• NOTICE REGARDING MOBILE SERVICES
    Governor Baker signed legislation regarding mobile services on July 8, 2016.  Licensees should not engage in mobile services (i.e. services not in a licensed shop) until authorized by the Board and until the Board finalizes rules and regulations for mobile services.  Until then, only manicuring is authorized as a mobile service, per the Board’s Mobile Manicuring Services Policy No. 2015-02.  The Board will begin to consider rules and regulations for mobile services at its meeting on August 9, 2016.
    For more information, please contact the Board at (617) 727-9940.

  • NOTICE: Board Consolidation Effective May 4, 2015

    Effective May 4, 2015, the Board was merged with the Board of Registration of Cosmetology and the Board of Registration of Barbers into a new, consolidated Board called the Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering.  This new Board was created by Chapter 236 of the Acts of 2014 to streamline operations for the benefit of licensees and the public.  New Board members will be appointed and new administrative procedures will be adopted as part of this consolidation.  All current orders, rules, policies, and regulations of the Board will remain in force until they are revised, superseded, revised, rescinded, or cancelled.

    To learn more about the new Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering, please visit www.mass.gov/dpl/boards/hd.