State Board of Cosmetology California – Lash Extensions

Industry Bulletin 12/15/2014 – Lash Extensions

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (Board) would like to remind its licensees that the practice of applying eyelashes, lash extensions, and lash strips to any person is only within the scope of practice of licensed Cosmetologists and Estheticians.

As stated in section 7316 of the California Business and Professions Code in part reads as follows:

(c) Within the practice of cosmetology there exist the specialty branches of skin care and nail care.

(1) Skin care is any one or more of the following practices:

(A) Giving facials, applying makeup, giving skin care, removing superfluous hair from the body of any person by the use of depilatories, tweezers or waxing, or applying eyelashes to any person.

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