Coronavirus

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is having a huge impact on the hair and beauty industry. Keep up to date on the latest news and advice for hairdressers and hair salons here…

Hair Salons Left £9,000 Out of Pocket due to Coronavirus

Last updated July 9, 2020

Hair salons have been hit with significant financial loss during the coronavirus. On average, small businesses in the beauty industry will have lost  £9,282 each in lost work, earnings and loan repayments, according to a new survey from Simply Business. As hairdressers across the UK adjust to the new normal in salons, a third of Read More

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What Does the New Normal Look Like for You and Your Hair Salon?

Last updated July 10, 2020

As hair salons, barbershops and freelancers slowly reopen throughout the UK , HJ asks salon owners to share what the new normal looks like for you and your teams and what you’ve learned from the first few days of reopening your hair salon business… 1. The new normal: Clients arriving on time for appointments Mikey Read More

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Now’s the Time to Learn how to Give Great Virtual Hair Consultations

Last updated July 2, 2020

Coronavirus has truly changed our way of life. Most things that were simple pre-COVID-19 have had to change, including the way we work and interact. Hair consultations are necessary for giving the client the best services you can as it allows you to access their hair and lifestyle, while also managing expectations that they might Read More

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This is How to Work Smarter Not Harder When You Return to Work

Last updated July 2, 2020

Discover how to work smarter not harder when you return to work by making small changes that will improve your work/life balance, explains NHBF’s chief executive Hilary Hall. One unexpected result of lockdown is many salon owners have realised how much time they spend at work, which means missing out on friends and family time. Many Read More

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Don’t Forget These Five Things Before Reopening your Salon

Last updated June 29, 2020

In England, as we edge closer to the reopening of hair salons and barbershops, there are a lot of things you will need to remember before welcoming your customers back in. While PPE, hand sanitiser and social distancing is forefront in your mind, there are other things not to forget about that will make reopening Read More

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HJ Launches #SalonsAreSafe Campaign Ahead of Reopening

Last updated June 26, 2020

The Professional Beauty Group, which includes Hairdressers Journal International and Professional Beauty has launched a positive campaign to remind clients ahead of hair salons reopening that hair salons are safe with the hashtag #SalonsAreSafe. The campaign aims to spread a positive message across social media and reassure clients that they will be in safe, clean and Read More

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Government Announces Hair Salons and Barbershops Safer Workplace Guidance

Last updated June 24, 2020

After announcing the reopening date for hairdressers and barbershops in England as 4 July, The Government has finally released guidance for hairdressers and hair salons that are expected to restart business in the coming weeks. This includes self-employed/freelance workers and those based in salon. The reopen date given by Government does not include beauty salons, Read More

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This is the Biggest Concern for Salons Reopening During Coronavirus

Last updated June 23, 2020

Around the world different countries have reopened the doors of the hairdressing industry as the coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease. As the UK looks to reopen Phorest surveyed salon owners on their biggest concern on reopening. While some hairdressers are raring to get back into work, others are more concerned about the logistics of the new Read More

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