(a)  In completing the 40 hours of live model performances required by 21 NCAC 14K .0102(b), all manicurist students shall complete the following minimum number of live model performances during the manicurist course under the supervision of a licensed cosmetic art teacher before taking the manicurist examination and submission of the license registration documentation:

(1)           15 manicures, including trimming, filing, and shaping; decorating; and arm and hand massage;

(2)           100 applications or repair of sculptured or other artificial nails; and

(3)           4 pedicures.

(b)  No manicurist student may perform any live model performances until he or she has completed 16 hours of classroom work.

(c)  Live model performances are the rendering of the required service on a live person other than himself or herself and which does not include performing the service on a mannequin.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 88B-4; 88B-10;

Eff. July 1, 1990;

Amended Eff. April 1, 1991; December 1, 1990;

Temporary Amendment Eff. January 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2010; December 1, 2008; April 1, 2001; August 1, 2000.