2018 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 8 - Barbers and Cosmetologists
§ 12-8-121. Exemptions

  • (1) Nothing in this article prohibits services by:

    • (a) A person who is acting within the scope of practice for which he or she is licensed, registered, or certified;

    • (b) Licensed or unlicensed volunteers in the performance of charitable services for washing and setting the hair of:

      • (I) Patients confined to hospitals or nursing, convalescent, or boarding homes;

      • (II) Persons confined to their homes by reason of age, physical or mental infirmity, or physical disability;

    • (c) A student of a barbering, hairstyling, or cosmetology school or of esthetician or nail technician services who has received more than twenty percent of the hours of instruction required in section 12-8-114 (3) and who is rendering services at the school under supervision of a licensee within the school setting;

    • (d) A person who provides the service of natural hair braiding.

  • (2) and (3) Repealed.

  • (4) Lectures and demonstrations on beauty culture, hairdressing, and the use of beauty preparations performed without compensation do not constitute the practice of cosmetology, and nothing in this article prevents the giving of lectures to and demonstrations on any person. The application of beauty products for the exclusive purpose of recommending, demonstrating, or selling the products does not constitute the practice of cosmetology.

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