4713.01 Cosmetologist definitions.

As used in this chapter:

"Apprentice instructor" means a person holding a practicing license issued by the state board of cosmetology who is engaged in learning or acquiring knowledge of the occupation of an instructor of a branch of cosmetology at a school of cosmetology.

"Beauty salon" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which a person is authorized to engage in all branches of cosmetology. "Beauty salon" does not include a barber shop licensed under Chapter 4709. of the Revised Code in which a person engages in the practice of manicuring.

"Biennial licensing period" means the two-year period beginning on the first day of February of an odd-numbered year and ending on the last day of January of the next odd-numbered year.

"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.

"Branch of cosmetology" means the practice of cosmetology, practice of esthetics, practice of hair design, practice of manicuring, or practice of natural hair styling.

"Cosmetic therapy" has the same meaning as in section 4731.15 of the Revised Code.

"Cosmetologist" means a person authorized to engage in all branches of cosmetology.

"Cosmetology instructor" means a person authorized to teach the theory and practice of all branches of cosmetology at a school of cosmetology.

"Esthetician" means a person who engages in the practice of esthetics but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Esthetics instructor" means a person who teaches the theory and practice of esthetics, but no other branch of cosmetology, at a school of cosmetology.

"Esthetics salon" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which a person engages in the practice of esthetics but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Hair designer" means a person who engages in the practice of hair design but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Hair design instructor" means a person who teaches the theory and practice of hair design, but no other branch of cosmetology, at a school of cosmetology.

"Hair design salon" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which a person engages in the practice of hair design but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Independent contractor license" means a license to practice a branch of cosmetology at a salon in which the license holder rents booth space.

"Instructor license" means a license to teach the theory and practice of a branch of cosmetology at a school of cosmetology.

"Managing cosmetologist" means a person authorized to manage a beauty salon and engage in all branches of cosmetology.

"Managing esthetician" means a person authorized to manage an esthetics salon, but no other type of salon, and engage in the practice of esthetics, but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Managing hair designer" means a person authorized to manage a hair design salon, but no other type of salon, and engage in the practice of hair design, but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Managing license" means a license to manage a salon and practice the branch of cosmetology practiced at the salon.

"Managing manicurist" means a person authorized to manage a nail salon, but no other type of salon, and engage in the practice of manicuring, but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Managing natural hair stylist" means a person authorized to manage a natural hair style salon, but no other type of salon, and engage in the practice of natural hair styling, but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Manicurist" means a person who engages in the practice of manicuring but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Manicurist instructor" means a person who teaches the theory and practice of manicuring, but no other branch of cosmetology, at a school of cosmetology.

"Nail salon" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which a person engages in the practice of manicuring but no other branch of cosmetology. "Nail salon" does not include a barber shop licensed under Chapter 4709. of the Revised Code in which a person engages in the practice of manicuring.

"Natural hair stylist" means a person who engages in the practice of natural hair styling but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Natural hair style instructor" means a person who teaches the theory and practice of natural hair styling, but no other branch of cosmetology, at a school of cosmetology.

"Natural hair style salon" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which a person engages in the practice of natural hair styling but no other branch of cosmetology.

"Practice of cosmetology" means the practice of all branches of cosmetology.

"Practice of esthetics" means the application of cosmetics, tonics, antiseptics, creams, lotions, or other preparations for the purpose of skin beautification and includes preparation of the skin by manual massage techniques or by use of electrical, mechanical, or other apparatus.

"Practice of hair design" means embellishing or beautifying hair, wigs, or hairpieces by arranging, dressing, pressing, curling, waving, permanent waving, cleansing, cutting, singeing, bleaching, coloring, braiding, weaving, or similar work. "Practice of hair design" includes utilizing techniques performed by hand that result in tension on hair roots such as twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, or braiding of the hair.

"Practice of manicuring" means manicuring the nails of any person, applying artificial or sculptured nails to any person, massaging the hands and lower arms up to the elbow of any person, massaging the feet and lower legs up to the knee of any person, or any combination of these four types of services.

"Practice of natural hair styling" means utilizing techniques performed by hand that result in tension on hair roots such as twisting, wrapping, weaving, extending, locking, or braiding of the hair. "Practice of natural hair styling" 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. "Practice of natural hair styling" also does not include embellishing or beautifying hair by cutting or singeing, except as needed to finish off the end of a braid, or by dressing, pressing, curling, waving, permanent waving, or similar work.

"Practicing license" means a license to practice a branch of cosmetology.

"Salon" means a beauty salon, esthetics salon, hair design salon, nail salon, or natural hair style salon.

"School of cosmetology" means any premises, building, or part of a building in which students are instructed in the theories and practices of one or more branches of cosmetology.

"Student" means a person, other than an apprentice instructor, who is engaged in learning or acquiring knowledge of the practice of a branch of cosmetology at a school of cosmetology.

"Tanning facility" means a room or booth that houses equipment or beds used for tanning human skin by the use of fluorescent sun lamps using ultraviolet or other artificial radiation.

Effective Date: 04-07-2003