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Providing a Collective Voice for
The Beauty Career Arts & Science Industry

Illinois Association of Cosmetology Schools (IACS) is an organization providing a collective voice
for the beauty career arts & science industry; advocating positive state laws and rules for schools and licensed professionals.

State Capitol Building

Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics and Nail Technology Act

Every 10 years the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics and Nail Technology Act comes up for renewal. (Current Act sunsets 1/1/2016) IACS is heavily focused not only on the extension of this Act but in making substantive changes to improve its application and function as it relates to your school.

Issues like:

  • Early Testing.
  • Dual License (Spa Technician) for Nails & Esthetics.
  • Expansion of Nail Curriculum.
  • Improvements in Dealing with Student Complaints.
  • Facility Requirements.