March 1, 1998
While reflexology continues to grow as an add-on service, very few states even recognize its existence.
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December 1, 1997
his year, state boards took a beating, especially in California. Several other states scrutinized whether they even need licensing at all.
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July 1, 1997
Two schools have been revealed as “diploma mills,” selling certification of school hours. More than 2,000 licensees are suspected of holding fraudulent licenses.
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June 1, 1997
The bill was sponsored by Sen. Jim D. Thompson, Sen. Alan Aker, Rep. Kay S. Jorgensen, Rep. Steve Cutler, Rep. Michael DeMersseman, Rep. Roger W. Hunt, and Rep. Robert A. Roe.
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May 1, 1997
Last year, the DCA indicated, among other proposals, that it might lower educational requirements for cosmetologists.
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April 1, 1997
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
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November 1, 1996
Do sunset reviews mean the end of cosmetology licensing? Not necessarily, but they do require the government to evaluate the relevance of licensing and education of cosmetologists. This year, 12 states are scrutinizing the cosmetology industry.
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October 1, 1996
"You cannot rush the state," says industry advocate Patricia Johnson-Rambo.
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December 1, 1995
Being a nail pioneer in Nigeria isn’t easy. But Adetokunbo Awogboro is blazing trails right and left, with a little help from loyal clients, and a friendly customs officials or two.
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September 1, 1995
Crime may not pay, but beauty professionals do when people cheat at getting a license, or just work without one. What’s the cost? Increased licensing fees, more rigorous application processes, and a damaged reputation for the entire industry.
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July 1, 1995
Although it’s been official that a license is required for all nail technicians in the states of Illinois and New York, the grandfathering periods are about to end.