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How Salons Are Responding to CDC’s Lifting of the Mask Mandate

Here is how five salons are publicly communicating their policies after the CDC issued an update to mask guidelines.

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CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks, Indoors and Outdoors

Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.

WATCH: A Candid Conversation About Anti-Asian Hate

A rise in anti-Asian hate crimes has the nail community on high alert, as many in the industry identify as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI). Two nail artists, Winnie Huang @winnieisawesome and Kristen @sfnoma speak openly with Becky May @beckyjade08 from NAILS about their lived experience.

Hospital-Grade Disinfectant Kills Covid-19 in 60 Seconds:  Lucas-Cide #222 RTU

Lucas Products’ new LUCAS-CIDE® #222 RTU ready-to-use hospital-grade disinfectant has received a 60-second kill claim for COVID-19, allowing salons, spas and barbershops to save time cleaning in-between clients.

Disinfection Made Easier: Rejuvenate Ready-To-Use Launches in 1-Gallon Size

The larger size also offers an economical choice for users to easily refill existing spray bottles and reduce their plastic consumption, pairing green practices with an eco-friendly disinfectant.

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.

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.