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North Carolina State Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners HEADLINES Summer 2008 Board Members Civil Penalty Warnings Gone Sept 1 • Ray Mitchell Automatic $100 CP Assessed for Most Infractions Chairman, Wilson With the Board moving to and practicing cosmetol- eliminate civil penalty ogy, manicuring, or es- • Tammy Larkins (CP) warnings last April, thetics with an expired Cary licensees can expect auto- license, the following in- matic citations from $50 fractions will also lose • Rita Harris to $300 beginning Sep- their warning criteria: Raleigh tember 1, 2008. For ex- ample, individuals work- Teaching with an expired • Earl Johnson license. ing on an expired license Clayton will receive an immediate Failure to display a cur- Failure to display a cur- • Debbie Chaffin $100 penalty while the rent cosmetic art shop/ rent inspection grade salon allowing persons to card. Mocksville school license. perform with an expired • Elizabeth Grant license will receive a $300 Failure to display a cur- Don’t be subject to a CP penalty. The Board noted rent individual license. by failing to follow laws Wake Forest and regulations. If you an increase in expired cosmetologist licenses Allowing an employee to are uncertain about a over the last renewal. practice cosmetic art particular law or rule, be Executive Director Additionally, many salons without displaying a cur- sure to contact the Board have allowed the shop rent license. office for any clarification. • Doug Van Essen license to lapse for It is required that 80% of Displaying a copied li- Cary months. The use of a CP revenue be forwarded cense. warning system for CPs to the state general fund. has not worked in the Permitting an individual Only 20% is retained by Inside this issue: past. In addition to oper- to practice cosmetic art the Board for operational ating a salon or school with an expired license. expenses of CP enforce- with an expired license ment. Sanitation Report 2 Exam Provider News 3 Annual Individual Renewals Now Due CE Exemptions 3 Apprentices, estheticians, sulting in a fast turnover. quire 16 hours (even if manicurists, and teachers Total renewal charges are the basic license is ex- New Rule Approvals 3 are now in the process of $20 ($10 license fee + $10 empted). Apprentices do completing their annual processing fee). If you not require CE to renew. NCEA Certification 3 renewal. We continue to still require continuing New licensees receiving stress online renewals as education (CE) credit, the their license during the the quickest and most online system will not last licensing cycle are Website Promotion 4 efficient method of re- renew your license. Es- exempted from CE, but newal. Last summer over theticians and manicur- will need to renew via Contact Information 4 half of all eligible licen- ists require 8 hours of mail sending their money sees renewed online, re- CE, while teachers re- order payment. PAGE 2 HE AD LINE S Schools/Shops Sanitation Update Board Staff The number of schools/shops receiv- Concord: Doug Van Essen ing a B grade during April—June Famous Hair #61130 Executive Director 2008 was 143. Although 37 fewer Nail Art (2 insp.) shops received a B from the previ- (919) 733-4117 ext. 236 Smart Style #2705 ous quarter, 9 salons failed to im- prove their low grade after 2 and Bernetta Smith Denver: Chief, Office Operations even 3 repeated inspections. On Just For You Spa & Nails (919) 715-3179 September 1, shops or schools may receive a C Grade for sanitation, Majestic Nails covering the 70-79% grading range. Connie Wilder Durham: Chief, Salon Operations Schools Mitchell’s Hairstyling (919) 715-3170 Modern Nails Central Carolina Community Stefanie Kuzdrall College, Sanford Elizabethtown: Enforcement Officer (919) 715-0018 Adonai Capilo Salon-Estetica Fayetteville Beauty College Karen’s Creations Fayetteville Carolyn Chilton Accounting Officer Fayetteville: (919) 733-4117, ext. 223 Durham Beauty