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
October 1, 1995
Date to apply for licensing has been extended.
Keywords: state licensing
September 1, 1995
Crime may not pay, but beauty professionals do when people cheat at getting a license, or just work without one. What’s the cost? Increased licensing fees, more rigorous application processes, and a damaged reputation for the entire industry.
Keywords: licensing reciprocity taxes Wyoming
July 1, 1995
Although it’s been official that a license is required for all nail technicians in the states of Illinois and New York, the grandfathering periods are about to end.
July 1, 1995
Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.
Keywords: electric file safety legislation