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Welcome to the Cosmetology Section website.  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 

Cosmetologist practicing on a doll's headProfession.  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. 

Downloads & Links
Cosmetology Law - English
Rules and Regulations for Cosmetology in Arkansas - English
Cosmetology Technical Advisory Committee
Cosmetology FAQ
Cosmetology Forms
Cosmetology Online Services

Office Information

Office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Our office is closed on all published state holidays.
4815 W. Markham Street, Slot #8
Little Rock, AR 72205
501-682-2168 VOICE
501-682-5640 FAX
Office Email

Public Health Accrediation Board
Arkansas Department of Health
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4815 W. Markham, Little Rock, AR 72205-3867