Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-02-.01 - DEFINITIONS

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) As used in this Chapter, unless the context requires otherwise, the definitions of terms contained in Tenn. Code Ann. § 64-4-102 are applicable. In addition:
(a) "Establishment" means any cosmetology, manicure, skin care or natural hair stylist shop or school of cosmetology;
(b) "Licensee" means any person holding a valid license (issued by the Board) as a cosmetologist, manicurist, aesthetician, shampoo/manicurist, instructor, or natural hair stylist;
(c) "Shampooing" is cleansing of hair and scalp and includes:
1. Brushing and combing;
2. Rinsing (includes removal of color, permanents, relaxers and conditioners); and
3. Conditioning (applying);
(d) "Aesthetics", as it is practiced and taught, includes:
1. Care of the skin, including:
(i) Hot compresses;
(ii) Massages of the face, hands, feet, and scalp;
(iii) Facials and masks that do not require prescriptions unless there is medical supervision;
(iv) Wraps;
(v) Exfoliation of the uppermost layers of the skin; and
(vi) Use of electrical or mechanical appliances or chemical compounds.
2. Removal of superfluous hair by all customary means not including electrolysis.
(e) "Shop" means a cosmetology shop, manicure shop, skin care shop, or natural hair styling shop and includes a mobile shop unless context otherwise requires;
(f) "Unprofessional Conduct" shall include, but not be limited to failure to respond or comply with a board issued request or lawful order.
(g) "Violation" means any breach or failure to abide by the statutes, rules and orders enforceable by the Tennessee State Board of Cosmetology and Barber Examiners and any unprofessional conduct by any individual or entity licensed or required to be licensed under the Tennessee Cosmetology Act.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-02-.01
Original rule filed April 27, 1978; effective May 29, 1978. Repeal and new rule filed February 23, 1983; effective March 25, 1983. Amendment filed August 21, 1987; effective October 5, 1987. Repeal and new rule filed July 10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed May 25, 2004; effective August 8, 2004. Amendment filed September 2, 2015; effective December 1, 2015. Amendments filed March 9, 2017; effective June 7, 2017. Emergency rules filed July 24, 2017; effective through January 20, 2018. Amendment filed August 29, 2017; November 27, 2017. Amendments filed December 12, 2017; effective 3/12/2018.

Authority: T.C.A. §§ 62-4-102, 62-4-105(e), 62-4-134, and Public Chapter 983 (2016).

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