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West Virginia Moves to Remove Professional Licensing

West Virginia Delegate Gary Howell has introduced a bill to exempt individuals from licensure by the Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists. House Bill 2132 will allow anyone over the age of 18 to practice as a barber. They do not need to complete ...

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PBA Supports New Wisconsin Bill Advocating for State Licensing

A new Wisconsin bill that would uphold training hours and licensing requirements has the support of the Professional Beauty Association.

Missouri Considers Deregulating Cosmetologists, PBA Responds

Missouri is considering a bill that would deregulate cosmetologists and barbers in the state, allowing people to practice without a license. The Professional Beauty Industry encourages beauty professionals to act and here's how.

CND Encourages Consumers to "Go With a Pro" for Beauty Services

CND wants to remind consumers that the best results will be achieved when their nails are done by the best-trained--licensed beauty professionals.

Editor's Note: Your Choice

When you chose beauty as a career, you went to school and earned a license. You paid your dues before earning your first chair. You grew your skills, book and confidence with advanced education. Today, you follow your passion. You get to be creative and help people. You do good work and good works. You are a professional.

Licensing Threats: Myra Irizarry on the "I Am" Campaign

Myra Irizarry, the PBA’s director of government affairs and industry relations, sheds light on legislative threats to cosmetology licenses and a free program to help you educate your community.

PBA Poll Shows General Voters Support Licensing of Beauty Pros

A new PBA poll shows that general voters overwhelmingly support the licensing requirements of beauty professionals.

Review of Scruples Self-Tour of Haircolour Advanced Academy

MODERN’s Advanced Academy Tour heads to Scruples Professional headquarters and training facility in Lakeville, Minnesota, for Self-Tour of Haircolour.

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