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Licensing Requirements

Additions - Corrections to: [email protected]

All information listed on the following pages MAY NOT be current.
Please check directly with the agency.

Licensing Requirements Home


Nebraska


Cosmetology: 2100 Hours
Nail Technology: 300 Hours
Esthetics:
600 Hours
Electrology: 600 Hours
Home Salon allowed

Complaints

NEBRASKA Dept. of Health & Human Services
Regulation & Licensure Credentialing Division
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509 5007
402/471-2117
402-471-3577
[email protected]


Nevada


Cosmetologist: 1800 hours
Electrologist: 500 hours, plus 1000 hours of practical experience
Hair Designer: 1200 hours
Manicurist: 500 hours
Esthetics: 600 Hours
All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have the equivalent of a 10th grade education.
Reciprocity: All applicants must apply to the board, enclose $100.00, be at least 18 years of age and have the equivalent of a 10th grade education. The applicant must have passed a nationally recognized written test in the state of licensure. The applicant must hold a current license.
Home Salon and Mobile Salon allowed

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.
Prohibited can mean:
A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.
The state abides by the FDA guidelines.
Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.

MMA- Will act on consumer complaint

Complaint Form (pdf)

NEVADA State Board of Cosmetology
1785 EAST Sahara Ave., #255
Las Vegas, NV 89104
702/486-6542
Fax: 702-369-8064


New Hampshire


Manicurist: 150 hours
Home Salon allowed.
New Hampshire requires drill certification and only certain bits can be used.

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.
Prohibited can mean:
A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.
The state abides by the FDA guidelines.
Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.

NEW HAMPSHIRE
State Board of Barbering, Cosmetology and Esthetics
2 Industrial Park Dr.
Concord, NH 03301
603/271-3608
Fax: 603-271-6702


New Jersey


Cosmetologist:
Cosmetologist Instructor:
Manicurist:
300 hours
Reciprocity:  N/A 
Requirement of a High School Diploma or a General Education Diploma (GED) must successfully complete a theory and practical examination.
Home Salons allowed.

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.
Prohibited can mean:
A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.
The state abides by the FDA guidelines.
Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.

<< NJ ADC 13:28-3.4 >>

13:28-3.4 Prohibited products

(a) No licensee, licensed premise or school of cosmetology and hairstyling shall utilize any product that contains methyl methacrylate monomer.

(b) Any violations of the provisions of this section shall constitute a deviation from the normal standards of practice required of a licensee, licensed premise or school of cosmetology and hairstyling, and shall subject a licensee, licensed premise or school of cosmetology and hairstyling to the penalties of N.J.S.A. 45:1-25.

Complaint Form

NEW JERSEY Board of Cosmetology & Hairstyling
P.O. Pox 45003
Newark, NJ 07101
973-504-6400
Fax: 973-504-6477


New Mexico


Cosmetologist:1600 hours
Barber: 1200 hours
Esthetician: 600 hours
Manicurist-Pedicurist: 350 hours
Electrologist: 600 hours
All applicants must be at least 17 years of age and have a minimum of 2 years in high school or its equivalent.
Reciprocity: Applicants who have not completed a course of study equal to the requirements of this state may receive credit for work experience, for every 6 full months of work the applicant will be credited with 150 hours of training. Any applicants that HAVE completed a course with requirements equal to this state must furnish a transcript of hours and a copy of a valid license.
Mobile Salon allowed

Complaint Procedures

NEW MEXICO Board of Barbers & Cosmetologists
P.O. Box 25101
Santa Fe, NM 87504
505-476-4690
Fax (505) 476-4665


New York


Barbering:
Cosmetology:
Esthetician:
Nail Specialist: 250 hours
Natural Hair Specialist:
Waxing:
Home Salon and Mobile Salon allowed

MMA has been prohibited in one manner or another in this state.
Prohibited can mean:
A law or rule has been passed prohibiting MMA use.
The technician and/or shop will receive a written/verbal warning possibly after a consumer complaint or inspection by state officials.
A fine may be accessed if a violation occurs.
The state abides by the FDA guidelines.
Please see the state's web site for more specific information and/or contact them or us directly.

(Read law)

Complaint Form

Exam Info Nails, Exam Info Cosmetology, Exam Info Esthetics, Exam Info Natural Hair, Exam Info Waxing

NEW YORK Dept. of State Division of Licensing Services
84 Holland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208-3490
518/474-4429
Fax: 518-473-6648
[email protected]


North Carolina


Cosmetology: 1500 Hours
Manicurist: 300 Hours
No Skin Care license, Practiced by cosmetologists only.
Esthetics: 600 hours
Reciprocity: Please see the site for information http://www.nccosmeticarts.com/.
Home Salon allowed. Mobile salons are not allowed.

21 NCAC 14H .0121 PROHIBITED PRACTICES
Licensed cosmetologists, estheticians, and manicurists shall not use or possess in a shop any of the following products:
(1) Methyl Methacrylate Liquid Monomer a.k.a. MMA; and
(2) Razor-type callus shavers designed and intended to cut growths of skin such as corns and calluses.

History Note: Authority G.S. 88B-4;
Eff. April 1, 2004;
Amended Eff. December 1, 2004.

COMPLAINTS (PDF file)

Exam info (PDF file)

NORTH CAROLINA Board of Cosmetology
1201 Front St #110
Raleigh, NC 27609-7533
919-733-4117
Fax: 919-733-4127


North Dakota

Cosmetology: 1800 hours
Manicurist: 350 hours
Reciprocity: Current license from state that reciprocates ND and meets MD requirements.
Home Salon allowed

NORTH DAKOTA Board of Cosmetology
BARBERS -- COSMETOLOGY
1102 S. Washington St.
Bismarck, ND 58504
701/224-9800
Fax: 701-222-8756


NY MMA LAW effective November 1, 2001


NEW YORK STATE SENATE
INTRODUCER'S MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT
submitted in accordance with Senate Rule VI. Sec 1

CHAPTER TEXT:
 
                           LAWS OF NEW YORK, 2001
 
                                 CHAPTER 247
 
  AN  ACT  to amend the general business law, in relation to the sale, use
    and  application  of  monomeric  methyl  methacrylate  by   appearance
    enhancement businesses
 
     Became a law September 5, 2001, with the approval of the Governor.
            Passed by a majority vote, three-fifths being present.
 
    The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
  bly, do enact as follows:
 
    Section 1. The general business law is amended by adding a new section
  404-a to read as follows:
     404-a. Monomeric methyl methacrylate.  1. No owner or operator of an
  appearance enhancement business shall knowingly and willfully:
    a. sell, use or apply to any person monomeric methyl methacrylate; or
    b. direct any agent or employee of such business to sell, use or apply
  to any person monomeric methyl methacrylate.
    2. A first violation of this section shall be punishable  by  a  civil
  penalty    of not more than one thousand dollars. A second or any subse-
  quent violation of this section shall be a class B misdemeanor.
     2. This act shall take effect on the  first  day  of  November  next
  succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.
 
  The Legislature of the STATE OF NEW YORK ss:
    Pursuant  to  the authority vested in us by section 70-b of the Public
  Officers Law, we hereby jointly certify that  this  slip  copy  of  this
  session law was printed under our direction and, in accordance with such
  section, is entitled to be read into evidence.
 
     JOSEPH L. BRUNO                                     SHELDON SILVER
  Temporary President of the Senate                Speaker of the Assembly
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in italics is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law
                               to be omitted.

 

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