Cosmetology 

Cosmetology StudentWelcome to the Cosmetology Section web site.  As a part of the Center for Health Protection, our purpose is to protect the public welfare by establishing, maintaining, and enforcing appropriate standards of competency and practice in the Cosmetology Profession.  Statutory responsibility is to regulate the vocation of cosmetic therapy; develop and maintain a curriculum of study; develop and conduct examinations for registration and licensing of applicants; register and regulate the conduct and sanitation of cosmetology establishments and schools; adopt rules and regulations to carry out the provisions of the Cosmetology Code; and determine penalties for violation of the Code and regulations promulgated by the Department of Health. 

Cosmetology Technical Advisory Committee:  2013-2015

Consideration
  • Membership by statute requires representation as follows:  1 licensed cosmetologist, 1 licensed nail technician, 1 owner of a licensed school of cosmetology or director of a state-supported school, 1 licensed aesthetician, 3 at-large 
  • Only two members may be appointed from one congressional district
  • In addition to statutory requirements consideration was given to interest, experience, minority status, area of expertise and geographic area within the congressional district

Interest

  • The Section received communication from fifty individuals interested in serving on the Advisory Committee.  The Section considered sixteen individuals two years ago during this process.
  • District representation for interested individuals was as follows: District 1 – (9), District 2 – (20), District 3 – (9), District 4 – (12)
  • Professional representation was as follows: 39 licensed cosmetologists, 6 school owners, 16 instructors, 4 nail technicians, 4 aestheticians

The following individual names were submitted to the State Board of Health during their July meeting.  All received approval for appointment.

District 1
Jessica Peck
Kim Ford
Jonesboro 
England
Cosmetologist 
Cosmetologist/Instructor
Cosmetologist
At-Large
District 2
Cynthia Steele 
Adrian Tabb
Little Rock
Conway
Esthetician 
Cosmetologist
Esthetician
At-Large
District 3
Trish Anderson
Angela Jackson
Fort Smith 
Russellville
School Owner/Inst/Cosm Manicurist/Esthetician School Owner
Manicurist
District 4:
Wendy Sullivan Malvern Cosmetologist/Instructor At-Large

Online Services

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Cosmetology 4815 W. Markham Street, Slot 8
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-682-2168501-682-5640