Regulations – Maryland

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  • Oversight Body:
    None known
  • Licensing Contact:
    No statewide body for licensing of permanent cosmetics could be found, but some counties or municipalities do regulate.  For example, Baltimore: http://health.baltimorecity.gov/environmental-health/tattoo-facilities
  •  Note: Under COMAR 09.22.02.03.F; Cosmetic tattooing is prohibited in any full service or limited practice salon or in regard to any salon-sponsored services. Tattoo means to prick, pierce, or otherwise enter the skin or mucous membrane of an individual for the purpose of inserting pigments or raising scars. Microblading and other forms of permanent, semi-permanent, or long-lasting make-up are all cosmetic tattooing.
    Source: https://www.dllr.state.md.us/license/cos/
  • Other Law Resources:
    http://www.alllaw.com/state_resources/maryland