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The DC Code: § 47-2853.81 Scope of practice for cosmetologists.

Index47 Taxation, Licensing, Permits, Assessments, and Fees. (Refs & Annos)

For the purposes of this part, the term "practice of cosmetology" means providing or offering to the general public for a fee any of the following services solely for cosmetic purposes:   bleaching, braiding, coloring, curling, cutting, dressing, eyebrow arching, the use of devices or chemicals to straighten, curl, or wave hair, shampooing, singeing, styling, weaving, or similar work performed upon the face, hair, hairpiece, or wig of a person; electrolysis;  esthetics;  and manicuring.  The practice of cosmetology shall not include shaving or trimming the beard or moustache of a person.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 47-2853.81. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 12-261, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 47-2801. DC CODE § 47-2853.81 Current through December 11, 2012


(Apr. 20, 1999, D.C. Law 12-261, § 1002, 46 DCR 3142.)