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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 41. Board For Barbers And Cosmetology
Chapter 20. Barbering and Cosmetology Regulations
1/21/2021

18VAC41-20-220. Hours of instruction and performances.

A. Curriculum and performance requirements shall be offered over a minimum of 1,100 clock hours for barbering, 400 clock hours for master barbering, 1,500 clock hours for dual barber/master barber program and cosmetology, 150 clock hours for nail care, and 115 clock hours for waxing.

B. The curriculum requirements for barbering must include the following minimum performances:

Hair and scalp treatments

10

Hair services

320

Hair coloring (including tinting, temporary rinses, and semi-permanent color)

35

Basic facials

5

TOTAL

370

C. The curriculum requirements for master barbering must include the following minimum performances:

Bleaching and frosting

10

Cold permanent waving or chemical relaxing

25

Hair shaping

50

Wig care, styling, placing on model

5

Finger waving and thermal waving

30

TOTAL

120

D. The curriculum requirements for dual barber/master barber program must include the following minimum performances:

Hair and scalp treatments

10

Hair styling services

320

Bleaching and frosting

10

Hair coloring (including tinting, temporary rinses, and semi-permanent color)

35

Cold permanent waving or chemical relaxing

25

Hair shaping

50

Wig care, styling, placing on model

5

Finger waving and thermal waving

30

Basic facials and waxings

5

TOTAL

490

E. The curriculum requirements for cosmetology must include the following minimum performances:

Hair and scalp treatments

10

Hair styling

320

Tinting

15

Bleaching and frosting

10

Temporary rinses

10

Semi-permanent color

10

Cold permanent waving or chemical relaxing

25

Hair shaping

50

Wig care, styling, placing on model

5

Finger waving and thermal waving

30

Manicures and pedicures

15

Basic facials and waxings

5

Sculptured nails, nail tips, and wraps

20

TOTAL

525

F. The curriculum requirements for nail care must include the following minimum performances:

Manicures

30

Pedicures

15

Individual sculptured nails and nail tips

200

Individual removals

10

Individual nail wraps

20

TOTAL

275

G. The curriculum requirements for waxing must include the following minimum performances:

Arms

4

Back

2

Bikini area

6

Brows

12

Chest

1

Facial (i.e., face, chin, and cheek and lip)

6

Leg

3

Underarm

2

TOTAL

36

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 19, Issue 18, eff. July 1, 2003; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 09, eff. February 1, 2017; Volume 35, Issue 12, eff. April 1, 2019.

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