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Hairdressers or skin piercing licence

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Any person wishing to carry on the business as a hairdresser/barber in East Staffordshire must register the business.

Register as a hairdressing business

Skin piercing

Any person wishing to carry out semi-permanent skin colouring, cosmetic body piercing, massage and special treatments must register.

Register as a skin piercing or special treatment business


Hypnotism includes hypnotism, mesmerism and any similar act or process which produces or is intended to produce in any person any form of induced sleep or tranc.

Register as a hypnotist