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For Immediate Release:
October 30, 2017
Contact: 518-486-9846
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New York Department of State to Hold Meeting of Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

The New York Department of State will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 regarding the appearance enhancement profession, which includes licensing for nail specialty, nail specialty trainee, cosmetology, waxing, natural hair styling and esthetics.  The meeting will take place at the following locations: 99 Washington Avenue, conference room 505, Albany; 65 Court Street, conference room 208, Buffalo; and, 123 William Street, conference room 231, New York City.  The public has the right to attend the meeting at any of these locations. The meeting will be webcast live at

The Department’s Division of Licensing Services issues licenses to persons in these professions, and the Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee advises the Department on adoption of rules and regulations relating to this discipline. 

WHO: Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee

WHAT: Public Meeting of the Committee

WHEN: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Via Videoconferencing at the following Department of State locations:
  • 99 Washington Avenue, Conference Room 505, Albany
  • 65 Court Street, Conference Room 208  , Buffalo
  • 123 William Street, Conference Room 231, New York City

Note: For information on logistics, please contact Sharon Charland at or 518-473-2733.