July 13, 2016
The Professional Beauty Federation of California (PBFC) hosted its 16th Welcome to Our World (W.O.W.) event on April 11 in Sacramento, Calif.
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September 29, 2014
The Professional Beauty Association is on a mission to bring fairness to the treatment of tip income in the beauty industry.
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August 21, 2013
This year there were over 250 individual services performed on policymakers, regulators, and staffers by more than 40 beauty professionals who volunteered their time and expertise to showcase the world of beauty.
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February 6, 2013
The invisible beachball-sized sphere of air that surrounds your face in all directions is a great place to start implementing efficient salon ventilation. NAILS walks you through all of the things you need to know, from what to look for in a ventilation system to how the components work to a few tweaks you can make in your day-to-day habits for extra protection. Get ready to breathe easy.
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June 13, 2011
The U.S. Senate voted down a proposal that would have delayed the change in fee regulations for two more years.
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October 1, 2010
State inspectors have the ability to strike fear into salon owners, but listen closely and you will find opportunity ... even in a less-than-perfect rating. How states handle inspections (or a lack of them) is as varied as the colors clients choose.
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November 1, 2009
In August 2009, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and the National Cosmetology Association (NCA) announced the two organizations signed an agreement to effect a proposed merger.
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August 1, 2009
Jody Newman, owner of I Do Spas, works to change legislation in Maine regarding the rights of mobile spas to service parties in people's homes.
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December 1, 2008
Find out how the Professional Beauty Association is advocating for the beauty industry at all levels of government and sign up for their newsletter to stay informed.
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October 1, 2008
California's governor considers borrowing state's salon inspection funds to cover budget shortfall.
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June 1, 2006
Having an inspector show up at your salon can be a stress-inducing event, especially if the salon isn’t as clean as it can be and if the employees are not following the rules and regulations of their respective states. We asked former and current state board officials to tell us some of the most common salon inspection violations inspectors find when they visit salons.
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March 1, 2004
There’s more to the nail industry than just doing nails. Take it from these four nail technicians who have pushed industry activism to a whole new level. Whether getting involved with their state board, working to ban MMA, or pushing for licensing, they all have one thing in mind: to better the industry for all.
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August 1, 2001
What happens when a nail technician or salon is reported to a state board or other regulating agency? Here’s a simplified rundown on what happens – beginning with the initial complaint and ending, in some case, with an arrest.
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July 1, 1999
Of the four states still left without any kind of licensing regulations (Alaska, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Utah) regarding nail technicians, the first two are well on their way to making a change for the better.
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October 1, 1996
After three years of paperwork and examiner reviews, Creative Nail Design Systems has acquired a patent for its Radical Solarnail acrylic system.
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