June 28, 2016
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.
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May 18, 2015
The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.
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March 28, 2012
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We’re sticking with our spring cleaning and keeping it clean theme this week. Now that you have cleaned out your station, it’s time to talk about how to keep your implements and utensils clean. Does your
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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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September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
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November 1, 1997
Reacting to numerous complaints from state salon owners, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology added a series of rules regarding the use of products containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).
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September 1, 1997
ICMAD encourages consistency with federal legislation, not at individual state levels.
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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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May 1, 1995
State legislatures are now on session. Various bills have been introduced that, if passed, would affect nail technicians and salon owners in several states. The following are bills currently being considered.
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October 1, 1994
Current state law says private cosmetology schools can have as many as 25 students per instructor.
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October 1, 1994
Proposed new language spells out whether it’s okay to war blouses, shirts, sweaters, smokes, dresses, pants, jeans, T-shirts, and Bermuda, walking, and jeans shorts.
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July 1, 1994
Manicurists in Delaware are now called nail technicians
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June 1, 1994
The NMC’s safety and standards commission and the Nevada State Board of Cosmetology respond to this and other sanitation questions.
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November 1, 1993
The Oregon Board of Barbers and Hairdressers has announced that it will begin enforcing a long-standing regulation that states “floor surfaces in the working area of a shop shall be of a washable, non-absorbent material and shall be kept clean, orderly, and in good repair.”
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September 1, 1993
The New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling has overhauled its rules and regulations.
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