September 15, 2011
By becoming a member of the International Pedicure Association (IPA), nail techs can demonstrate to clients and peers their commitment to providing safe, professional pedicuring services.
August 3, 2011
May 27, 2011
“The United Federation of Nail Technicians has formed to help provide nail techs with support and benefits normally found in other industries,” says federation president Erick Westcott.
November 1, 2009
In August 2009, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and the National Cosmetology Association (NCA) announced the two organizations signed an agreement to effect a proposed merger.
August 10, 2009
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and the National Cosmetology Association (NCA) just announced the two organizations have signed an agreement to effect a proposed merger. The merger will combine the best practices and leverage the complementary strengths, assets, and member benefits of each group to improve all sectors of the professional beauty industry.
April 17, 2009
The International Pedicure Association (IPA) is continuing its mission of educating and providing support for pedicure professionals following the death of its founder, Dr. Dennis Arnold, who passed away in late 2008.
April 16, 2009
The PBA (Professional Beauty Association) operates a volunteer mentor program to help grow salon and spa businesses.
January 29, 2009
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.
January 15, 2009
The PBA CareerCenter, PBA's brand new job board, is an online resource for making employment connections in the beauty industry.
December 19, 2008
The National Cosmetology Association (NCA) recently elected a new Board of Directors, including new board president Mark Goodman.
September 15, 2008
The International Nail Technicians (INTA) has appointed of Doug Schoon to serve as its chief scientific advisor.
August 8, 2008
INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"
November 1, 2007
While attending a recent meeting of the state oard, nail tech Jennifer Brickl was struck by the fact that techs in her state have no representation on the board.
May 11, 2007
The American Association of Cosmetology Schools has designed a website just for educators at www.beautyeducators.org.
April 4, 2007
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has redesigned its website.
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