The Ohio Association of Beauticians, Inc. (O.A.B.) State Chartered 1934
The Ohio Association of Beauticians, (OAB) is a non-profit that exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives.
We focus on educational advancement, strive for professionalism in performance, seek improved economic opportunities, advance social legislation and work for the welfare of our industry.
We organize shows, workshops, exciting community-building events, fundraisers, and in-depth training sessions for our members and volunteers.
Meet like minded individuals, save money and make a positive impact on your career. Join our network of beauty industry professionals.
Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for members and volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find ways to get involve, and connect your talents that best suits you. We're excited to have you join our team! We are functioning for the benefit of all licensed professionals.
O.A.B., Inc. is an affiliate of the National Beauty Culturists’ League, Inc.,
Building a progressive and successful business of his/her own while broadening the scope of cosmetology / barber through continued endeavors in the beauty industry.
Benefits designed to help you grow your business. If you own a salon or company and want to provide member benefits to your entire team.
President, Emma Clark
President, Nicole Perrin-Hill
President, Helen Cuff
President, Dr. Laverne Armstead
President, Rosalyn Moore
President, Dr,Leia Love 330.338.1373
President, Dr. Tera Robinson
President, Edna Richardson
President, Linda Redmond
Dr. Brenda L. Holsey
President, Mary Claibourne
National Beauty Culturists` League, Inc. History Celebrates 100 years in 2019
The National Beauty Culturists` League, Inc. (N.B.C.L.) is the oldest and most prestigious African American beauty trade organization for hair stylists, barbers, nail technicians, esthetician, and hair product companies. N.B.C.L. was formed in 1919 in Philadelphia, PA, by a small group of African American cosmetologists and black beauty products manufacturers. In its 100 years of existence The National Beauty Culturists’ League Inc. has been responsible for pushing the fight for State Regulations of Beauty Culture. Today, there are no states that do not have laws regulating the practice of cosmetology. Higher Education Opportunities: The Institute Of Cosmetology N.B.C.L., Inc. is the only accredited nationally that offers N.B.C.L. members higher degree programs (Professional Bachelor of Arts (P.B.A.), Professional Master of Arts (P.M.A.) and Doctorate of Professional Cosmetology, (DPC) in Cosmetology, Nails and Barbering. Greek Affiliation through the Theta Nu Sigma National Sorority and the Sigma Nu Theta Fraternity
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Purpose Ignite a 'Bra-volution' to decrease the number of bras entering our landfills, while providing substantial social benefits to women and girls in need.
If you would you like to help reshape lives of women and girls around the world? You have a unique opportunity to do so by becoming a Bra Recycling Ambassador.
STATS Salon Together Against Trafficking Sex
Ohio Association of Beauticians, Inc. join in a collaborative effort to STAND, Salon Professionals and community wide event to raise awareness about Human Sex/Labor Trafficking in support of Project V.O.I.C.E.. (Victory Over Intense Circumstances Elevating to Purpose)
Our goal through the annual
Project Voice 5K walk/run is to join together as a community, raise awareness and engage in the fight to prevent and end Human Sex Trafficking.
Will benefit the local Human Sex Trafficking Direct Service Providers
5K Run/Walk will take place on
Saturday, August 10th, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
Become a Sponsor & Register Online
Human Trafficking 101: Training for Salon Professionals
Human Trafficking Awareness
To raise awareness to help others:
Recognize, Rethink, Respond, Report, Rescue and Restore those who are, or are at risk of becoming victims of crime.
Books 4 Buddies is an organization that collects new and gently used books for disadvantaged children and young adults.
“It takes a Community to raise a child” O.A.B. Inc. Chapters joins in collecting books, to encourage literacy . Books are given to boys and young men.
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John Searles Jr
SILK2 Professional cosmetologist
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Highlights of the 2018 BEAUTY & BARBER SCHOOLS
Why Beauty / Barber School Students Benefit From Hair Competitions Have you ever considered taking your talents to the next level while you’re still in beauty / barber school? Hair competitions are a great way for students to gain real world experience and learn how to style hair under pressure. So what are you waiting for? Come and learn, get some tips to keep in mind when preparing for student hair competitions.
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v All About Your Business
v Eye Lash extension
v Recognizing Melanoma Skin Cancer
v Infectious Diseases: Communicable/ Non-Communicable
v Hair Cutting Techniques, Hair Cutting Terminology
v Hair Texture, Tones and Density Terminology
v Hair Extensions
v Hair Color Techniques
v Instructor Course
v Ohio State Board of Cosmetology and Regulations
After completing 12 CE
ALL CLASSES MATRICULATE GRADUATION FROM THE OHIO INSTITUTE OF COSMETOLOGY
We are hard at work identifying ways to guide and direct our existing membership and the up and coming hair stylist, barber, estheticians, wellness practitioners and nails techs, etc. with the latest beauty industry and trend information. The O. A. B. Artistic Styling Team, is Boot Camp ready to educate monthly CEU classes, serving Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo, Akron, Lima, Cincinnati, Youngstown, Middleton, Canton
Ohio Association of Beauticians, Inc.
is a non-profit that exists to elevate, unite and serve the beauty industry and the professionals who improve people’s lives.
Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Member!
The O.A.B., Inc, is a non-profit organization, established and functioning for the benefit of all licensed salon professionals.
Cities in Ohio make up the State membership O.A.B, Inc, and each affiliated city is your Local Chapters.
In its 100th year of existence The National Beauty Culturists’ League Inc.
Cosmetology Schools HB 189 / SB 129
Change Cosmetology Licensing law
License HB 189 / SB 129
Change Cosmetology Licensing law
Wages and Labor HB 576 /SB 277
Increase state minimum wage
State Beauty and Barber School Competition November 18, 2019
N.B.C.L.,Inc Executive Board Jan.. 31-Feb.4, 2020 Wash.DC
O.A.B., Inc. Executive Board March 14-15, 2020 Columbus, OH
O.A.B., Inc. Celebrating 85 Years July 11-13, 2020 Columbus, OH
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