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TITLE 16ECONOMIC REGULATION
PART 4TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION
CHAPTER 83COSMETOLOGISTS
RULE §83.105Health and Safety Standards--Temporary Hair Removal Services

(a) Cosmetologists and estheticians shall wash their hands with soap and water, or use a liquid hand sanitizer, prior to performing any services on a client.

(b) Cosmetologists and estheticians shall clean the areas of the client's body on which the service is to be administered.

(c) Cosmetologists and estheticians performing temporary hair removal services involving the use of depilatories, preparations or tweezing techniques shall dispose of after each use all products or single use items that have been in contact with a client's skin.

(d) All wax pots shall be cleaned and disinfected in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations. No applicators shall be left standing in the wax at any time and wax may not be reused under any circumstances.

(e) All multi-use items shall be properly cleaned, disinfected and sterilized or sanitized prior to each service, in accordance with this chapter.


Source Note: The provisions of this §83.105 adopted to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1280; amended to be effective February 17, 2012, 37 TexReg 681; amended to be effective January 15, 2018, 43 TexReg 81

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