TThe Beauty Industry Council of the Florida Retail Federation represents all sectors of the cosmetology industry, including schools, salons, manufacturers and distributors.

The purpose of the Council is to advocate for and advance the interests of the beauty industry. Members of the Council receive experienced representation and effective intervention in front of the legislature and regulatory agencies. The Council also provides convenient and cost-saving services to members of the beauty industry, such as continuing education for current and soon-to-be licensed professionals. For more information visit

If you are seeking to broaden your involvement by serving on official boards, committees, or commissions, the Council can be the perfect platform to help you advance your personal and professional goals. The Beauty Industry Council is committed to protecting and advancing the interests of the beauty industry…because beauty matters.

Your membership in the Beauty Industry Council creates buying power and voice power by connecting you with other people in the beauty industry

Industry Continuing Education Courses

The Beauty Industry Council is an approved provider of the following education courses:

These courses are available to BIC members at a reduced cost and also available to non-BIC members at the prices listed on this page. BIC members will need a code in order to access the discounted courses. Member schools and salons can request the number of codes you need for students or licensed cosmetology employees by clicking this link, and sending your request. We will then process your request and send you the codes you’ve requested. Those codes can then be distributed to students and employees so they may take their free course.

Additional Member Services

Lobbying Representation before legislative & regulatory bodies
Grassroots Network
Increase your knowledge of the legislative process and help determine the outcome of votes by participating in FRF's Grassroots Network.
FRF Annual Report
Legislative Outlook/Wrap Up
FRF 401(k) Advantage
Workers’ Compensation Insurance
Credit Card Processing
Gift and loyalty card programs
Check guarantee program
Remote Deposit Program
Discount Shipping Program
Discount Office Supplies