The Cosmetology Act and By-Laws
The Nova Scotia Cosmetology Act, 2012, c. 39 (the “Cosmetology Act”) and its By-Laws are pieces of legislation by which the Association is guided. These legal documents outline the criteria required to become a member of the Association. Members are industry professionals such as Hairdressers, Estheticians, Nail Technicians, Makeup Artists, and Lash Technicians.
To view the Act click here.
To view the By-laws click here.
Safe Body Art Act
To view the Safe Body Art Act click here.
To view regulations click here.
For more information regarding the Safe Body Art Act, please contact the Nova Scotia Department of Environment at 902.424.3600.
Please note: The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia does not provide permits for services that fall under the Safe Body Art Act.
The Association will, however, during an inspection offer information about the Safe Body Art Act to its members, salons, and spas.
Please see a list of services covered under the Safe Body Art Act below:
- Permanent and Semi-Permanent Make-up