April 25, 2013
Celebrity hairstylist Tabatha Coffey speaks about beauty licensing and the threat of deregulation. Take action to protect beauty licensing and educate your clients about the issue. Learn more at http://probeauty.org/iam.
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April 24, 2013
Just one citation from your state board could have you floundering for cash (and turning red in the face from the humiliation of signing the violation form). NAILS contacted the U.S. states with the largest numbers of nail salons to find out what the most common violations are — and how you can make sure your salon is in the clear.
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April 24, 2013
The Nail Trainer Hand is great for nail students and newbie nail techs to master their skills and techniques quickly and easily prior to offering nail services on paying customers. The starter kit comes with nine items and is designed to increase application speed and insure durability of nail enhancements. For more information, visit www.nailtrainerhand.com.
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March 13, 2013
Donald Trump may have given apprenticeship some glamour, but aspiring nail techs have been completing these hands-on training programs for years pre-dating the hit show “The Apprentice”. (And instead of hearing “you’re fired,” nail tech apprentices hear “you’re licensed!”) Before you sign up for an apprenticeship, take on an apprentice at your salon, or set out to get your state’s laws changed on the subject, here’s what you need to know.
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November 20, 2012
The practice of reviewing and evaluating the need for a state’s licensing regulations, which occurs every few years in most U.S. states; most states periodically review the need for regulating certain industries (not just cosmetology) and may decide to change the oversight of the industry, deregulate the industry, or keep all regulations in place.
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November 20, 2012
The governing and oversight body for the cosmetology industries in each state; the composition of state boards vary by state, and authority varies widely.
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October 5, 2012
“Score” is packed with illustrations to help students visually see the techniques required to pass the California State Board Exams
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September 11, 2012
All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.
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April 20, 2012
Score! How to Pass the California Manicurist State Board Exam is packed with illustrations to help students visualize the techniques required to pass the exam.
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January 10, 2012
Angels on Earth Home Beauty LLC, a cosmetology dispatch service founded by entrepreneur Lauren Boice, filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology accusing it of “irrational, oppressive, and unlawful regulations.”
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June 2, 2011
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.
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May 26, 2011
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is now on Facebook and Twitter, offering you a great way to keep in touch.
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April 20, 2011
Remember the day(s) of your state board exam? Were you scared and nervous, or cool as a cucumber? Here are some testimonials from fellow techs about that landmark day.
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January 18, 2011
Barbers banned from eating onions. Women barred from cutting their hair without their husband’s consent. No selling nail polish on Sundays. These wacky real-life beauty regulations certainly warrant a chuckle or two.
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October 1, 2010
Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?
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