09.22.02.03

.03 Prohibitions.

The following activities are prohibited in any full service or limited practice salon or in regard to any salon-sponsored services:

A. The performance of services of any kind on a client who has an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to others;

B. The performance of services of any kind by a licensee or registrant who has an infectious or contagious disease that presents a hazard to clients:

C. The performance of services of any kind upon the surface of a client's skin, scalp, or nail where the skin, scalp, or nail is inflamed or where a skin infection or eruption is present unless authorized by a physician;

D. The removal of corns, calluses, or other growths of the skin, such as warts, by cutting;

E. The use of electrical muscle stimulator devices purported to produce nonsurgical face or body lifts;

F. Cosmetic tattooing;

G. The presence of a dog, cat, bird, or any kind of animal on the salon premises with the exception of guide dogs for the blind;

H. The sale of any hairpieces which previously have been worn including, but not limited to wigs, toupees, wiglets, falls, and switches;

I. The use or possession of a Credo blade or a similar razor-type implement used to cut growths on the skin;

J. Unless an individual possesses a valid and appropriate health occupation license issued by the Maryland Department of Health:

(1) The use of lasers, microdermabrasion equipment, or any other mechanical device used to remove one or more layers of skin; and

(2) The use of any product or method that causes tissue destruction or penetrates the blood fluid barrier, including:

(a) Chemical peels; and

(b) Glycolic acids.