N.Y. General Business Law Section 416
Application of article


This article shall not apply to or affect the practice of the profession by duly licensed physicians, osteopaths, dentists, optometrists, nurses or physiotherapists.


This article shall not apply to, affect or prevent home administration, without compensation or other consideration, of any practices defined in this article, nor shall the provisions of this article be construed to prevent the application of facial creams and lotions by persons working for the manufacturer of such creams and lotions in its establishment and under the direction of a licensed esthetician. Also, this article shall not apply to the retail sale, or the trial demonstration by application to the skin for purposes of retail sale, of tonics, antiseptics, powders, oils, clays, lotions, creams, cosmetics, cosmetic preparations or compounds.

Source: Section 416 — Application of article, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/GBS/416 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

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