The Cosmetology Act and its 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 Environmentepartment 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 inspections" offer information regarding 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