August 1, 1994
If ever the time was ripe for a national standard for nail technician licensing, it is now.
July 1, 1994
Manicurists in Delaware are now called nail technicians
May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
In a partial victory for professional polish manufacturers, the California State Attorney General’s office ruled in late February that professional polish manufacturers are not required by California’s Proposition 65 to warn retail consumers and salon customers that nail polish contains toluene.
March 1, 1994
The challenge was a lawsuit brought by the consumer action group As You Sow against companies that use the solvent toluene in their nail polish.
March 1, 1993
March 1, 1992
Illinois nail technicians overcome legislative indifference and a governor’s veto to see a licensing bill enacted.
October 1, 1991
Behind-the-scenes politicking, lobbying inexperience, and legislative ignorance have tied up the New York licensing battle for years — but advocates say 1992 is their year.
May 1, 1987
September 1, 1986
Colorado's Rule 11-A not specific enough and salon owners were uncomfortable with general terms such as "sufficiently."
July 1, 1983
Can a group of competitors put aside their differences and work for the common good? Yes, they can.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Disinfectant Products: Crack Down on Grime15 photos
In 1988, Nail Labo was founded by Yumiko Fujinami.
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