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An Inside Look at Gender Equity in Professional Beauty

In honor of Women’s History Month, Wella Company has released an insights report on the critical issues impacting women in professional beauty, including the pay gap, leadership and obstacles created by the pandemic.

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Why I Opened a Salon During a Pandemic

This pandemic forced change for a lot of people. It made us question everything in our lives; our careers, our priorities, even where we live in the world. Huge changes had to happen and we had to pivot to remain relevant. The interesting thing is that out of a horrific, scary situation wonderful new opportunities were born.

5 Ways to Reboot Your Brain After One Year of COVID Anxiety and Stress

It has been one year since the World Health Organization declared we were living in a pandemic. The stress of this reality can impact our health, physically and mentally. Here are tips to help us stay well from an award-winning scientist who has devoted his career to mental health and researching the brain.

How 2020 is Shaping Consumer Behavior in 2021

The roller-coaster quality of 2020 is impacting the way consumers behave in 2021, and Beauty Backbone's Karla Lopez-Martinez believes their are four factors that will dictate your success this year. Listen up and observe.

Biden-Harris Administration Prioritizes PPP Relief for Beauty Industry the Next 2 Weeks

Starting today, the Biden-Harris Administration is opening an exclusive 14-day PPP loan application period for companies and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. This could mean more relief is on the way for beauty professionals.

PBA to Host Virtual California Compliance Symposium for 2021

Beauty experts will take an in-depth look at salon labor and wage laws in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

BREAKING NEWS: CA Governor Cancels "Stay-at-Home" Order

Most counties will be classified under the “widespread” risk tier, which permits hair and nail salons to offer limited services indoors.

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PBA Survey Shows No Correlation Between Salons & COVID-19 Spread

The survey asked 2,532 salons to share their safety protocols, representing 19,392 licensed beauty professionals and services for over 2 million+ clients since reopening. The bottom line? Salons are safe for beauty professionals and clients.