California Code, Health and Safety Code - HSC § 119302
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(a) Pursuant to Section 653 of the Penal Code , a client shall be at least 18 years of age to be offered or to receive a tattoo or permanent cosmetics application, regardless of parental consent.
(b) Pursuant to Section 652 of the Penal Code , persons under 18 years of age shall not be offered or receive a body piercing unless the piercing is performed in the presence of his or her parent or guardian.
(c) A client shall be at least 18 years of age to be offered or to receive a branding, regardless of parental consent.
(d) The piercing or application of permanent cosmetics to the nipples or genitals of a minor is prohibited. The application of permanent cosmetics to the nipples of a minor is authorized when applied by a registered permanent cosmetic technician with the consent of the minor's parent or guardian and as directed by a physician.
(e) A body art facility may refuse to perform body piercing on a minor, regardless of parental or guardian consent.
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