July 23, 2014
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason
April 20, 2012
Score! How to Pass the California Manicurist State Board Exam is packed with illustrations to help students visualize the techniques required to pass the exam.
June 15, 2011
I do not have my nail technician license yet, but I do have a degree in business. Can I open a nail salon and have someone else manage it?TakishaHi Takisha,Yes, you can open a salon in
February 1, 2011
In October, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Public Safety Committee passed the Healthy Nail Salon Recognition ordinance at the urging of advocacy groups California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative, Environment California, and Asian Law Caucus.
May 1, 2010
Scams in at least two states make it clear that nail and cosmetology licensees should be on the alert to avoid being defrauded.
February 23, 2009
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.
July 1, 2008
The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology doesn’t allow liners to be used in place of performing the required cleaning procedures.
February 19, 2008
Since the California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology began enforcing new law AB 409 on Feb. 15, 10 nail salons have already been placed on immediate probation for pedicure stations that don't meet sanitation requirements.
February 6, 2008
Effective March 1, the California Board of Barbering & Cosmetology is raising its renewal fee to $50 for all manicurists, cosmetologists, estheticians, electrologists, and barbers.
January 12, 2007
The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has implemented emergency footspa cleaning regulations.
November 1, 2006
If the new disciplinary law passes the Board of Barbering and Cosmetology will be able to immediately suspend any license without advance hearing.
September 22, 2006
California today enacted an urgency law aimed at protect consumers from unsanitary nail salons. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-Los Angeles) signed into law AB 409, authored by Assemblymember Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/Daly City).
September 18, 2006
In August, Diana Mears filed a wrongful death suit against a Mountain View, Calif., nail salon alleging that her daughter, Jessica, died as the result of a bac-terial infection she contracted during a 2004 pedicure.
June 27, 2006
Assembly Speaker pro Tem Leland Yee (D-San Francisco/Daly City) commended Department of Consumer Affairs director Charlene Zettel today after she unveiled a list of recommendations aimed at protecting California consumers from unsanitary nail salons.
October 19, 2005
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill that will require cosmetics manufacturers to disclose which of their products contain chemicals linked to cancer, reproductive harm, or developmental toxicity.
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