• Join BIC Today!

    Membership in the Beauty Industry Council creates buying and voice power by connecting you with people in the beauty industry.

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  • Online Education

    We make it easy for you to complete your state of Florida requirements for cosmetology continuing education online.

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  • Licensing & Regulation

    Florida’s beauty industry is licensed and regulated. That means you need to be on top of government fees, forms and paperwork.

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  • Protect the Industry

    We work in the state capital to defend your interests and make sure you are not harmed by new taxes or regulations.

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  • Workers' Comp

    Save on workers’ compensation insurance The Beauty Industry Council offers members low-cost workers’ compensation insurance with RetailFirst

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Why Join

You’ve invested thousands of dollars in your business and profession — We help you protect your investment.

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Member Profile

Joanne is the founder and President of Shear Art Salon & Spa and is CEO of The Salon Professional Academy.

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Business Services

We offer you a full menu of ways to increase business revenue, reduce costs, and raise your profile.

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Continuing Education Courses

We are an approved provider of courses that are available to BIC members, and also available to non-BIC members.

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Continuing Education

BIC salons, spas and professionals receive online continuing education and HIV certification classes as a membership benefit. That’s an annual value of more than $40 per licensed professional every year.

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  • 16-Hour Online Cosmetology Continuing Education
  • 2-Hour HIV/AIDS Online Education for Hair Braider, Hair Wrappers, and Body Wrappers
  • 4-Hour HIV/AIDS Online Course for Initial Cosmetology Licensure

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Licensing Assistance

  • New License
  • Renewal
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Cosmetology
This includes body and hair wrapping, cosmetologist and nail licenses. read more.

Barbers
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DBPR provides an easy way for you to renew your licenses online. This button will direct you to instructions on how to get registered and use their system to complete you renewal.

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You chose to join the beauty industry because it is vibrant and creative.

Because it challenges us and excites us every day we go to work for our clients. You care about maintaining the highest standards of professionalism in our business. You're serious about the business of beauty, so join us in promoting our industry.

The goals of the Florida Beauty Industry Council are simple:

  • Elevate our profession.
  • Build strong leadership.
  • Give us a unified voice.

With a unified voice, we will continue the fight to create a tip tax credit for the salon industry - a dollar for dollar tip tax credit for FICA taxes paid on employee tips. We will continue to fight any challenge to the licensing that protects our business and maintains our high standards.

We will continue to ask for fairness and equitable regulation across all cosmetology business models. Read More

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Join BIC Today!

You chose to join the beauty industry because it is vibrant and creative.

Because it challenges us and excites us every day we go to work for our clients. You care about maintaining the highest standards of professionalism in our business. You're serious about the business of beauty, so join us in promoting our industry.

The goals of the Florida Beauty Industry Council are simple:

  • Elevate our profession.
  • Build strong leadership.
  • Give us a unified voice.

With a unified voice, we will continue the fight to create a tip tax credit for the salon industry - a dollar for dollar tip tax credit for FICA taxes paid on employee tips. We will continue to fight any challenge to the licensing that protects our business and maintains our high standards.

We will continue to ask for fairness and equitable regulation across all cosmetology business models.

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