Sat, 08 May 2021 Today's Paper

Health Ministry to inspect beauty parlours

18 October 2011 04:47 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Health Ministry today began inspection on beauty parlours to check their suitability and competency to engage in beauty culture, a health ministry spokesman said.

Health Ministry spokesman W.M.D. Wanninayaka said Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena instructed the Cosmetics Devices and Drugs Authority (CDDA) Chairman Dr. Hemantha Benaragama to conduct an island-wide survey on beauty parlours following the mysterious death of a school teacher after allegedly attending a beauty culture session at a private beauty parlour.

“The Minister has received complaints that many of the beauty parlours are not registered under the CDDA as required by the law, and many of them are run by unqualified persons putting the lives of those who use them at risk,” Mr. Wanninayaka said.

The CDDA teams will also check the suitability of the equipment and drugs used for beauty therapy at these places and the qualifications of those who do the treatment.  All unauthorised beauty parlours will be sealed and legal action will be taken against them under the Cosmetics Devices and Drugs Law, he said.

The CDDA expects to re-register all qualified beauty parlours in the country after the Health Ministry inspection concludes by the end of this month, he added. (Sandun A. Jayasekera)

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

  Comments - 2

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 
  • Ramzi Tuesday, 18 October 2011 10:46 AM

    there is a beauty culture in sri lanka? ....never seen it.

    sid Tuesday, 18 October 2011 11:33 AM

    In the past Sri Lanka had ladies with natural beauty and even now they have, So why on earth should the ladies spend thousands to get beautified, TV ads which boost glamour should share part of the blame. The Europeans come over here to get a tan while our damsels wish to change their lovely tanned skins to be pale and white


Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Lester James Peries the Emancipator of Sinhala Cinema

Renowned Sri Lankan Film Maker Lester James Peries passed away three years ag

Emergency berthing of M.V BBC Naples at Hambantota Port: SL Atomic Energy Act violated

Even though Sri Lankan waters appear to be calm, geopolitically speaking, the

“We are just giving it away for Yuan” SLPP Parliamentarian Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe

The basic idea is to safeguard the nation. We are doing politics not for our

Port City Economic Commission Bill; Separate state in the horizon?

Political parties including the Opposition have raised concerns over transpar

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.