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Q&A With a Beauty Industry Advocate

February 5, 2014  | Article

Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.

Keywords: Arizona   continuing education   Florida   Illinois   legislation  

PBFC Hosts Legislators at “Welcome To Our World” Lobbying Event

August 21, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: California   CND   legislation   Milady   OPI products  

You Are Now Entering the Breathing Zone: Salon Ventilation Guide

February 6, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: Aerovex Systems   Air Impurities Removal Systems   Alfalfa Nail Supply   Americanails   Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives  

All Steamed Up

November 17, 2010  | Article

State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.

Keywords: autoclaves   disinfection   Indiana   Iowa   legislation  

Local Healthy Nail Ordinance Captures National Attention

November 15, 2010  | Article

San Francisco’s newly passed Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance is intended to address occupational health hazards among the city’s more than 200 nail salons and 1,800 nail technicians. This ordinance establishes a voluntary recognition program for salons that use polishes and top and base coats that are “three-free.”

Keywords: health   ingredients   legislation  

Making the Grade

October 1, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: business   disinfection   inspections   legislation   state licensing  

Iowa Requires Sterilization for Cuticle Nippers

October 1, 2010  | Article

Earlier this year, Iowa mandated the autoclaving of certain implements in the salon. As of March, cuticle nippers (along with tweezers and comedone extractors) must be sterilized by steam, dry heat, or other sterilization equipment.

Keywords: disinfection   implements   legislation   nippers   state licensing  

Tech's Efforts Expand Mobile Spa Rights

August 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: legislation   Maine   mobile salons   spa parties   state licensing  

Kiss the Fish Goodbye

June 1, 2009  | Article

Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.

Keywords: Alabama   Colorado   fish pedicures   Florida   legislation  

Florida Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

February 23, 2009  | News

Florida has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the callused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: alternative services   California state regulations   legislation  

Universal Companies-NCEA to Offer Certification Review Webinars

January 29, 2009  | News

Universal Companies and the NCEA (National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors, and Associations) have teamed up to offer training to help prepare candidates for the NCEA Certification exam.

Keywords: associations   continuing education   legislation  

“Modern-Day Slavery” Alleged at Two Pennsylvania Nail Salons

December 22, 2008  | News

From sometime in 2000 through August 2008, Lynda Dieu Phan and Duc Cao Nguyen, both of New Cumberland, Pa, and Justin Phan, of Tennessee, conspired for Lynda Dieu Phan to travel to Vietnam to recruit victims to work in her York, Pa.-area nail salons, according to a federal indictment released last week.

Keywords: crime   legislation   licensing  

Texas Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

October 15, 2008  | News

Texas has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: fish pedicures   legislation   state licensing  

Washington State Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

October 6, 2008  | News

The state of Washington has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients’ feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: fish pedicures   legislation   pedicures   state licensing  

Schwarzenegger Hits Up Salon Industry for a Loan

October 1, 2008  | News

California's governor considers borrowing state's salon inspection funds to cover budget shortfall.

Keywords: legislation   salon inspections  
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