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Stylists and Barbers Ask Lawmakers to #KeepUsWorking

The individuals who make up the workforce behind salons and barbershops around the country are asking their elected officials to #KeepUsWorking safely through the global pandemic.

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Bright and Clean: New Overhead Lighting System Disinfects Salon Spaces, Eliminates Pathogens

The J.Protect lighting system disinfects up to 99.9% of pathogens in indoor spaces and is safe to use when employees and customers are present.

New Poll Reveals Pandemic Impact on Black-Owned Small Businesses

Survey results from Color Of Change and Main Street Alliance of 600 small business owners.

Reopen Product Roundup: PPE, Partitions, and More

This PPE resource list for salons and stylists includes masks, capes, dividers, gloves, partitions, air purifiers, cleansers, and MORE. Visit the brand sites by clicking through to the brand names in this article to see more options to create a safe and healthy working environment during COVID-19.

Georgia Salons Allowed to Reopen Friday, April 24

The governor said specifically that fitness centers, bowling alleys, body art studios, barbers, hair and nail salons, and massage therapy businesses can reopen as early Friday, April 24.

Waiting on a Stimulus Payment? IRS Launches New Tracking Tool

For many stylists out of work, the government-supplied stimulus payment is eagerly awaited. Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched “Get My Payment” to track the status of a payment. If eligible, it will allow you a chance to provide your bank account details for direct deposit.

REPORT: Which Beauty Categories Will Thrive, Which Will Struggle

No surprise that products promoting a cleaner lifestyle--soaps, sanitizers, even shampoos--continue to hold but products that are deemed 'can-wait' items may struggle for years to come, according to this new report from Kline.

CND and the Horst Rechelbacher Foundation Support the Industry During COVID-19

Through Beauty Changes Lives, CND and the Horst Rechelbacher Foundation redirect scholarship funds into relief grants for service providers impacted by COVID-19, and are rallying other companies to follow their lead.