Dasha Minina, Beautician List founder and CEO, who is also a licensed nail technician.
Dasha Minina, Beautician List founder and CEO, who is also a licensed nail technician.Dasha Minina

Beautician List, an online platform to identify licensed beauty specialists, recently announced the launch of its online and mobile platform, BeauticianList. Providing verified data about licensed professionals, Beautician List empowers industry pros to grow their business through a unique online community, while offering beauty enthusiasts an unprecedented way to discover only licensed beauty practitioners.

 Beautician List provides a first-of-its-kind online directory and safe community for beauty specialists that unites them with potential clients who are seeking beauty and nail services. Further validating the need for industry regulation, Beautician List educates consumers about the dangers associated with unlicensed technicians and salons, including being exposed to sub-standard, unsafe practices. Also, Beautician List provides industry news, tips, trends, and other relevant information about beauty care and services, including information on proper procedures and state-specific board rules.

“Connecting consumers with verified professionals, Beautician List enables beauty enthusiasts to find the best local providers in their own neighborhood, as well as when they’re traveling,” said Dasha Minina, Beautician List founder and CEO, who is also a licensed nail technician. “More importantly, it helps them discover only licensed professionals who maintain the highest quality of health and safety standards, a huge concern that continues to plague the beauty industry."

 How Beautician List works:

  •  Beauticians, all of whom must hold a valid license, can register for online membership by providing their name, state, and valid license number, as well as enhance their profiles with further details (i.e. social media profiles, areas of specialty). Additionally, licensed beauticians gain access to an active forum for addressing questions and engaging in discussions.
  •  Consumers can visit BeauticianListor download the free mobile app, and search for licensed beauticians based on areas of expertise, location, and name. The Beautician List community enables beauty enthusiasts and specialists, alike, to share photos of services, beauty news, and trends.

 As every U.S. state has its own rules and regulations regarding cosmetology certification, there previously was no unified place to house this information. Beautician List is the only destination where data can be checked from any U.S. state, conveniently in one place.

 “As a celebrity and freelance nail technician for photo shoots, movie sets, and personal celebrity sessions for more than 20 years, I am now very aware of the dangerous and unsanitary practices on sets,” said celebrity manicurist Elle, whose roster includes dozens of A-list celebrities. “I am disheartened that successful agents and casting reps do not properly vet some of our industry’s newer ‘artists’ simply because they can paint and create -- yet have never attended nail school. Thankfully, Beautician List  is paving the way for maintaining regulation in the beauty industry.”

 About Beautician List

Based in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Beautician List launched in 2017 by entrepreneur Dasha Minina, a licensed nail technician, and serves to support licensed beauty professionals, while advocating for the education and safety of beauty and nail enthusiasts. For more information, visit BeauticianList.com and follow them on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Pinterest. The free mobile app is now available on Android, as well as iOS.


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Originally posted on Modern Salon