Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do I acquire a permit to provide Eyelash Extensions, Makeup Artistry or Threading services?
A: Locate the permit application under the Licensure tab, click on Specialty Permits on right side of screen on www.kbc.ky.gov. Additional instructions are including assisting completion the application process.
Q: Will I need additional sanitation training for an Eyelash Extension, Makeup Artistry or Threading Permit?
A: Yes, all permits require a minimum of a 4 hours infection control course. This course is available online at: https://www.miladypro.com/store/products/detail/9781285860862/infection-control-online-class
Completion of the infection control course must be submitted to the board office with the completed permit application and a copy of a current government photo ID and passport photo. The Board will not accept an Infection control course that has been taken over one year.
Q: Which companies are board approved to provide Eyelash certifications for the Eyelash Extension Permit?
A: The board has approved the Eyelash providers listed below:
1. Lavish Lashes
2. Dulce Lash Artistry by Maven
3. Bella Lashes
4. Nova Lash
5. Extreme Lashes
6. Glad Lash
Q: Where can I provide services as an Eyelash Extension, Makeup Artistry or Threading Permit holder?
A: All licenses or Permit holders in the state of Kentucky are required by law to work in a licensed facility approved through the KBC office at all times.
Q: Can an Eyelash Permit holder provide other services such as lash perm lifts, tinting, or provide brow services?
A: No, the Eyelash Permit is strictly a service provided by applying lashes directly to your natural eyelash by using adhesive. A licensed Cosmetologist or Esthetician must provide all other services such as perm lifts, tinting or brow services.
Q: What happens if I fail to renew my permit during the renewal period of July 1st – 31st?
A: To restore an expired license or permit, a Restoration Application shall be submitted to the board with payment of the restoration and license fees set forth in 201 KAR 12:260 and the following:
(a) For an expired individual license or permit, a copy of a government-issued photo identification.