March 1, 2010
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.
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December 22, 2008
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.
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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.
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February 1, 2008
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.
December 12, 2007
The Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology recently put into effect an amendment that allows licensed estheticians and nail manicurists to enroll in instructor courses.
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November 26, 2007
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.
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August 1, 2007
Cyndy Drummey tackles a few industry sacred cows in this award-winning editorial.
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November 3, 2006
Michigan school instructors and students should be aware of several changes to the state’s licensing exams.
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September 6, 2006
Effective earlier this year, Georgia has new regulations about the signage that must be in view in the reception areas of salons.
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August 7, 2006
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.
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July 6, 2006
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.
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February 13, 2006
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is now requiring eight hours of approved continuing education in order to renew a nail technician license.
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December 13, 2005
Florida is making it even easier for consumers to complain about unlicensed activity in its state.
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July 12, 2005
Color My Nails School of Nail Technology in Midvale, Utah, has been accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS), becoming the first nail school accredited by the association.
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March 11, 2005
Beginning January 1, 2006, would-be nail technicians in Utah will have to stay in school a little longer. The state passed legislation increasing licensure hours from 200 to 300. In addition, the state banned MMA and also clarified the definition for nail techs to work on the hands, feet, and nails.
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