Florida Cosmetology Services that Must Be Licensed

In the State of Florida, cosmetology includes services such as hair cutting, hair arranging, hair coloring, permanent waving, and hair relaxing for compensation.  Examples of compensation are cash, goods, services, etc.  It also includes performing hair removal, including wax treatments, manicures, pedicures, and skin care services.  Except for shampooing and conditioning, if you are providing […]


Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation Sweeps the Keys for Unlicensed Cosmetologists, Barbers and Veterinarians

KEYS–On June 24, 2010,  Florida’s Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s Division of Regulation investigators swept the Keys looking for unlicensed cosmetologists, barbers and veterinarians. During the sweep, investigators checked 66 licenses at 28 businesses and found no unlicensed individuals. A sweep involves checking licenses to ensure compliance with state laws. The Keys sweep is […]


Department of Business and Professional Regulation Sweeps Jacksonville Flea Market for Unlicensed Cosmetologists and Barbers

March 12, 2010 JACKSONVILLE—Yesterday, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation, in partnership with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, conducted an unlicensed cosmetology and barber sweep at the Norwood Flea Market in Jacksonville. Department investigators implemented the sweep after receiving numerous complaints about unlicensed activity at the market location. Investigators checked six licenses, issued two citations, […]