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…

[Updated] Which Salons are Affected by a COVID-19 Local Lockdown System?

Last updated October 19, 2020

Following UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement about England’s new COVID-19 three-tier local lockdown system on Monday 12 October, HJ reveals what hair salons and barbershops need to know about the new rules and will constantly be updating this article with the salons who are affected in different parts of the UK. What salons and Read More

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New Survey Reveals Most Clients Feel Safe in UK Salons Post-Lockdown

Last updated October 12, 2020

Most clients who returned to professional hair salons in the UK post-lockdown felt safe and relaxed during their first appointment, new research by L’Oréal Professional Products Division has revealed. How many clients feel safe in UK salons post-lockdown? The L’Oréal Professional Products Division survey, which was conducted on behalf of professional hair brands, L’Oréal Professionnel, Kérastase, Read More

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iSalon Announce Global Expo To Help UK Salons

Last updated October 8, 2020

If you’re looking for some further guidance for your salon business amidst the Coronavirus pandemic this weekend (10 – 12 October), iSalon are holding a virtual interactive expo to help salon owners across the country learn, develop and expand their skills in 2020. What’s on for the iSalon Expo? Seminars that cover topics including ‘how Read More

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The Government Initiatives Available to Hairdressing Businesses

Last updated September 29, 2020

The National Hair and Beauty Federation’s director Tina Beaumont-Goddard outlines the UK Government initiatives and measures that are still available to hairdressing businesses in October and beyond. Since the coronavirus outbreak began, the government has announced a raft of measures to help support businesses and individuals in the hair and beauty industry, says NHBF director Tina Read More

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Five Ways to Help Your Salon Survive COVID-19

Last updated September 21, 2020

There are five ways to help your salon survive COVID-19, according to Ben Fisher, Founder and CEO at salon software brand Beu. He believes if you follow his tips you will maximise your chance of surviving the challenges caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Help your salon survive COVID-19 Who remembers welcoming in 2020 with a Read More

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Updated: New COVID-19 App for Hair Salons and Barbershops

Last updated September 21, 2020

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Energy (BEIS) has announced the date for a new COVID-19 app that will help hairdressers and barbershops in England and Wales keep client’s details and will help clients track where they have visited. The app will launch on 24 September and it will be compulsory for hair salons and barbershops Read More

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Colour Express: How to Speed Up Colour Appointments

Last updated August 25, 2020

Thanks to post-pandemic regulations, the colour services you’re giving clients need to hit the mark quickly meaning you might need to speed up colour appointments. Just think Daft Punk: they need to work harder, better, fast and stronger. Appointments are completely different in a post-lockdown world, but your clients will want to feel valued as opposed to rushed. Read More

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Hairdos For Heroes: How Great Lengths Thanked Front-Line Workers

Last updated September 11, 2020

Thanks to Great Lengths, salons across the country dedicated two days to giving back to our key workers who have worked tirelessly throughout the 2020 pandemic and continue to do so. During lockdown, Great Lengths launched the Hairdos For Heroes initiative and encouraged all salons to get involved. They received a great response, with over 60 Read More

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