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 rules against wearing acrylics salon sanitation
November 1, 1997
Reacting to numerous complaints from state salon owners, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology added a series of rules regarding the use of products containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).
Keywords: illegal products methyl methacrylate MMA Nail Manufacturers Council state regulations
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: chemicals EPA FDA FTC ICMAD
July 1, 1997
Two schools have been revealed as “diploma mills,” selling certification of school hours. More than 2,000 licensees are suspected of holding fraudulent licenses.
Keywords: cosmetology schools Florida licensing licensing fraud state licensing
June 1, 1997
The bill was sponsored by Sen. Jim D. Thompson, Sen. Alan Aker, Rep. Kay S. Jorgensen, Rep. Steve Cutler, Rep. Michael DeMersseman, Rep. Roger W. Hunt, and Rep. Robert A. Roe.
Keywords: licensing South Dakota state licensing
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.