Welcome to the WV State Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists
July 2011 Newsletter
The West Virginia Board of Barbers and Cosmetologists was established by an act of the legislature in 1934 to establish and maintain sanitary and professional standards in the barber and beauty industry. The Board has issued more than 35,000 individual licenses since its inception and currently licenses over 10,000 individuals, 16 beauty schools, and 3,000 facilities.
We hope to provide you with the information you need.
Please contact us if you have any additional questions.
Below are introduced rule changes for the upcoming 2012 legislative session. Please click on the link to review the rule.
Procedures, Criteria, and Curricula Introduced.pdf
Rules and Regulations of Licensing Schools Introduced.pdf
Shampoo Assistant Introduced.pdf
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Renew your 2012 license today!
NEW OFFICE HOURS
To help us serve you better, the Board office has new office hours!
BOARD BANNED PRODUCTS: The Board voted on May 23rd, 2011 to ban all products that contain 2.0% or more of formaldehyde or associated names of formaldehyde such as; methylene glycol, formalin, methylene oxide, paraform, formic aldehyde, methanal, oxomethane, oxymethylene, or CAS number 50-00-0. Please check the back of your products to ensure the ingredients do not contain the names mentioned in this warning. For further questions, please contact the product distributor or OSHA at 1-800-321-6742.
As of 9/1/2010, cash will no longer be accepted by the Board office. Payments are requested to be made by check, money order, or credit/debit card.
July 2010 Newsletter.pdf
Continuing education starts during the period of January 1st, 2012-December 31st, 2012. Documentation of hours will be needed for the January 2013 renewal period.