Article - Business Occupations and Professions
(a) Except as provided in §§ 5–302 and 5–303 of this title and subsection (b) of this section, a person may not practice cosmetology, provide esthetic services, provide hair services, provide hair services – blow drying, or provide nail technician services in any place other than:
(1) a beauty salon that holds a beauty salon permit; or
(2) a barbershop that holds a barbershop permit issued under Title 4 of this article.
(b) (1) A licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist – blow dry technician, or nail technician may practice cosmetology and provide services in:
(i) a facility in which beautification–oriented medical services, authorized by the Maryland Department of Health, are provided;
(ii) the residence of an individual confined to the residence by reason of a physical or mental infirmity;
(iii) an assisted living facility as defined in § 19–1801 of the Health – General Article;
(iv) a hospice facility defined in § 19–901(c) of the Health – General Article;
(v) a nursing home as defined in § 19–1401(e) of the Health – General Article; or
(vi) a hospital as defined in § 19–301 of the Health – General Article or a similar institution.
(2) To practice in any of the locations specified in this subsection:
(i) the licensed cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist – blow dry technician, or nail technician shall be sponsored by a beauty salon in which the cosmetologist, esthetician, hairstylist, hairstylist – blow dry technician, or nail technician is authorized to practice;
(ii) the patron to whom the services are rendered shall be a customer of the beauty salon; and
(iii) the services shall be rendered by appointment through the beauty salon.