It is unlawful for any person to practice or attempt to practice electrology in this state, unless such person has been issued a valid and current license to practice electrology. This section does not apply to a student who is practicing electrolysis as part of an approved electrolysis education program.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 63-26-122

  • Electrology: means the art and practice relating to the removal of hair from the normal skin of the human body by application of an electric current to the hair papilla by means of a needle or needles so as to cause growth inactivity of the hair papilla and thus permanently remove the hair. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • Electrolysis: means the process by which the hair is removed from the normal skin by the application of an electric current to the hair root by means of a needle or needles, whether the process employs direct electric current or short wave alternating electric current or combination of both, or by FDA approved laser beam process designated for permanent hair removal. See Tennessee Code 63-26-102
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105