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Let’s Stand Up for Our Industry by Educating Our Clients

At the end of the day, consumer education is going to make or break us all.

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Nail Techs Turned Advocates

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.

Nebraska Technicians Seek Licensing

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

PBA’s “I Am Licensed” Campaign Wins Award

In February, the Professional Beauty Association (PBA) received the Public Affairs Council’s 2015 Grassroots Innovation Award for Social Media Innovation for its “I Am Licensed” campaign.

Thinking Beyond the License

A nail technician who went from working in his family-owned salon to styling nails for celebrities, Adam Tran shares his 10 tips for becoming a successful beauty professional.

PBA Launches Campaign to Prevent Deregulation

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.

PBA Launches Campaign to Prevent Deregulation

This awareness campaign aims to build a stronger, more united front of licensed professionals, and arm them with information to share with their clients on why licensing is important to protect the public from potential harm and the spread of communicable diseases.

Tabatha Coffey Speaks About Beauty Licensing and the Threat of Deregulation

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.

Just my Opinion: Why Don't American State Boards Allow Online Training?

While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.

21 Tips for Passing Your State Board Exam

You’ve graduated from nail school! But before you can start working in a salon you have to pass your state board exam. Here are 21 tips to prepare you for the big day.