You should always check with your state, county, and city level as local regulations may be enforced while there is nothing present on a state level. Technicians are responsible for finding their local rules and regulations for licensing and permits before practicing. Below is guidance given by the state of Texas however government agencies should always be considered the source of truth:
- Many states combine microblading with permanent makeup, tattoing, or body art
- If you are calling about either of the above, its best to use the following term: “What are the regulations for tattooing and/or permanent makeup? What are the requirements?”
- In many states, the two governing bodies that provide oversite are the Public Health Departments or the Environmental Health Department.
- Other states regulate this through cosmetology boards or similar entities