• NOTICE: Regarding the Closure of the Marinello Schools of Beauty Northampton Location
    The Board of Registration of Cosmetology and Barbering has been informed that the Marinello Schools of Beauty Northampton, MA location will close on December 31, 2015. For more information on this closure, please see the Board’s notice pdf format of NOTICE: Marinello Schools of Beauty Closure
or call the Board office 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  All current orders, rules, policies, and regulations of the Board will remain in force until they are revised, superseded, revised, rescinded, or cancelled.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.