Across the country, there are legislative and regulatory issues that have the ability to impact the future for cosmetology students, service providers, distributors, salon and spa owners and manufacturers. From restrictions on student funding to state threats on licensing requirements, from tip taxation to specific ingredient regulation—as an industry, we need to be aware of these issues, learn how they affect us, and get involved to actively support our industry so it can continue to survive and thrive.
To help you stay on top of these issues, we've put together this Salon Threat Alert map to highlight the states with the most critcal challenges. Click on the link below to see a list of industry contacts--including individuals and trade groups--who are closely monitoring each of these issues and can help you get involved.
You also can download the Choose Beauty brochure, which highlights the reasons why this industry is so unique, and provides the key talking points to help you become an effective industry advocate.
You are part of a vital industry that touches the lives of millions of people each and every day. Please get involved and protect this beautiful industry we all love.