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The Safe Body Art Act and Regulations ensure safe practices for businesses offering services like tattooing, piercing, and microblading to the public.
For more information regarding the Safe Body Art Act, please contact the Nova Scotia Department of Environment at (902) 424-3600.

Please note: The Cosmetology Association of Nova Scotia does not provide permits for services that fall under the Safe Body Art Act.

The Association will, however, during inspection offer information regarding the Safe Body Art Act to its members, salons, and spas.

Please see a list of (including by not limited to) services covered under the Safe Body Art Act below:
  • Microblading
  • Permanent and Semi-Permanent Make-up
  • Tattooing
  • Piercing
Cosmetology Association (NS)
126 Chain Lake Drive
Halifax, NS  B3S 1A2
Canada

Hours of Operation
Monday 8:30 - 4:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 4:30
Thursday 8:30 - 4:30
Friday 8:30 - 3:00

*Holiday or Weather closures/cancellations will be noted in the Calendar
Office: (902)468-6477
Fax: (902)468-7147
Toll Free: (800)765-8757

General Inquiries
info@nscosmetology.ca

Provincial Exam Information
jill@nscosmetology.ca

Executive Director
Dana Sharkey, CAE
executivedir@nscosmetology.ca 



 

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