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Universal Companies-NCEA to Offer Certification Review Webinars

January 29, 2009  | News

Universal Companies and the NCEA (National Coalition of Estheticians, Manufacturers/Distributors, and Associations) have teamed up to offer training to help prepare candidates for the NCEA Certification exam.

Keywords: associations   continuing education   legislation  

“Modern-Day Slavery” Alleged at Two Pennsylvania Nail Salons

December 22, 2008  | News

From sometime in 2000 through August 2008, Lynda Dieu Phan and Duc Cao Nguyen, both of New Cumberland, Pa, and Justin Phan, of Tennessee, conspired for Lynda Dieu Phan to travel to Vietnam to recruit victims to work in her York, Pa.-area nail salons, according to a federal indictment released last week.

Keywords: crime   legislation   licensing  

Texas Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

October 15, 2008  | News

Texas has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: fish pedicures   legislation   state licensing  

Washington State Makes Fish Pedicures Illegal

October 6, 2008  | News

The state of Washington has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients’ feet, illegal in the state.

Keywords: fish pedicures   legislation   pedicures   state licensing  

Schwarzenegger Hits Up Salon Industry for a Loan

October 1, 2008  | News

California's governor considers borrowing state's salon inspection funds to cover budget shortfall.

Keywords: legislation   salon inspections  

Disinfection Still Required with Foot Spa Liners

September 19, 2008  | News

The California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology doesn’t allow liners to be used in place of performing the required cleaning procedures.

Keywords: disinfection   legislation   pedicure equipment   salon sanitation   state licensing  

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

August 8, 2008  | News

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

Keywords: associations   fish pedicures   International Nail Technicians Association   legislation   pedicures  

Regulators, Not Consumers, Drive Sanitation Trends

July 1, 2008  | Article

Michael Megna, CEO and co-founder of Backscratchers Salon Systems, discusses salon sanitation issues and the trend toward disposable products.

Keywords: Backscratchers   client health   legislation   Mike Megna   salon sanitation  

New Law Lets California Immediately Put Nail Salons on Probation

February 19, 2008  | News

Since the California State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology began enforcing new law AB 409 on Feb. 15, 10 nail salons have already been placed on immediate probation for pedicure stations that don't meet sanitation requirements.

Keywords: California state regulations   legislation   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation  

Immigrant Nail Salon Workers Win Legal Victory

November 26, 2007  | News

After a four-day trial in October, a federal jury awarded $182,000 in back wages, overtime pay, and damages to Susan Kim, a Korean immigrant nail salon worker who worked for seventeen years at 167 Nail Salon Plaza and was fired in March 2005 after demanding regular breaks.

Keywords: legislation   working safely  

Texas Eases Autoclaving Requirement

September 1, 2007  | Article

The bill was never enforced but new guidelines allow for more reasonable disinfection guidelines. 

Keywords: autoclaves   implement disinfection   legislation   Texas  

Texas Health Inspectors Now Have Power To Shut Down Salons Immediately

August 3, 2007  | News

A new Texas legislature signed into law states that if Texas state health officials witness flagrant violations of sanitation standards in salons, they now have the jurisdiction to immediately close the salon.

Keywords: inspections   legislation   salon sanitation   state licensing  

Texas Eases Autoclaving Requirement

June 22, 2007  | News

In June, the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) relaxed the autoclaving requirement it had passed in 2006, but never fully enforced.

Keywords: autoclaves   legislation   salon sanitation   state licensing  

Texas Delays Issuing Autoclave Violations Until May

January 5, 2007  | News

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) will delay issuing violations to salons that provide nail services but are using a method of sterilization other than an autoclave until the end of May.

Keywords: autoclaves   legislation   state licensing  

Washington State Changes Rules About the Use of Lasers

January 5, 2007  | News

Effective as of March, estheticians in the state of Washington can only use “prescriptive” lasers.

Keywords: legislation   medispa services   state licensing  

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