Academy #1 Nails Durham Glamour Nails Amanda Liles Hair Plus #2727 Exams Liaison McDowell Technical College Jabot Hair Styling (919) 715-3171 Marion Jazzy’s Creations Packer Prof. Beauty Shop Vernet Brumley Regina’s College of Beauty Platform Dzynz (919) 715-3170 Charlotte Marie Mack Gastonia: (919) 715-3174 Dudley Cosmetology University A New Season Hairstyling Co. Audra Mayhand Kernersville (919) 715-3178 Day Nails and Skin Care Traci McCloskey Friendz Elizabeth Knight Academy of (919) 715-3307 Hair Kare & Creations by Tami License Processors Cosmetic Arts, Sanford Lee Nails Lovely Nails Jennifer Sharpe Salons Majestic Nails (2 insp.) Reciprocity Admin. Modern Nails (919) 733-7478 Cary: Regal Nails Le Nail Salon U.S. Nail Tanya Wortman Lee Nails Spa Dianne McLamb Young Fashions Salon 329 Cheryl Grant Goldsboro: School Liaisons Charlotte: (919) 733-7748 C.T. Nails All-in-One Beauty Salon Color Nail Dilworth Nails Regina Benjamin Modern Nails & Spa Exclusively Yours Hair Designs Brenda Branchini-Lage Naomis Total Image Expert Nail & Tanning (2 insp.) Examiners Pretty Woman Salon Guaranteed Nails & Boutique Kim’s Nails Deana Thomas Scorpio 2 Salon Receptionist Lauren Devone Salon & Spa The Hair And Nail Center (919) 733-4117, ext. 221 Nail Trix Nail’s Up continued on attached sheet... Sanitation Update Continued… Greensboro: Morehead City: Hair Doctor’s Styling Salon Nail Tech Nail Style VIP Nails Rainbow Nails II New Bern: Greenville: 5 Star Nails Mike’s Hair Studio Angel Nails Nail Care Fantastic Sam’s N’ovative Styl’n Salon and Beauty Supply Inc. J C Penney Styling Salon 1919-0 Paradise Hair Design Lee Nails Miracles At Work Hair Salon Havelock: Regal Nails (2 insp) Chicago Nails Salon Bella DV Hair & Nails Shear Madness Lee Nails Smart Styles #2755 Pro Nails Ta Ta’s Hair Design Visions-a-head Tangles and Knots Hendersonville: Newport: Smart Style #2787 Crystal Nails Victoria Nail & Spa Polished Touch Hickory: Raleigh: Blue Sea Nail Nail World Fantastic Sam’s Nails 1st Inc. Great Clips #3067 Nails Studio (3 insp) King Nails Salon SeSwa – New Bern The Cutting Edge Studio 10 The Cutting Edge High Point: Top Nails Diamond Nails Total Hair Fashion Perfect Nails Salon (2 insp) Shelby: Jacksonville: Hair Plus # 2749 Hair Plus Hair Designs Nails 1st Just Teasin’ Hair and Nails Studio Raffles Salons Inc. #127 Misty’s Hair Styling Upscale Nails & Tan Regal Nails Sky Nails (2 insp) Sneads Ferry: Straight Stylin Day 7 Salon & Spa Top Nails Gussy Up Kinston: Wilmington: Le’s Nails & Spa Bonjour Nails N.C. Nails (2 insp) LCN Nail and Spa Nice Nails U.S. Nails Wilson: #1 Nails Monroe: After Effects Nail Style Regal Nails Smart Style #2753 TK Nails, Aberdeen An Nails, Archdale J K Nails, Asheboro Perfect Nails & Tan, Banner Elk Nail City, Belmont Lisa’s Nails, Carolina Beach Lee Nails, Carrboro N.C. Nails (3 insp), Cherryville Les Travuax, Dallas Natural Nails, Franklin N & T Nails, Graham Regal Nails, Henderson Mark of Eden, Jefferson House of Style, Lincolnton Manestreet Salon, Marion Modern Nails & Spa, Mooresville Smart Cuts, Pisgah Forest J & J Nailspa, Southport Images of Statesville, Statesville Lovely Nails, Swansboro US Nails Tarboro HE AD LINE S PAGE 3 Board Moves to Upgrade Exam Review Board Develops Exam Cheating Policy Following concerns of how the section was selected. For example, candidate will be required to re- Board provides the review of a now a theory lecture exam review schedule and pay for another exam. failed exam, PSI/LaserGrade, our for failing instructor candidates will Once the candidate becomes li- exam provider, and the agency were show the percentage of that section censed, they may be subject to disci- tasked to develop new ways to im- correctly answered. This will give plinary actions. The Board had op- prove our exam review. Current candidates an improved under- tions that could extend to individual ways only depicted a “strong” or standing of success or failure rate. prosecution but opted to allow the “weak” remark for