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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 41. Board For Barbers And Cosmetology
Chapter 70. Esthetics Regulations

18VAC41-70-250. Scope of practice.

A. Each licensed spa or school shall ensure that no licensee or student performs any service beyond the scope of practice for the esthetician or master esthetician license.

B. For chemical exfoliation of the epidermis by a licensed master esthetician, the standards for use of an exfoliator or concentration of acids shall be:

1. Jessner and Modified Jessner solution;

2. Trichloracetic acid less than 20%;

3. Nonprescriptive alpha hydroxyl acids;

4. Nonprescriptive beta hydroxyl acids;

5. Nonprescriptive, commercially available products used in accordance with manufacturer's written instructions;

6. Vitamin-based acids;

7. Enzymes; or

8. Herbal exfoliators.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2007.

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