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
(b) "Licensee" means
any person holding a valid license (issued by the Board) as a cosmetologist,
manicurist, aesthetician, shampoo/manicurist, instructor, or natural hair
cleansing of hair and scalp and includes:
Brushing and combing;
(includes removal of color, permanents, relaxers and conditioners);
"Aesthetics", as it is practiced and taught, includes:
Care of the skin, including:
(i) Hot compresses;
(ii) Massages of the face, hands, feet, and
(iii) Facials and masks that
do not require prescriptions unless there is medical supervision;
(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.
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.