You might have heard the buzz about changes our politicians are contemplating for cosmetology education requirements. Among those changes, they think a cosmetologist can be ready to start performing unsupervised services after only 1500 hours of education and practical training. The standard has been 1800 hours for over 40 years, and there is good reason for that.
Our lawmakers are very busy people, and don’t have time to learn about the details of our industry. We get that, which is why we have taken the time to interview students, alumni and salon owners to tell our politicians why an 1800 hour education is so important. They all strongly agree that 1800 hours is very important. Why? Instead of boring you with a long blog, we think you should hear from the people affected by these laws. Check out these interviews: The Importance of a Complete Education