each exam sec- candidate to prove themselves and tion. PSI/LaserGrade did not want Following an incident at a written their ability to successfully pass the to provide specific exam item fail- exam center, the Board voted on a exam. Exam centers are under ures so as not to compromise the plan to deal with candidates caught video surveillance so cheating while integrity of the exam. However, we cheating at an exam. Effective im- taking the exam will be observed. still wanted to illustrate the extent mediately, anyone caught cheating Passing the exam opens up a new of total strengths or weaknesses, so at an exam will be dismissed imme- profession for candidates. Cheating the use of a percentage rate for each diately with a failing grade. The is just not worth it. Board Approves New Rules During the July Board meeting, the academic status. effect early next year. If there are following rules were approved con- • The presumptive civil penalty any rules that you feel need to be cerning esthetician student uniforms for practicing cosmetic art or added, changed, or deleted, please and teaching in schools: teaching cosmetic art without contact the Stefanie Kuzdrall, at • All students in training as an a license is: 1st offense—$200, firstname.lastname@example.org . esthetician shall wear a clean 2nd offense—$400, and 3rd We’ll review any suggestions at the washable uniform, nametag, pin offense—$1000. next Board Curriculum Committee or something similar identifying We expect these rules to go into meeting in September. Board Says Farewell to Two Departing Members The July meeting was the final attention to Tammy’s many accom- the Board during Tammy and Earl’s meeting for two Board members plishments in providing exams to service include the initiation of the completing 6 years of dedicated ser- prisoners at the NC Correctional new exam center and the beginning vice. Tammy Larkins of Cary and Institute for Women. Earl’s exper- of online license renewals. Earl Johnson of Clayton began their tise was critical in the purchase of service to the board in 2002. Dur- equipment used to streamline the We appreciate all the help received ing the July Board meeting, Ray cosmetologist renewal. Other sig- during the past 6 years and extend Mitchell, Board Chairman, called nificant improvements occurring at best wishes to Tammy and Earl. Traci McCloskey Nails Down Licensing Issues Traci McCloskey is finishing her worked for a local transportation agency. She keeps active in her off first year at the Board, learning all firm. She is also a graduate in Com- time playing tennis, scrapbooking, or about the cosmetic arts and how to munications from Meredith College going boating. Traci especially enjoys license our practitioners. Lots to in Raleigh. Traci handles all indi- relaxing at the beach. She was also learn here, but Traci has it down vidual licensing questions, issues very busy this year preparing to get pat. Traci already had experience and prints licenses, and assists in married. We congratulate Traci on a with customer service having all human resource efforts for the successful year and wish her the best. NORTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF COSMETIC ART EXAMINERS Prsrt. Std. 1201 FRONT STREET, SUITE 110 U.S. POSTAGE RALEIGH, NC 27609 PAID PERMIT #258 RALEIGH, NC We’re on the Web! nccosmeticarts.com CONTACT POINTS Backpage Headliners EMAIL: email@example.com TELEPHONE: (919) 733-4117 BOARD MEETINGS OCTOBER 7, 2008 JANUARY 6, 2009 APRIL 14, 2009 Meetings are held at the Board Office: 1201 Front St., Ste. 110 Lisa Rector, President of the NC Cosmetology, Aesthetics, & Nails Association Raleigh, NC 27609 (NCCAN), congratulates Doug Van Essen, Board Executive Director, on his selection as an honorary member of the NCCAN Executive Board. NCCAN is a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of cosmetic art profes- sionals through continuing education training seminars and classes.
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