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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  


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  


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  


November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A training method whereby the trainee learns while working with a professional already licensed in nail care; not all states allow nail technicians to earn their training via an apprenticeship program; some states allow a combination of school training and in-salon training.

Keywords: apprentice programs   licensing   schools  


November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Recognition by an authorized organization or agency that a school meets certain acceptable standards in its education programs, services, and facilities; regional accreditation usually applies to a school as a whole; accreditation of specific types of schools, such as trade and technical schools, may also be determined by a national organization (NACCAS is an organization that accredits cosmetology schools).

Keywords: licensing   schools  

Just my Opinion: Why Don't American State Boards Allow Online Training?

June 21, 2012  | Article

While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   Just My Opinion   licensing  

21 Tips for Passing Your State Board Exam

June 2, 2011  | Article

You’ve graduated from nail school! But before you can start working in a salon you have to pass your state board exam. Here are 21 tips to prepare you for the big day.

Keywords: career handbook   exams   licensing   national licensing   newbie  

International Nail Techs

May 30, 2011  | Article

Call them ongles or uñas, nägel or negle, they’re still nails and they deserve the attention of a skilled professional — no matter where you live. These international techs share what life is like in the nail industry in their slice of the world.

Keywords: international   licensing   nail technician   nail trends  

Watch Out for Licensing Scams

May 1, 2010  | Article

Scams in at least two states make it clear that nail and cosmetology licensees should be on the alert to avoid being defrauded.

Keywords: California state regulations   licensing   state licensing  

When I first became a tech, I was shocked to learn ______________.

March 1, 2010  | Article

Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.

Keywords: building your clientele   cosmetology schools   education   finding a job   learning new techniques  

“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  

California Raises License Renewal Fees

February 6, 2008  | News

Effective March 1, the California Board of Barbering & Cosmetology is raising its renewal fee to $50 for all manicurists, cosmetologists, estheticians, electrologists, and barbers.

Keywords: California state regulations   licensing   state licensing  

Houston Beauty School Fined $250,000 for Fraud

February 1, 2008  | Article

Houston's Victorian Beauty College was fined and permanently closed for allowing individuals to pay for a cosmetology license without attending the required school training.

Keywords: licensing  

Tennessee State Board Changes Requisites for Instructor Training

December 12, 2007  | News

The Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology recently put into effect an amendment that allows licensed estheticians and nail manicurists to enroll in instructor courses.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  

Houston Beauty School Fined $250,000 for Fraud

November 26, 2007  | News

Houston’s Victorian Beauty College was fined a record $250,000 and permanently closed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. The school was known across the country as a place where an individual could purchase a Texas cosmetology license without attending the required school training.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  


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