KY Governor Signs Bill Untangling Hair Braiders from Unnecessary Regulations

KY Hair Braiders

FRANKFORT, KY – In Kentucky it used to take 1,800 hours of irrelevant training to become a natural, African-style hair braider. That was because hair braiders needed to obtain a cosmetology license to practice hair braiding.

But yesterday, Governor Matt Bevin held a ceremony to commemorate the signing of S.B. 269, which exempted natural hair braiders in Kentucky from needing to obtain a cosmetology license.

Read more at the Institute for Justice.