Ridiculous licensure laws like this one are some of the laws I pledge to repeal if I am elected to the Texas Senate.
Jestina Clayton grew up in a village in Sierra Leone where every girl learns traditional African hair-braiding. Then, when she was 22, she moved to Centerville, Utah, a place where no one learns traditional African hair-braiding. So Clayton was pleasantly surprised to find a niche in the market among a small group of Utah parents who had adopted African children but didn’t know how to style their hair.
One of the most egregious is the requirement that a “shampoo specialist” take 150 hours of classes including 100 of them of the “theory and practice” of shampooing.