Regulations – Alabama

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  1. Licensing Alabama Department of Health Link:
    1. https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/foodsafety/body-art.html
  2. Application for Body Art Operator Permit
    1. https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/foodsafety/assets/baoapp.pdf
  3. Oversight/Rules Link:
    1. https://www.alabamapublichealth.gov/foodsafety/assets/albodyartrules.pdf

Other Considerations:
“Cosmetic tattooing” means a tattoo procedure designed primarily to place a permanent color or pigment in or under the skin or mucosa and that is intended to be used in lieu of cosmetic make-up, such as permanent eyeliner or lip color; also known as micropigmentation.”
“Microblading” means a tattoo procedure in which a small handheld tool made of several tiny needles is used to add semi-permanent pigment to the skin. Facilities wherein microblading procedures are performed, and the person conducting the microblading procedure, are subject to all requirements of these rules as a “Tattoo facility” and “Operator.”