Kansas Board of Cosmetology

The mission of the Kansas Board of Cosmetology is to protect the health and safety of the consuming public by licensing qualified individuals and enforcing standards of practice.

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The Board of Cosmetology licenses individuals and
facilities for the following professions

Cosmetology Professions

Cosmetologist Technician
Facilities for the Cosmetology Professions
Instructors for the Cosmetology Professions
Schools for the Cosmetology Professions

Tanning Facilities

Tattoo, Piercing & Cosmetic Professions

Tattoo Artists
Body Piercers
Permanent Cosmetic Technicians
Facilities for the Three Above Listed Professions

NOTICE: A bill has been introduced in the House that impacts the Cosmetology Professions. HB2200 Exempting hair threading from the practice of cosmetology.

The Board is in opposition to the Bill and plans to provide testimony as needed.

Proposed KDHE Regulations:
Cosmetology Professions - 062018
Cosmetology Professions - 062019


To provide feedback to the Board regarding the proposed regulations, please use the link below to access the designated form. Please do not include any identifying information in your feedback to the Board.

Proposed KDHE Regulations Feedback Form

The survey responses can be viewed here: KDHE Proposed Regulations Survey Results

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714 SW Jackson, Jayhawk Walk Building, Suite 100, Topeka, Kansas
Phone: (785) 296-3155 * Fax (785) 296-3002 * Email
Laura Gloeckner, Executive Director