October 1, 1998
Licensed nail technicians and nails-only schools and their students were notified by letter in mid-April that the Alabama Board of Cosmetology was reviewing the provisions and authorization of Alabama’s managing manicurist, manicure instructor, manicure salon, and manicure school licenses.
Keywords: licensing state licensing
August 1, 1998
"Lose the nails or lose your job,” is what some companies tell their employees. Is it a justifiable restriction or are these companies staging nail witch-hunt?
Keywords: professional image salon sanitation special needs clients
November 1, 1997
A recent government study recommended that Title IV funding be cut for cosmetology and other proprietary schools because there was a “surprise of trained workers” in those fields.
October 1, 1997
It took five years and more than $100,000, but Nails Now! Owner Ira Bloom finally prevailed in his quest for the IRS to recognize his nail technicians as independent contractors.
Keywords: booth rental business business tools employee issues independent contractors
September 1, 1997
ICMAD encourages consistency with federal legislation, not at individual state levels.
Keywords: chemical labeling EPA FDA FTC ICMAD
May 1, 1997
Last year, the DCA indicated, among other proposals, that it might lower educational requirements for cosmetologists.
Keywords: California state regulations licensing state licensing
February 1, 1997
The Food and Drug Administration has re-affirmed its stand against the use of methyl methacrylate (MMA) in nail products. All nail technicians should not hesitate to report MMA usage to the proper authorities.
January 1, 1997
December 1, 1995
The Arizona State Board of Cosmetology has proposed to completely update the rules for all segments of the cosmetology industry in that state.
Keywords: Arizona state licensing