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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  

5 Things You Aren't Supposed to Say About the Nail Industry

August 1, 2007  | Article

Cyndy Drummey tackles a few industry sacred cows in this award-winning editorial.

Keywords: autoclaves   licensing   salon sanitation   tradeshows   Vietnamese salon industry  

Michigan Changes Some Aspects of Licensing Exams

November 3, 2006  | News

Michigan school instructors and students should be aware of several changes to the state’s licensing exams.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   licensing   state licensing  

Georgia Has New Salon Regulations

September 6, 2006  | News

Effective earlier this year, Georgia has new regulations about the signage that must be in view in the reception areas of salons.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   salon sanitation   state licensing  

NACCAS' ACCRED Committee Announces Results of Its State Licensure Study

August 7, 2006  | News

Following the study, the following eight recommendations were submitted to the head of each state licensing board in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, for consideration.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   NACCAS   national licensing  

Texas Techs Must Use Autoclaves to Sterilize Instruments

July 6, 2006  | News

Attention nail techs practicing in Texas: you must use autoclaves to sterilize all nondisposable instruments, according to an opinion by Attorney General of Texas, Greg Abbot, dated May 18.

Keywords: autoclaves   licensing   salon sanitation   state licensing  

German Nail Group Launches Testing

April 1, 2006  | Article

Not too many people can say they love exams, but ask nail techs in Germany whether they like taking tests and they’ll most likely respond with an emphatic yes.

Keywords: international   licensing  

Texas Now Requiring CEUs for Nail Technicians

February 13, 2006  | News

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is now requiring eight hours of approved continuing education in order to renew a nail technician license.

Keywords: continuing education   licensing   state licensing  

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