21 NCAC 14T .0606          Natural Hair Care Curriculum

(a)  To meet the approval of the Board, a natural hair care styling training course shall consist of 300 hours of instruction in theory and practical performances as set forth in Paragraph (b) of this Rule as follows:

(1)           Sanitation;

(2)           Bacteriology;

(3)           Disinfection;

(4)           First aid;

(5)           Shampooing;

(6)           Draping;

(7)           Anatomy;

(8)           Disorders of the hair and scalp;

(9)           Client consultation;

(10)         Styles and techniques of natural hair styling including:

(A)          Twisting;

(B)          Wrapping;

(C)          Extending;

(D)          Locking;

(E)           Blowdry and thermal iron;

(F)           Business management; and

(G)          Professional ethics.

(b)  Performances shall be defined as the systematic completion of the steps for safe and effective cosmetic art services to a client and shall include the following: 

 

Performance Requirements

Performances

Braids

10

Twists

10

Knots

5

Corn rows

5

Hairlocking

10

Artificial hair and decorations

10

Blow dry and thermal iron

10

Braid Removal

10

(c)  Certification of performance completions shall be required on the graduation form and Board's application for the Board examination.

(d)  Sharing of performance completions shall not be allowed unless the live model service consists of 20 or more lengths of hair.

(e)  Credit for a performance shall be given to only one student unless the performance meets the requirements of paragraph d in this rule.

(f)  A performance shall consist of 10 or more lengths of hair.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 88B-2; 88B-4; 88B-16;

Eff. January 1, 2012;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; August 1, 2014; June 1, 2013;

Readopted Eff. January 1, 2016.