February 1, 2000
A new ruling by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will require nail polish removers to be free of smog-producing chemicals by 2005.
July 1, 1999
Of the four states still left without any kind of licensing regulations (Alaska, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Utah) regarding nail technicians, the first two are well on their way to making a change for the better.
May 1, 1998
October 1, 1996
After three years of paperwork and examiner reviews, Creative Nail Design Systems has acquired a patent for its Radical Solarnail acrylic system.
June 1, 1996
July 1, 1995
Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.
May 1, 1995
Ideas on how to protect and support the nail technicians.
April 1, 1995
February 1, 1995
In a victory for South Carolina nail technicians who use electric files, the state board rescinded its prohibition of electric drills following a public hearing.
August 1, 1994
June 1, 1994
If a state legislation that was introduced in February passes, nail technician students in Tennessee will have to complete 600 hours of education, instead of the currently required 300 hours.
May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
December 1, 1993
Texas wants tougher sanitation rules and Missouri wants a separate license for estheticians.
October 1, 1993
Licensing laws for nail technicians have passed in both states, but rules and regulations have yet to be finalized.
July 1, 1993
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