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Week 16: Practice Makes Perfect

February 13, 2017  | Blog Post

On Thursday, we had a blizzard in NYC. Because there was no class, I decided to spend most of the day studying for my State Board. 

Keywords: nail school   state licensing   student tests  

Week 13: Tests and More Tests

January 24, 2017  | Blog Post

I graduate. I'm not sure if all beauty schools are the same but in mine you can't fail any exam. You have to pass all of them in order to graduate, so being on top of your game always is a must.

Keywords: nail school   pink-and-whites   state licensing   student tests  

Dust Up Over Nail Salon Air Quality

December 13, 2016  | Article

Following a New York Times exposé on potential labor and health dangers in nail salons, stakeholders — including local governments, salon owners, and product manufacturers — began forcefully airing concerns on salon ventilation. Increased regulation and enforcement may be the new normal.   

Keywords: air quality   state legislation   state licensing   ventilation  

Nail Techs Turned Advocates

June 28, 2016  | Article

After building successful nail businesses, these techs set their sights on the greater good. From giving Georgia salon professionals a voice in government to raising pedicure safety standards to putting pressure on Connecticut to add a manicurist license, their accomplishments are everyone’s gain. Get inspired and get involved. 

Keywords: licensing   nail tech issues   nail techs doing good   pedicure safety   reciprocity  

PBFC Aims to Educate California Legislators at Tent Event

April 29, 2016  | Blog Post

The Professional Beauty Federation of California (PBFC) hosted its 16th Welcome to Our World (W.O.W.) event on April 11 in Sacramento, Calif.

Keywords: California   industry legislation   state legislation   state licensing  

Nebraska Technicians Seek Licensing

July 14, 2015  | Article

Nail Tech’s of Nebraska is lobbying state senators to introduce a bill to license nail technicians.

Keywords: licensing   Nebraska   state licensing  

Week Ten: I Made It!

November 17, 2014  | Blog Post

Nail school happened so fast — the experiences I’ve had while obtaining my licenses have been completely amazing, but it’s been a whirlwind!

Keywords: CND   Nail Talk Radio   Premiere Orlando   scholarships   state licensing  

Riddle-Frakes, Deanna

August 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Though we couldn’t find her as of press time, Deanna Riddle-Frakes fought long and hard for licensing in Nebraska, rallying nail technicians to lobby their state representatives regarding the need (and industry’s desire) for licensing and regulation of health and safety practices.

Keywords: Nebraska   state licensing  

Privette, Nilsene

August 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Intrigued by the workings of the state board and hoping to learn more about the industry while contributing to it, Phoenix-based Privette served seven terms as a volunteer member of the Arizona State Board, where she offered both the nail technician’s perspective and helped to shape regulatory changes. Privette also has been actively involved in the NCA and its education programs, and she served two terms on the NIA board.

Keywords: Arizona   state licensing  

I Survived a State Inspection

December 19, 2013  | Article

We don’t know anyone who enjoys a visit from the state inspector, but we’ve learned it’s often not as bad as we imagined. These techs tell their survival stories.

Keywords: inspections   salon inspections   state licensing  

Did You Get Your Copy of The Big Book?

November 21, 2013  | Article

NAILS’ 2013-2014 Big Book is the ultimate resource for those in the nail industry. With information on the latest statistics and trends, this annual issue also contains a state board directory, salon safety guidelines, and a marketers directory.

Keywords: marketing/promotions   salon safety   state licensing  

PBA Launches Campaign to Prevent Deregulation

September 1, 2013  | Article

As part of a continued effort to educate lawmakers, consumers, and the industry on the importance of beauty industry licensing and regulations, and to prevent industry deregulation, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) has announced its new “I Am A Professional. I Am Licensed.” campaign.

Keywords: licensing   PBA   Professional Beauty Association   state licensing  

Help Shape the Nail Tech State Board Exam

June 27, 2013  | Article

You can provide input to the NIC’s review of whether the licensure test meets real-world requirements.

Keywords: exams   state licensing  

Tabatha Coffey Speaks About Beauty Licensing and the Threat of Deregulation

April 25, 2013  | Video

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.

Keywords: licensing   state licensing  

Never Be Fined Again

April 24, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: MMA   pedicure spa cleaning   state licensing  

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