As used in this chapter:
(1) Except as provided in division (A)(2) of this section, "the practice of barbering" means any one or more of the following when performed upon the head, neck, or face for cosmetic purposes and when performed upon the public for pay, free, or otherwise:
(a) Shaving the face, shaving around the vicinity of the ears and neckline, or trimming facial hair;
(b) Cutting or styling hair;
(c) Facials, skin care, or scalp massages;
(d) Shampooing, bleaching, coloring, straightening, or permanent waving hair;
(e) Cutting, fitting, or forming head caps for wigs or hair pieces.
(2) "The practice of barbering" does not include the practice of natural hair styling.
(B) "Sanitary" means free of infectious agents, disease, or infestation by insects or vermin and free of soil, dust, or foreign material.
(C) "Barber" means any person who engages in or attempts to engage in the practice of barbering.
(D) "Barber school" means any establishment that engages in or attempts to engage in the teaching of the practice of barbering.
(E) "Barber teacher" means any person who engages in or attempts to engage in the teaching of the practice of barbering.
(F) "Assistant barber teacher" means any person who assists a barber teacher in the teaching of the practice of barbering.
(G) "Barber pole" means a cylinder or pole with alternating stripes of any combination including red and white, and red, white, and blue, which run diagonally along the length of the cylinder or pole.
(H) "The practice of natural hair styling" means work done for a fee or other form of compensation, by any person, utilizing techniques performed by hand that result in tension on hair roots such as twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, or braiding of the hair, and which work does not include the application of dyes, reactive chemicals, or other preparations to alter the color or to straighten, curl, or alter the structure of the hair.
(I) "Braiding" means intertwining the hair in a systematic motion to create patterns in a three-dimensional form, inverting the hair against the scalp along part of a straight or curved row of intertwined hair, or twisting the hair in a systematic motion, and includes extending the hair with natural or synthetic hair fibers.
Effective Date: 09-29-1999 .