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Kentucky Reduces School Hours for Nail License

Kentucky’s governor just signed a bill into law reducing the course of instruction for nail technicians from 600 to 450 hours.

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Alcohol OK at California Salons

As of January 1, 2017, owners of California beauty salons and barbershops can legally offer clients one free serving of wine or beer.

Illinois Passes Law Requiring All Licensed Beauty Professionals to Get Domestic Violence Training

Effective January 1, Illinois will require all licensed professionals within the state to be trained on how to handle situations of domestic violence when speaking with clients.

PBFC Educates California Legislators at Tent Event

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

PBFC Aims to Educate California Legislators at Tent Event

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

A Focus On Nails at the Viet Film Fest

Join us on Sunday, April 17th, at the Viet Film Fest as we celebrate the Vietnamese nail industry. Viet Film Fest is featuring a whole screening dedicated to nails!

Former Congressman talks discrimination on Vietnamese salons in Louisiana

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.

Tip Tax Credit Legislation Stalled in Congress

The Professional Beauty Association is on a mission to bring fairness to the treatment of tip income in the beauty industry.

Q&A With a Beauty Industry Advocate

Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.

PBFC Hosts Legislators at “Welcome To Our World” Lobbying Event

This year there were over 250 individual services performed on policymakers, regulators, and staffers by more than 40 beauty professionals who volunteered their time and expertise to showcase the world of beauty.