Category Archives: Licensure

Continuing Education Now Required for ALL Cosmetologists Licensees

Please Note: Due to a recent change in law (PA 99-0427), cosmetologists, cosmetology teachers and cosmetology clinic teachers who were previously exempt from continuing education (CE) requirements due to age (62 years or older) or license experience (25+ years) are … Continue reading

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INTA Makes Great Progress in Development of Accreditation and Certification Program for Nail Techs

The International Nail Technicians Association (INTA), a subsidiary group of Cosmetologists Chicago (CC), held a second meeting of the appointed INTA Certification Task Force, June 3-4 in Orlando, FL., to further work done at America’s Beauty Show in March towards … Continue reading

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Digital, Printable Licenses Now Available for Licensees

CHICAGO – As an enhancement to the recently publicized paperless licensing and renewal initiative, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is announcing that licensed professionals may now access a digital, printable copy of their license via the … Continue reading

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CC/INTA Nails It!

Nail services are a big deal in the Chicagoland area, and good nail technicians are getting harder and harder to find, say many of CC’s leading salon owners. One way to make sure nail techs are up to date on … Continue reading

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One Woman Can Make a Difference

We were thrilled to see this article on ModernSalon.com, about Bobbi Dilling of  Newark, Delaware and her efforts to create public awareness of the importance of maintaining licensing for beauty professionals. An esthetician for 13-years, Bobbi spent 24-hours providing hair … Continue reading

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