Common sense licensing standards are crucial to growing our industry and protecting public safety.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 10% jump in career opportunities for Barbers, Hair Stylists, and Cosmetologists through 2024.
The state-level estimated time to obtain a cosmetology license ranges from 9 months or 1,000 hours to 16 months or 2,300 hours.
The current licensure model doesn’t allow people the flexibility to practice their trade from state to state or keep up with the new economy, creating unnecessary barriers to entry into the profession.
Upon graduation, our students face excessive student loan debt and red tape that prevents them from quickly entering the workforce. Contact your legislator today to voice your opinion!