SEC. 73-5-39. What constitutes practice of barbering.
Any one or any combination of the following practices (when done upon the upper part of the human body for cosmetic purposes and not for the treatment of diseases, or physical or mental ailment, and when done for payment either directly or indirectly, or without payment, for the public generally) constitutes the practice of barbering:
Shaving, trimming the beard or cutting the hair;
Giving facial or scalp massages or treatments with oils, creams, lotions or other preparations, either by hand or mechanical devices;
Singeing, shampooing, coloring or dyeing of the hair or beard, or any chemical services as pertains to hair perms, hair color or straightening;
Applying cosmetic preparations, antiseptics, powders, clays or lotions to scalp, face, neck or upper part of the body.
SOURCES: Codes, 1930, Sec. 3849; 1942, Sec. 8741; Laws, 1930, ch. 131; 1932, ch. 118; reenacted, 1983, ch. 489, Sec. 20; reenacted, 1991, ch. 508, Sec. 21, eff from and after passage (approved April 4, 1991); 1997 Laws, Chapter 511, Sec. 21, HB263; Laws, 2002, ch. 558, §20, SB 2326, eff from and after June 30, 2002.
PREVIOUS VERSIONS: Pre-2002.