As more states begin legalizing the use of marijuana, general interest in the benefits of the cannabis plant continues to grow. The use of hemp-derived CBD oils is being introduced in some spas and salons across the country — should yours be next?
Beginning July 1, 2019, the California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology will provide sexual and physical abuse awareness training as a part of its licensing programs for barbers, cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists, and electrologists.
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.
Filmmaker Adele Pham shares her full interview with former U.S. Congressman Joseph Cao, the first Vietnamese-American to be elected to Congress, at the state senate for a bill hearing requiring the next member of the Louisiana state board of barbering and cosmetology to be someone who is Vietnamese that works within the nail industry. The Louisiana Board of Cosmetology has been accused of discriminating against Vietnamese-owned salons.
Nail salons in New York are bracing for a new law that will require all salons to be bonded by October 6, 2015. Meanwhile, state board inspectors in Connecticut conducted a blitz of inspections this month, resulting in a significant number of closures for noncompliance.