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The Following states that require a professional education with dual state board examinations to practice as a licensed and registered electrologist are in red, white and blue. In addition the red, white and blue states have a State Board of Electrologists to ensure that mandatory educational requirements are in effect to establish safe permanent hair removal. The 19 states in black and red areas are no consumerís land of scams, incompetence and malpractice with no state board of electrologists to insure you the consumerís need for safe permanent hair removal. However, in the red and black states there are a smattering of state licensed and registered electrologists who have relocated to states like Arizona, Colorado, and Nevada. If you are persistent these are your best choices for safe quality permanent hair removal.
State Board of Cosmetology 7 Licensees 1,200 Hours Cosmetology (no Electrolgy-Electrolyis included); 16 years; 10th grade or equiv.; Examination
State Board of Cosmetology 2 Electrologists; 4 Cosmetologists; 2
Cosmetology school owners; 2 Public members 600 Hours, or 350 Hours and 1,500 Hours cosmetology license; Dual Examination
State Board of Barbering & Cosmetology 4 Industry members; 5 Public members 600 Hours, or 2 years apprenticeship; Examination 17 years; High School or equiv with a Dual Examination.
State Board of Hypertrichologists Dept. of Public Health and Addiction Services 2 Hypertrichologists; 1 Dermatologist 2 Public Members 600 Hours, Dual Examination required.
State Board of Cosmetology 2 Barbers; 3 Cosmetologists; 1 Cosmetology Instructor; 3 Public members 300 Hours, or 600 Hours apprenticeship; Examination16 years; 10th grade or equiv.
District of Colombia
Barber & Cosmetology Board 3 Cosmetologists; 3 Barbers; 2 Specialty Cosmetologists; 1 Public member 500 Hours; Examination.
Board of Medicine, Advisory Council 3 Electrologists, 2 Lay members with120 Hours academic and 200 Hours practical; Dual Examination; 2.0 CEUíS every 2 years
Dept. of Commerce & Consumer Affairs No Board 600 Hours, or 800 Hours apprenticeship by Rules/regulations; Dual Examination
State Board of Cosmetology 1 Electrologist; 3 Cosmetologists;
1 Cosmetology school representative 500 Hours and 300-hr skin care, or 1,600 Hours Apprenticeship; Examination 16.5 years; 2 years High School or equivalent & dual examination.
State Board of Beauty Culturists Examiners 4 Beauty Culturists; 1 Beauty Culture School Owner or operator; 1 Physician; 1 Public member 300 Hours and 1,500 Hours beauty culture course or 700 Hours esthetics course; Dual Examination 18 years; 10th grade or equivalent
State Board of Cosmetology Examiners, Dept. of Public Health
3 Cosmetology licensees; 2 Public members; 1 Nail technician, 1 Cosmetology School instructor 325 Hours; Examination, High School or GED.
State Board of Cosmetology 2 Cosmetologists; 2 Cosmetologist salons.
Operators; 1 Public Member 500 Hours, or 1,000 Hours apprenticeship; Examination; 2.0 CEUíS very 2 years 17 years; High School or equiv. if under 25 years
State Board of Electrolysis Examiners, Dept. of Health & Hospitals
4 Electrologists; 1 Physician 600 Hours, or 600 Hours apprenticeship; Dual Examination; 5 CEUíS for instructors annual license renewal.
Dept. of Human Services, Bureau of Health No Board 600 Hours in a school of Electrology; 17 years; High School or GED.
State Board of Electrologists, Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene 4 Electrologists; 1 Public member 300 Hours; Examination; 2.0 CEUíS every 2 years for license renewal.
Board of Registration of Electrologists Dept. of Consumer Affairs & Business Regulations 3 Electrologists; 1 Physician; 1 Public member 1,100 Hours; Dual State Board of Examination. Toughest licensing requirements in the United States.
State Board of Cosmetology 6 Licensees; 3 Public members 300 Hours or 12-months apprenticeship; Examination.
State Board of Cosmetology 1 Electrologist; 3 Cosmetologists; 2 School owners; 1 Public member 600 Hours; Examination.
State Board of Health, Board of Cosmetology 6 Industry members; 2 Public members; 1 Electrologist 600 Hours; apprenticeship; Examination 17 years; High School or equivalent.
State Board of Cosmetology 5 Licensees (Electrologists may serve on Board) 500 Hours, or 1,000 Hours apprenticeship; Dual Examination
Dept. of Health & Human Services, Division of Public Health Services Advisory Committee; 3 Electrologists 1 Physician 1,100 Hours; Dual Examination
State Board of Medical Examiners/Electrologists Advisory Committee 3 Electrologists; 1 Physician; 1 Public member 600 Hours; Examination
State Board of Barbers & Cosmetology 2 Cosmetologists; 2 Barbers; 1 School representative; 4 Public members 600 Hours; Examination
State Board of Electrolysis Examiners 3 Electrologists; 1 Physician; 1 Public member 600 Hours; Examination; 1.0 CEUíS annual
Dept. of Health and Consolidated Laboratories Division of Health Facilities No Board 600 Hours; .5 CEUíS for annual license renewal
State Medical Board of Ohio Electrologists not represented
600 Hours; Examination; 2.5 CEUíS for biennial license renewal
State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision Advisory Committee; 3 Electrologists; 600 Hours internship; Examination; 1.0 CEUíS every 3 years 21 years; B.S. Degree in approved field
Dept. of Human Resources Health Division Advisory Council: 2 Electrologists; 1 permanent makeup technician or tattooist; 1 Physician; 1 Public member 600 Hours; Examination; 1.5 CEUíS every 3 years for license renewal
State Board of Examiners of Electrolysis, Dept. of Health: 2 Electrologists; 1 Physician 600 Hours apprenticeship; Dual Examination
State Board of Electrolysis Examiners, Dept. of Health and Environment: 2 Electrologists; 1 Physician; 1 Administrative educator (state certified); 1 Public member 600 Hours and 23 credit Hours in approved subjects; Examination; Practical Examination; 1.0 CEUíS for annual license renewal
State Board of Cosmetology & Barbering 3 Cosmetologists; 3 Barbers; 1 Public member 500 Hours; Examination
Only licensed physician or licensed physician's assistant may practice Electrology.
Barbering and Cosmetology Examining Board 5 Industry members; 1 Public School rep; 1 Private School rep; 3 Public members Recognized Electrology course of at least 450 Hours in not less than 11 weeks & not more than 30 weeks, or 450 Hours in not less than 11 weeks & not more than 30 weeks, under the direct supervision of a certified instructor; Dual Examination.
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