Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA)

Bureau of Professional Licensing, Licensing Division
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: 517-373-8068
Fax: 517-373-1044
Website: www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-72600_72602_72731_72864---,00.html
Email: CosBarber@michigan.gov

1,500 in formal cosmetology program or 1,920 in apprenticeship

Michigan COVID-19 Update: Permission to Practice

On June 5, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order (EO) 2020-114 (https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/MIEOG/2020/06/05/file_attach...), allowing massage therapists, estheticians, hair salons, barbershops, and nail professionals to resume business operations. Zones 6 and 8 (Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula) will reopen June 10, 2020. The remainder of the state will reopen June 15, 2020. 

Michigan COVID-19 State Update

There have been many changes in the massage therapy and cosmetology industries and communities in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). In Michigan, perhaps the most impact was felt across businesses mandated to close. ABMP, ASCP, AHP, and ANP have summarized below Executive Orders regarding COVID-19 in the state of Michigan, and we encourage you to pay special attention to the CARES Act outlined at the bottom of this email, which addresses financial aid and unemployment benefits.

Prohibition of Practice

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