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For Immediate Release:
January 21, 2020
Contact: 518-486-9844

DOS Holds a Meeting of Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee

The New York Department of State will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. 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.

The agenda for this meeting can be found here.


WHO: Appearance Enhancement Advisory Committee

WHAT: Public Meeting of the Committee

WHEN: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 – 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Via Videoconferencing at the following locations:

Department of State
99 Washington Avenue
Conference room 505

65 Court Street
Conference room 208

123 William Street
Conference room 231

Note: For information on logistics, please contact Denise Tidings at or 518-402-4921.