Tabatha Coffey Speaks Out on Deregulation

Industry icon Tabatha Coffey speaks out against the deregulation of the cosmetology industry in a recent video. Watch it at HERE!


Industry professionals are dedicated to upholding safety standards to protect consumers and raise perceptions of our profession by supporting the sustained licensing of professionals. Throughout their education, licensed professionals study skin and scalp care, anatomy, biology, chemistry, and science-based infection control. Licensed professionals are trained to utilize chemicals and tools safely to avoid injuries and the spread of infectious diseases.

Beauty professionals complete hundreds of hours of schooling to learn about proper safety and sanitation procedures, graduate from a cosmetology program, and successfully pass a state board exam to become licensed. Unlicensed and untrained people practicing cosmetology put the public at serious safety risks. Learn more about how our industry is protecting licensed professionals and the health and safety of our clients at


The Pr0fessional Beauty Association (PBA) is on the front line fighting against deregulation of the cosmetology industry. PBA's State Captains are the eyes and ears on the ground helping to spread the word when legislation affecting the industry is introduced. Every professional can help elevate our industry and educate law makers on what our industry is about. Visit or call Bridget Sharpe directly at 480.455.3437.

About PBA Advocacy The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) advocates for the rights of every member and is dedicated to tracking, introducing and responding to legislation at both the state and federal levels with potential to affect the beauty industry. Along with our Government Advocacy program, PBA provides our members with Education, Signature Events, Charitable Outreach, Research and Business Resources. Visit for more information.

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