be skillful at these thing. Vy L.

Here in Texas it is 1500 hours of school with before you can take the state board exam. of the 1500 hours, approximately 1/2 is course work, 1/2 is practical. Angela A.

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Hi Elideth,

O*Net has some really great information about what it takes to be a cosmetologist--https://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/39-5012.00. This resource gives information not only about the entry requirements, but also what skills you'll need to work on and what knowledge you need to have. There are a lot of different training programs out there so you can look around and find ones that work best for you, based on length of time, cost, and atmosphere. Good luck!

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