1110 Department of Consumer Affairs, Boards
1125 - BOARD OF BARBERING AND COSMETOLOGY
The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology licenses barbers, cosmetologists, electrologists, estheticians, and manicurists after determining, through an examination, that applicants possess the minimum skills and qualifications necessary to provide safe and effective services to the public. The Board conducts both routine and directed health and safety inspections of licensed establishments operating in the state. The Board also investigates allegations of unprofessional conduct, gross negligence, incompetence, fraud, or unlicensed activity. When warranted, the Board takes disciplinary action. The Board's mission is to protect consumers from harm by licensees through its licensing and enforcement programs.