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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: 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: CND   legislation   Milady   OPI Products   Professional Beauty Federation  

French Agency Recommends Regulations for Fish Pedicures

May 3, 2013  | 

I haven’t seen fish pedicures in the news for a while in the U.S., but apparently they are gaining popularity in France. A French agency for occupational health and safety is calling for “strictly regulating” the

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

“I Am a Professional. I Am Licensed.” Campaign Launched by PBA

April 25, 2013  | 

We’ve been talking quite a bit about beauty professional licensing and the threat of deregulation lately. Many of you know my opinion on the subject already, but for the record, I want to say again that

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

94% of U.S. Voters Support Required Licensing for Beauty Professionals, PBA Finds

April 18, 2013  | 

An overwhelming majority (94%) of general election voters from across the U.S. overwhelmingly support the required licensing of beauty professionals and feel these licenses protect the public and improve both the quality and safety in the

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

Illinois, Iowa, and Washington D.C. — Is It Too Much to Ask for a Response?

March 14, 2013  | 

For all of you NAILS Magazine subscribers, the April 2013 issue is likely arriving at your mailbox this week. I got my copy a few days ago. Usually, even though I’ve seen all of the pages

Keywords: business   legislation   salon safety  

California's Welcome to Our World Congressional Educational Event Coming Up

February 7, 2013  | 

I attended the federal-level Welcome to Our World event in 2011, and I was happy to learn that my state of California has a similar event on the state level to talk to our representatives about

Keywords: Beauty for Good   business   legislation  

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  

San Francisco Recognizes Eight Nail Salons for Healthy Practices

December 14, 2012  | 

While working on a nail salon ventilation story for the February issue of NAILS Magazine, I was happy to discover some U.S. cities and counties reward salons for improving their work environments. In King County (home

Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  

sunsetting

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The practice of reviewing and evaluating the need for a state’s licensing regulations, which occurs every few years in most U.S. states; most states periodically review the need for regulating certain industries (not just cosmetology) and may decide to change the oversight of the industry, deregulate the industry, or keep all regulations in place.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   state licensing  

state board

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The governing and oversight body for the cosmetology industries in each state; the composition of state boards vary by state, and authority varies widely.

Keywords: inspections   legislation   licensing   salon inspections   state licensing  

reciprocity

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

From the word “reciprocal,” this is the practice of U.S. states allowing nail professionals educated and licensed in one state to practice in another; usually involves passing the exam of the host state.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   reciprocity  

mobile salon

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A mobile salon can either be a self-contained mobile unit (like in a converted motorhome) or a nail technician who travels with all her salon necessities to perform in clients’ homes or offices. Mobile salons are not legal in all states.

Keywords: legislation   mobile salons   salon profiles  

licensing

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The act of granting permission by a governing authority to engage in a business or occupation (usually regulated at the state level); a license is required to do nails in almost every U.S. state.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   reciprocity  

autoclave

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

An autoclave is a machine that uses steam pressure to sterilize metal implements.

Keywords: autoclaves   disinfection   legislation  
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